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If You Thought Defining Obscenity was tough Lets Talk about Wireless Security.

“I know it when I see it” is the famous quote of Justice Potter Stewart about obscenity,  But when it comes to Security it’s what you don’t see that can kill you. It’s nice in the movies that the bomb...

Sprint Displays Some Benevolent Behavior

A big player in both the cell carrier and wireless broadband arenas, Sprint has been doing assorted charity work in some of the more vital U.S. markets. In the past week alone, two press releases have been issued regarding Sprint's philanthropy. If analyzed acutely, there may be some clues in the patterns of Sprint's contributions to local charities.

Sprint Executives Resign From Clearwire Board Due to Anti-Trust Laws

The three Sprint (S) executives that were residing on the Clearwire(CLWR) board have resigned, leading many to question the stability of the company.

Streaming (& Archiving) 4GWE.

The last three years have been pretty amazing.  Thanks to Apple's iPhone we finally got to see what its like to have "full" access to the Internet.  The iPhone shifted everyone's strategies, and where LTE looked like it would...

Missing the Point on e911

The Commission is rearranging the deck chairs on e911.First of all to their credit they want to improve accuracy of wireless services.  According the Chairman Genachowski over 50% of the e911 calls need better details.Then came examples of suggestions for...

A New Series of Posts

We are getting close to 4GWE and I am off to LA next week for other reasons, so I am looking forward to scoping out the place in advance.  I am trying to minimize my impact on the time, buy...

The Opportunity Gap: New Spectrum Same Problem

The Wireless world is expanding in traffic and spectrum now that President Obama is looking to open up spectrum.  Regardless of what the policy is from the White House the need for data services on mobile solutions is expanding and...

Clearwire Goes Live with WiMAX in Dallas, Chicago, Charlotte

The long wait for WiMAX in the Windy City as well as the DFW Metroplex is over -- as we expected, Clearwire is now selling services in both cities, keeping with the company's strategy of "soft launching" markets online before...

Report Excerpt: Why Dearth of Devices Hurts Clearwire

Editor's note: The following is an excerpt from our latest quarterly report on all things Clearwire, the CLEARWIRE NTK OCTOBER 2009 (need to know) report, available now for the low low price of $4.95. In this excerpt we talk about...

Testing a Big Question for 'Open' 4G Devices

There was a little cold-water type reality splashed on the audience at the morning panels here Thursday at the 4GWE conference, specifically around the notion of 4G network and device testing -- a relatively non-sexy topic that may nevertheless slow down...

Liveblogging -- Femtocell Session

There's an overflow crowd here at the 4GWE session on femtocells, so I'll try some liveblogging to keep you in the flow of the discussion if you're not here in the room with us. Keep refreshing this post, we are...

Developers Have the Upper Hand in 4G Apps Ecosystem

Two afternoon panels Tuesday at the 4GWE conference here in Los Angeles made it clear that software developers, and not carriers, will drive innovation when it comes to 4G wireless applications of the future. The big, unanswered question is if,...

Voice on 4G? Inevitable... But Not Anytime Soon

With back to back sessions this afternoon at the 4GWE Conference, it's tough to cram all this great info into short blog posts (but of course that won't stop us from trying). In a panel this afternoon about Giving Voice...

The 4GWE Conference is Connected at 4G Speed -- Thanks Towerstream

This is how fast we are connected here at the LA Convention Center... thanks toa WiMAX link from Towerstream: ...

Skype Sale has 4GWE Buzzing

Talk about a wake-up call -- as folks file in for today's 4G Wireless Evolution conference here in Los Angeles, everyone is talking about the sale of Skype to some Silicon Valley private investors at a valuation of $2.75 billion.Though...

Will 'Portability' Lure Businesses to WiMAX?

When WiMAX providers talk about the technology's attributes, cellular-like mobility is usually near the top of the list. But for many business users WiMAX's simple portability -- the ability to pick up and move your broadband connection -- may prove...

A Slow News Day, but not Inactive

I have a few blogs to post, but I am not sure the audience is here right now.  I was shocked to see how much noise was coming out of some of the previous posts.  I was talking to some...

Gerry Purdy's Newsletter

Mark my words: over the coming years, our cell phone will become the wireless networking relay station of choice for all of our portable devices - from Netbooks to Notebooks to eBooks and support for the phone's own wireless data activities as well. But, getting there is not going to be easy.

Verizon WIreless says the Future is Open

"This an enormous shift for Verizon" - Jim Basilie RIM

Someone with a Clue!

Thats the normal address on the NANOG list when a particular companies IP network is behaving badly with another internetworked company.  Its not always associated with facilities.  As a matter of fact more often its more virtual.  Routing Tables, Email...

Why we are here? 4GWE Rewind

I took the liberty of heavily editing  Brough Turner or Dialogic discussion from the "Our Genealogy" session.  When we come to the west coast we broke up the tutorial so that Brough Turner and Fanny Mlinarsky had more latitude to...

Alvarion Open Range Interview.

AlvarionOpenRange.mp3  Greg Daily, President of Alvarion, Inc and Ashish Sharma talk to me about the significance of the win with Open Range.Open Range intends to serve over 6 M in 17 states in the US.  This discussion looks at what...

India - Tech Centers and guess what #1 Trend they want

Mobile Apps!Looking at the Times of India (a good place to read to get away from the skew of US politics but perhaps hard for those who are used to a more US centric view).  One of the lead articles...

Cisco 4G is about Video

I had a talk with Kittur Nagesh Director Marketing at Cisco Systems about the Clearwire Cisco announcement.  It was an interesting discussion that was not specifically about the Navini product line within Cisco but the overall ability to contribute to...

Google Competes again with Email

Catch the Wave from Google, and you can see the dilemma we face as move to 4G.  First of all lets give them credit.  The Rasmussen's brothers and their team (aka google maps leaders) have developed a document strategy they...
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