Since the release of the iPhone, many telecom analysts are already looking down the road to the next shakeup of the industry.
Many believe that this will come from the development of “open source” phones.
As it currently stands in the U.S., a consumer signs up with a wireless carrier, and the carrier offers the consumer a few cell phones to choose from.
These phones are pre-loaded with locked-down, proprietary technology for a handful of activities – text messaging, voice mail, camera, contact lists, and web surfing.
However, there is a revolution brewing on the horizon for cell phones.