Bad news about the AT&T iPad data plans got you down? Want to grasp at any strings you can about a possible Verizon announcement next week? We've got just the thing for you: Boy Genius Report says that Verizon is currently testing iPads out on their network. Rumor has it that they've got CDMA-compatible models running on the network right now, and they're checking them for stability and performance.

Of course, a rumor is a rumor, and despite from the constant speculation and endless denials by both AT&T and Apple, there's no indication that Verizon is getting their own iPhones, much less an alternate deal for the iPad. But with WWDC going down next week and customers frustrated with AT&T's plans, the time might be ripe for Verizon to provide an alternative.

*Verizon is currently in the process of acquiring AOL, Engadget's parent company. However, Engadget maintains full editorial control, and Verizon will have to pry it from our cold, dead hands.

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