BGR has confirmed that HTC and Facebook’s little experiment is nearing its end. BGR has learned from a trusted source that sales of the HTC First have been shockingly bad. So bad, in fact, that AT&T has already decided to discontinue the phone.
Business Insider hears the same. The chatter likely increased after AT&T dropped the price of the First to essentially Free last week. An AT&T spokesperson just told us:
“As mentioned previously, we do pricing promotions all the time and have made no decisions on future plans.”
Clearly there is wiggle room on both sides here but no one can say that Facebook’s venture has been successful so far. expand full story