Cyrus Farivar Seven weeks ago, we wrote about how Verizon Wireless wasn’t letting buyers of the Google Nexus 7 tablet connect the device to its LTE network. Verizon claimed that the Nexus 7 had to go through a “certification process” that “generally takes only between four and six weeks.” Verizon still hasn’t greenlighted the Nexus 7, even though it has long worked on the AT&T and T-Mobile networks, even though Verizon uses spectrum with open access rules that require the carrier to make its network open to all devices, and even though customers have successfully connected the Nexus 7 to Verizon LTE without authorization simply by swapping a SIM card from another device. Verizon yesterday issued a statement to Android Police, saying that Google “asked Verizon to suspend its certification process”:     

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