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Notorious AT&T Drop-Call Spots Soon to Be Dropped?

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You know the drill. Drive from Manhattan Beach to Santa Monica, AT&T drops your call. Drive anywhere in Echo Park & Silver Lake or take the train to Anaheim, AT&T drops your call. Try to text someone outside LAX, forget about it. In Hollywood? You're out of luck. Our L.A. dropped-call woes may be over as all signs point to the rumored Verizon for iPhone being far more than just a rumor, according to Mashable.

Up to 6 million CDMA iPhones are slated to be shipped to North America and Asia Pacific in the the first quarter of 2011. Since AT&T's cellular network is GSM, could this mean Verizon iPhones for Angelenos next year?

Mashable also notes that both The New York Times and Wall Street Journal have recently reported that an Apple source confirmed the company is adapting the iPhone 4 to work with Verizon's network.

Considering the nationwide complaints about AT&T's coverage and the well-documented call drops in Los Angeles, Angelenos might have to start thinking up other excuses for conference calls we don't want to be on. "AT&T dropped the call, sorry!" might not go as far as it used to come Spring.