All the fears about carriers cutting subsidies for the iPhone in the near future are completely overblown, according to a top Apple analyst.
Gene Munster of Piper Jaffray writes in a new research note that the current carrier subsidy model will remain in place for at least another 2-3 years.
Munster outlines three big factors behind this prediction:
The iPhone has the lowest churn rate of any mobile device, meaning customers are less likely to abandon their service with the carrier.
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