I know a lot of people have been waiting for this day to come for a long time. If you are one of those people who are also customers of AT&T, check out this site for tips on how to make the switch without paying too much for the early termination fees.
I have to say, I was excited. I had planned on getting an iPhone in a few months because every 2 year, Verizon gives existing customers $100 credit towards a new phone. Now, they are quietly shutting down that program. 😦