We've received several tip from Verizon employees stating that their systems now show the 17th as the release date, and one person even says their store have already got in its first shipment of phones. There is also a leaked image showing the 17th from Verizon's own inventory system, and there are also reports that BestBuy stores have started calling people who paid the $50 deposit to show up on that date. Finally, Verizon's site has their Thunderbolt accessories page up, and also their 360 degree view of the phone.


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