Microsoft, Verizon Wireless Form Exclusive Deal

NY Times: The software giant and Verizon Wireless, the nation’s No. 1 wireless telephone company, on Thursday said they signed an exclusive deal to develop and market jointly wireless data services such as content from the Microsoft Network, Windows- based wireless devices and business applications.
The deal would allow Microsoft and Verizon Wireless to extend their reach to corporations by offering jointly- developed wireless services and devices. (get the full story)
My spin: Wireless is a HUGE market and anything, huge MS surely wants a piece of it. Keep looking out for MS branded cellular service and partnerships.