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Truphone's Vastly Expanded International Roaming Plan

Truphone bills itself as the first global network operator and in an age where international roaming bills can run up quite quickly, having the company in your corner can make predictable international voice, data and text pricing a reality. As...

Why I'm Neutral on the Comcast, Time Warner Cable Deal

There has been lots of controversy over the merging of two of the largest cable companies Comcast and Time Warner Cable. Concerns range from fear of a monopoly to worse customer service to higher fees and data caps. Jim Edwards...

GigSky Wants to Easily Connect You Everywhere

One of the largest challenges international travelers have is staying connected at affordable and easy-to-understand rates. The last time I was in Europe I was fortunate enough to have a portable WiFi device with me that gave me free access...

Vocalocity is Growing Quickly: Here's Why

Recently, customers, vendors and competitors have been talking about Vocalocity - as one of the fastest-growing cloud-based communications companies. In fact just a month ago Syngergy Research produced a report detailing how fast the cloud UC market is growing...

Overture: Enabling Carriers to Compete Today

Communications service providers are facing unprecedented opportunity and threats and if the OTT threat wasn't a big enough challenge, its worth pointing out AT&T recently lost its bid to supply broadband to Starbucks to Google of all companies. Who...

Global Capacity: Enabling the Virtual Network Operator

On a recent trip to Global Capacity I got to see how the company provides automation-based network service platforms to system integrators and carriers who are typically of the tier-two variety. Over half-a-million quotes a month are provided by the...

Comverse ONE Helps CSPs Monetize Digital Services

In March I detailed how Comverse Share is helping carriers integrate the best of social networking with their carrier offerings allowing a CSP to communicate with customers in an environment where they are spending more of their time. The integration...

News from TeliaSonera, Stage2 Networks, Sidera Networks and More

There's been lots of activity in the TMC newsroom with many new guests coming to our Norwalk, CT studio to tell us what is new and exciting at their companies.At around 170 million mobile subscribers, TeliaSonera is a major mobile...

Is Hotel WiFi About to Start Sucking?

I like to see myself as the glass is half-full kind of person but I really try to be realistic so yes, sometimes it is one-half empty. And the two sides are tearing at each other as the news breaks...

xG Technology Making Progress

You may recall xG technology is a company based in Florida - they made some incredible claims regarding their wireless technology regarding range and capacity. Over time they scaled back their claims and I went to their office to verify...

Why Windstream Bought PAETEC

Broadband and communications provider Windstream Corp just agreed to purchase communications conglomerate PAETEC for $2.3 billion in order to add scale and drive growth. PAETEC is an interesting company as it not only provides broadband and IP communications services; it...

Family Plans Coming to Verizon

It took about six months for carriers to respond to my suggestion - and many families will be happy they did.Back in December I wrote about the need for carriers to offer group data plans - especially for families. Specifically...

Super WiFi Hotspot Gives 3 Mile Range

One of the absolutely most disruptive technologies I have seen is Super WiFi and although, until now, the technology has been more theory than practice, there is a grandmother in Texas named Leticia Aguirre who has lit up a hotspot...

FCC Reports Highlights 8x8 Business VoIP Success

While many technology decisions are made based upon what analysts or the media think, these sources can be flawed as they involve relationships – sometimes financial which could potentially skew how a specific company may be rated by the media...

Heading Back from CTIA Wireless 2011

I had a good week down in Orlando, FL at the CTIA show with many meetings. Some highlights included much debate about the AT&T acquisition on T-Mobile and the $3B break up fee associated with it. Then there were new...

Comcast 100 Mbps Voice and Data Service Unveiled

Comcast has just introduced 100 Mbps voice and scalable voice service in in California and the bundle shows the cable provider is very serious about becoming a major player in the fixed-line voice and data business. Combining Sharepoint, Exchange Server...

Former FCC Chairman Kevin Martin to Keynote ITEXPO

I just got word from my team that Former FCC Chairman Kevin Martin will be giving a keynote at ITEXPO on Wednesday, Feb 2nd, 2011 at 5:00 PM EST at the Miami Beach Convention Center! This is huge news and...

tw telecom Sponsors ITEXPO in Miami

I just learned that managed networking solutions provider will be a gold sponsor of ITEXPO February 2-4 in the Miami Beach Convention Center. tw telecom’s national fiber network spans 27,000 route miles, and directly connects more than 11,000 commercial buildings....

New Service Provider SIP Trunking Workshop at ITEXPO East 2011

I just learned about a new pre-conference workshop at ITEXPO: Making the Case for SIP Trunking and Unified Communications. Expect the free session presented by Ingate and their partners to focus on minimizing deployment costs and maximizing revenue. This half-day...

Net Neutrality: More Unintended Consequences

What if the FCC could force FedEx and UPS to charge the same rates for delivery regardless of how many days it takes to get a package delivered and/or the weight of a package? Stairway to Trouble A large tech...

NSN Boosts Apple Performance with iOS 4.2

Has mobile phone signaling been reborn?A smart move by Nokia Siemens networks was to upgrade its network equipment so that mobile devices can have faster data access while increasing battery life and decreasing network bandwidth use. Apparently Nokia mobile phones...

RRsat Supports Holistic Video Broadcasts

I spent some time at the recent SATCON New York 2010 show talking with Telx Ethernet Exchange program participant RRsat to discuss the company’s holistic approach to global communications which blends their satellite and fiber networks allowing for a...

Tehrani on Future of Broadband

Thank you all for coming to hear my keynote speech at Broadband Expo 2010 in Dallas, Texas. I really enjoyed the dialogue during and after the presentation.One point which has come up frequently in my writings in the past and...

Use 3G on Mount Everest

In the past year we have had one TMC team member take a hike up Mount Everest – and if you know me – you know I asked – do they have 3G there? Well, it turns out they...

Alcatel-Lucent: Mobile Data to be Sold at a Loss

Alcatel-Lucent has a dire warning for wireless carriers and investors… You just aren’t going to make money from wireless broadband. The timing couldn’t be better <sarcasm> to get the news as global carriers are pouring billions into their 4G networks....
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