Verizon has hinted at a shift in favor of more Windows Phone support from the carrier.

During a conference call today, Verizon chief financial officer Fran Shammo talked up how Verizon hopes to drive Windows Phone sales similarly to how it did for Android.

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"We created the Android platform from the beginning and it is an incredible platform today that we helped to create," Shammo said.

"We are looking to do the same thing with a third ecosystem."

T-Mobile first to support Android OS

Of course, T-Mobile was actually the first carrier to support the Android OS, but shortly after that beginning Verizon pushed hard to make the Motorola Droid a mainstream success.

Verizon saying it wants to support Windows Phone is one thing, but with only the unimpressive HTC Trophy on the carrier so far, it's a difficult claim to make.

The Nokia Lumia 900 is currently the premiere Windows Phone device, available only through AT&T.

Via CNET