Carriers Reject Dell's First Attempts At Making A Cellphone For Being 'Dell-Like'

Dell has learned the hard way that wireless carriers still wield a ton of control in the wireless industry. It appears that unless you are Apple (NSDQ: AAPL), Google (NSDQ: GOOG), or even Palm (NSDQ: PALM), it’s not that easy to win the carriers over. After rumors spread earlier this year that Dell and other computer makers were entering the smartphone market, it now appears that the company’s first attempts will never see the day of light.

Shaw Wu, an analyst at Kaufman Bros., asserts in a research note today that the company