The Wall Street Journal is reporting that George Harrison, er, Sprint, is committing to buy 30.5 million iPhones over the next four years. That works out to a $20 billion commitment. The Journal reports that the deal was decided among Sprint's board in August. The board was apparently pretty freaked out that Sprint would make such a commitment but the thinking is that this was how the company could survive.

Now here's where it gets kooky. BGR, which has a pretty good rumor track record, says it has inside information that at today's event, Sprint will get the iPhone 5 as an exclusive through early next years. Verizon and AT&T will get the iPhone 4s, whatever that is, and not get El Cinco until next year. Also, Sprint will run the iPhone on a WiMax network (super duper ooper fast) while John and Paul will run El Cinco, when they get it, on LTE (super fast).

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