This article is a bit of a departure for us at MarkHat.com, but we do cover mobile technology in travel and marketing (see our mobile traval report), and its interesting to see what is happening on the phone supply side.
It seems Windows phone is rather insignificant in the US and it has not got the connectivity or apps of other phones. Other supplier platforms, notable Apple and Android, have larger market share and far better connectivity. Only Verizon is carrying the Windows phone on their network and that it seems is a big problem for Windows.
Read more at http://www.zdnet.com/article/how-verizon-convinced-me-to-give-up-my-windows-phone