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AT&T Orders Stores To Give Preferential Treatment To Android

The iPhone is still ridiculously popular and stores are happy to sell it. Sure, sales might be down thanks to iPhone 5 rumors, but sales are going to pick back up again in September, right? They might not pick back up that much at ATT stores, however, thanks to a new company directive.

BGR spoke to anonymous sources working at ATT stores and found that regional managers are now instructing them to sell anything but the iPhone to consumers looking for a new phone. Here’s how it all goes down: a consumer goes to the ATT store looking for an iPhone. Instead of taking them straight to Apple’s device, the stores are now instructed to show them Android and Windows Phones so they can make “an informed decision.”

While I think people should definitely make “an informed decision” before buying a phone, ATT is wrong to make that choice

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