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Verizon says it won’t hold back Android updates for Google’s new Pixel phones

After Google launched its new Pixel phones last week, we told you how their carrier partner, Verizon, couldn’t confirm whether or not it would issue Android updates at the same time as the unlocked model Google sells through its online store. Google then confirmed to 9to5Google that Verizon would indeed manage those system updates for Verizon-bought models. This led eager Pixel buyers to worry, since timely system updates is an age-old problem for Android phones, and since mobile carriers like Verizon are often a major cause of those delays.
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