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What AT&T Purchase of T-Mobile Means

Today, AT&T announced it was purchasing T-Mobile from Deutsche Telecom generating a combined entity with 130 million wireless subscribers producing $72.2B per year in revenue. While AT&T had an exclusive contract with Apple to sell iPads and iPhones it could...

Verizon Drives Stake Through Heart of Net Neutrality

Updated with modified quote from Hunter Newby January 28, 2011, 8:15 AM EST Updated again January 28, 2011, 4:37 PM EST for grammatical reasons -- My views have shifted on net neutrality over the years - to the point where...

My Conversation With Chairman Kevin Martin Re: ITEXPO

As I got off the phone with former FCC Chairman Kevin Martin today after discussing his upcoming keynote, I couldn't help to feel great that ITEXPO will be one of the most exciting events of the year with respect to...

-50F With Wind Chill. Escape to ITEXPO in Miami

You know I would never stoop to reminding you about the weather to persuade you to attend what I believe to the be the best tech and telecom conference in the world - OK, maybe I would.So I was driving...

ITEXPO Hashtag is #ITEXPO, Receptions and More

Good evening readers,Just a note to let you know the hashtag for ITEXPO on Twitter will simply be #ITEXPO. You will see enhanced levels of twitter messaging at the show (Twitter stream at keynotes for example) allowing the ITEXPO and...

ITEXPO East 2011 Show Directory Available

The show directory/guide for ITEXPO East 2011 in Miami is now available as is the agenda at a glance or schedule summary. The one point you should be aware of is that former FCC Chairman Kevin Martin was added after...

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...

Julius Genachowski Named as FCC Chairman

Julius Genachowski had been rumored to get the FCC Chairman role and it is now official....

Kevin Martin Leaves FCC

In five days Kevin Martin will leave the FCC paving the way for Julius Genachowski who many hope will be more pro-competition and a much better consumer advocate.  Items for the new FCC chair to deal with include net neutrality,...

Julius Genachowski to Head FCC?

TMCnet's Michael Dinan reports Julius Genachowski will head up the FCC as part of the incoming Obama administration. Genachowski is a former Harvard law classmate of Obama, chief counsel to former FCC Chairman Reed Hundt, a VC and led the...

One in Six Households Wireless Only

Consumers are cutting the cord, making it more important than ever to have a wireless strategy which is solid. As it continues, the cable companies are at the biggest disadvantage.Over the past years it seems the FCC went out of...

How To Classify Kevin Martin

Boy it is tough to classify a person who is advocating opening up the internet for all when we also know he is at least in part responsible for the dire straights Nortel is in today. Friend or foe of...

My Thoughts on The Free Wireless Internet Argument

Michael Dinan has written a great article on the AWS-3 clash between FCC Chairman Kevin Martin and various government officials. It contains some salient quotes from me. I have mixed emotions on this matter as I want in no way...

IP Communications/VoIP and Tech To Do Well Under Obama

While many in the country - including most likely George W. Bush are counting the days until there is a change in leadership, those in communications and tech are likely wondering what the future will bring. According to some experts...

White Spaces + Google/Yahoo Break Up = Great News

There has been a tremendous amount of news worth analyzing as of late and perhaps two of the most important items of note are the FCC's approval of vacant TV white spaces for the use of broadband data devices. I...

Comcast Caps Usage

I have mixed emotions about the Comcast cap of 250 GB/month of bandwidth. On the one hand, it is good the company is telling users what is acceptable and what is not. At least we now have a number and...

A Possible Sea Change at the FCC

For the last eighteen months I felt as if the FCC thought the cable companies were too powerful as a result of many rulings which seemed to be in favor of the telcos. It seemed even when the telcos were...

Google Pushes Verizon on 700 MHz Open Access

Many of us thought the open access provisions of the 700 MHz auction were taken care of and this was the reason Google got involved in the auction in the first place. It seems now that Verizon is saying that...

Sending out an SMS

It is great to see the US Government embracing technology. Recently the FCC said that by 2010 we should have a nationwide alert system capable of delivering timely warnings vis SMS in the event of disaster. Participation in this broadcast...

Google Becoming Evil?

Google's rumored ploy to get the service providers to pony up extra dollars for the 700 MHz auction seems to be more fact than fiction. I was just reading an article on TMCnet from Susan Campbell that outlines how Google...

700 MHz Auction Concludes

The FCC 700 MHz auction concluded recently and the major winners were Verizon and AT&T. While this may seem like bad news to those who would have preferred more competition as a result of this auction, FCC Chairman Martin explains...

FCC gets Investigated

I just get the feeling that the FCC Chairman in the united States has a job description that entails taking endless abuse from the rest of the government. Now Kevin Martin is getting slammed because the FCC is a massive...

Comcast Gets Kevin Martin's Wrath

Kevin Martin seems to be genuinely upset at Comcast and the fact they weren't forthcoming about their traffic shaping of BitTorrent traffic. "A hallmark of what should be seen as a reasonable business practice is certainly whether or not the...

Yes, Telecom is Broken

Yes Peter, telecom is broken in some areas you mention but in others it seems to be doing just fine. What scares me most about the points you mention is how our politicians and regulators don't seem to care about...

Did Comcast Hire People to Attend the FCC Forum?

There have been a  number of reports that Comcast filled the recent FCC Forum with its employees and people off the street who were paid. By doing so, many claim the company denied access to people who had legitimate concerns....
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