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M&A's, Internationalization and Balkanized Spectrum

Today's Wall Street Journal has a field day of activity from Clearwire's  new found respect, Verizon Wireless invading Canada and Liberty Media looking to acquire Kabel Deutschland.Add this to the T-Mobile / MetroPCS / DT activity and the confusing life...

Should Vodafone Let Go of Verizon Wireless?

Let's get serious about where we are today.  The Fed has made cheap money available everywhere and its going to lead to more Mergers and Acquisitions.  From Verizon's perspective there is never a better time to engage Vodafone in talks...

Speedtest Anecdotes in San Jose

Erik Linask on his VZW dongle with a Cradlepoint and I with my Sprint EVO are supporting  the briefings today in San Jose.So we used the Speakeasy Speedtest to see how we are doing I am doing better consistently, but...

Is Skype Mobile the Exception or the Rule?

Verizon Wireless and Skype provided a model for the VoIP provider to meet the wireless operator, but the model is probably not how must carriers will meet.Next week we are running a webinar about Voice over LTE [VoLTE] which is...

Skype & Verizon Wireless Discover Metcalfe's LAW

Good News!  Verizon Wireless expanded their "on network" to include Skype users.  The solution does a number of things.1) It highlights the blackberry abilities to keep the application resident.2) It lets Verizon Wireless customers to connect to their Skype buddies3)...

Google vs. Apple

Google and Apple are vying for your attention today. If you are a carrier, your bed fellows are not staying the night! Google with the Nexus One announcement that is all about the Android operating system and not a carrier....

The Taffy Pull of Nortel: Ciena & Ericsson

If the sum of the parts is never greater than the whole,  the dividing of Nortel into various sections has interesting implications.First of all, Ericsson is on a hot streak right now.  It's announcements with ATT , T-Mobile and Verizon. ...

China and the iPhone

It may be that ATT is good as it gets with the iPhone.I have already commented on the fact that Telefonica is not having the same dramatic impact with the iPhone as ATT (Verizon [ NYSE: VZ] announced a 30%...

Ceilings and Floors: Vodafone and Verizon

It's game of inches as they say.  I have been looking at the reporting about Verizon's App Store activity and find the perspective of some pundits troubling.As I reported when I went to the Verizon Developers Conference, the goal Verizon...

Apple you Win, I Bought the iTouch!

As my regular readers know, I am Apple user but not and Apple fan.As so many of my friends around me are using the iPhone and telling me how cool it is, while never making a call with it.  I...

LTE Reality Check

Of all the sessions i attended at 4GWE my biggest wake up call came from the sessions featuring Frank Schirrmeister of Synopsys, Chris Rowen of Tensilica and Frank Vincze of Steepest Ascent.With the standards released almost a year ago to...

Bright Shiny Object - Death Star Apple Part 2

Of course, I would like to talk about Apple's FCC letter regarding GoogleVoice, but Steve Jobs is in the news with the iTablet.  So the distraction has worked. The iTablet is probably not a netbook strategy, but a MAC that supporting...

How Close is the Future: Verizon

Today's Wall Street Journal has an article about the deals Ivan Seidenberg has made as the head of Verizon, while the deals have been great for the corporate coffers, the stockholders and the buyers of the assets of Idearc, FarPoint...

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.

Who is driving the Next Bus Verizon Wireless or Apple?

Last week while Verizon Wireless was trying to draw the attention of the developer community, the press was all a buzz about their relationship with Apple.The problem is two fold.  The first is that ATT is the only one allowed...

Verizon Developer Community Conference

I am in San Jose for the Verizon Developer Community Conference,  It should be an interesting an event, they have brought their execs here to speak to folks in California.  One thing I expect to here is the need for...

Ericsson Powers US Up During the Low Down

The Wall Street Journal has it right in pointing out that Ericsson has positioned itself well in the US Market.  The acquistion of the Nortel assets, its selection by Verizon as an LTE supplier and its deal with managing Sprint's...

Now That CDMA is in the Ericsson Portfolio of Patents?

Very different press about Ericsson being acquired by Nortel, then when Nokia Siemens Networks "won" the bid a month ago.NSN was talking integration, had customers talking about synergies of support and you got the general sense that the deal was...

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...

4G - Power Car

Have I mentioned, my obsession with battery.  I do not consider myself a hog on power, but my phones are constantly running out of battery.  Yesterday's trip did not have the blogging I expected, because it did not have the...

Massive Mobility Finally

Scott and I just had lunch and we were next to a Verizon Wireless store.  And we got to talking about Andy Abramson's blog about VZ's MiFi service.  My connectivity has been for S%^# for a while and these last...

The iPhone Effect on Verizon

One of the reasons Verizon is so aggressive in its LTE deployment is Apple's iPhone deal with ATT is only for the 3G generation of iPhone.  As we have reported before the iPhone has given ATT an additional 5M subscribers...

Verizon's LTE=Late Ten Evolution

Verizon's having Qualcomm fall on its sword earlier in the year with the announcement that LTE was delayed; Verizon's restated their commercial rollout as last half of 2010. If you recall, they were aggressively saying 2009 in 2008 and now...

The Emphasis on the Wrong Syllable Bankrupt Nortel sheds WiMAX

I don't think this would be a sign of WiMAX's apocalypse. I instead see this as a prudent move on Nortel's part to emphasis the pieces of the solutions they own.

Verizon Ups the Ante and then Blinks

Last week the news was all about Clearwire and the $3.2B spend on WiMAX with perhaps some LTE in the future, this week Verizon trumped the spend with over $9B being spent to accelerate their LTE rollout to some area...
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