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New T-Mobile Pay as You Go LTE Pricing Changes Everything

Until recently, if you wanted a real data plan on a major carrier while using your cell phone, you were forced to purchase one of the monthly variety which could cost $35 per month and more with taxes and...

Games: The Biggest Opportunity Carriers are Ignoring

Carriers are losing control over core network services such as voice and text which is in-turn making them dumb-pipe providers. While wireless is still a profitable business, the presence of companies like T-Mobile and Sprint in the US makes it...

Software Telcos Based on NFV Want Less Equipment Provider M&A

Mergers are nothing new but about a decade ago in the telecom market they reached a fever pitch when SBC purchased AT&T and rebranded itself with the name of the acquired company. At the time it became common in the...

AT&T: From Dumb Pipe to Security and Home Automation

There has been talk within the telecom industry for many years regarding whether communications service providers would eventually just become providers of dumb pipes or provide added value they can charge for. The move to IMS in-part was supposed to...

How M2M Saves the Amazon Rainforest

Machine-to-machine technology is generally any sort of grouping of devices where machines talk to machines. When your car tells a central computer you need an oil change and the dealer calls to remind you – that’s M2M in action. Perhaps...

Google and Dish Were in Talks to Launch Wireless Biz

Some time back I commented on rumors of a Sprint takeover by Google and at the time many thought the idea was crazy. Fast forward a few years, tens of thousands of Android devices and a Motorola Mobility acquisition later...

Mobile Profits are Skyrocketing as 67,000 Are Laid Off

Mobile is not your father’s tech space.  Over the past two years, profits from the top eight mobile vendors has risen from $5.3 billion to $14.4 billion for a whopping increase of $9.1 billion and all this while over 67,000...

Verizon Wireless Back to 97.2% after Sandy

Living through hurricane Sandy in Connecticut maybe eight miles from the shore shielded me from believing the damage would be as bad as it was. Much of the state – by the Long Island Sound especially, got slammed. By now...

Simultaneous Voice & Data: AT&T's Big iPhone Advantage

While Verizon has a great 3G network and more recently a great 4G network, there is one drawback iPhone users still have using 4G LTE and that is you can’t access simultaneous voice and data over the 4G network. This...

CableWiFi: Cablecos Offer Free Roaming on 50k+ WiFi Hotspots

If you happen to be a customer of Bright House Networks, Cablevision, Comcast, Cox Communications or Time Warner Cable, there is some really good news in the form of an official sharing agreement of WiFi spectrum allowing customers of any...

Determining if There is a Spectrum Shortage

Those of us who have been in the wireless space for years take for granted that there is a spectrum shortage but the New York Times had a compelling story discussing how spectrum sharing and smart antennas will help alleviate...

US Database of Stolen Cellphones to be Established

Today is a bad day for thieves, very bad. You see, electronics are the number one item stolen – even more so than cash and finally the US will be implementing a system to ensure stolen cell phones no longer...

At Utah Olympic Park

I stopped by the Utah Olympic Park in Park City and took the tour which was very informative. Sadly, I didn't get to see any athletes training. I did notice AT&T had very fast service here with full bars throughout...

Consumers Tell Mobile Carriers how to Save Millions

Wireless carriers spend millions on contact center calls related to device questions from their subscribers and to lean more Amdocs recently commissioned a survey which shows that while 83% of the 2,900 consumers surveyed are aware of self-service options, only...

7 Wireless Data Cap Winners

Yesterday I outlined 7 Wireless Data Cap Losers and today I thought I would explore the flipside – in other words, who might win as a result of carriers becoming far stingier with their bandwidth allotments. After all, devices...

The 7 Wireless Data Cap Losers

We are in uncharted territory when it comes to mobility as this year we will see a slew of productivity-boosting 4G, quad-core smartphones like the Ascend 4D Quad from Huawei which I saw at Mobile World Congress 2012 in Barcelona,...

How to set your Continent on Fire, Listen to Europe

Last week I mentioned that it is quite hypocritical for people clad in Chinese clothes and buying most of their products from China to single out Apple for manufacturing in the country. After all, if you are upset Chinese working...

From POTS to PANS Conference at ITEXPO

ITEXPO will start tomorrow – today I am in a session regarding the move from plain old telephone service or POTS to PANS – which may be the acronym for the new phone network which is IP communications based. Right...

Trends and Surprises Regarding Google's 2011 Advertisers

Google’s 2011 revenues were $37.9 billion last year and 96% of that money came from ads. Now I know what you are thinking. Where is all that money coming from? Well thankfully, the people at Wired put together an infographic...

ITEXPO East 2012 Miami Out of Office Message

While I digest the super-strong, mind-numbing Apple growth numbers which propelled the stock to a high of $460 per share after hours I have just set my out of office message for next week when I will be at ITEXPO....

Despite Outages, Verizon Has Record Quarter

Months back Verizon sent me a 4G personal hotspot to review and I confess it is one of the most important pieces of technology I have. For example just yesterday I was at a lunch meeting for an extended period...

What You May not Know About the AT&T T-Mobile Breakup

Most of my readers no doubt know that AT&T has decided not to pursue the acquisition of T-Mobile USA because the US government deemed the transaction would hurt consumers. One of the best articles I have seen on the matter...

Will AT&T Divest in 2012?

TMC Senior Editor Peter Bernstein thinks AT&T may explore divestiture options next year and it is a conceivable thought. Moreover, what is worth thinking about is what will the Department of Justice do with other high-profile acquisition attempts next year....

Verizon MiFi 4510L Mobile Hotspot Review

Recently I was emailing with one of my contacts at Verizon asking what the hot devices are from his perspective and during our conversation I mentioned I have Verizon 3G in my laptop but haven’t had a chance to try...

Do Apple and Google Need to be Carriers?

Some might argue Apple is so dominant in-part because they are control freaks. Supply chain, software, hardware, OS, CPU, you name it. Ditto for Google - with proprietary cloud-based systems which are hyper-efficient and scalable, their operating system is the...
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