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Lightwave One West 2010 Launch Video

Lightwave One launched successfully as the first optical collocated event at ITEXPO. There was a nice crowd - here is one of the rooms and you can expect to see this event again at future ITEXPOs....

Billions Lost to Business Disruption

CDW recently performed a survey discussing just how much money is lost by business to disruption. Here are some of the findings: 200 businesses completed the survey Half (51 percent) experienced problems connecting to their IT network from other locations...

Why Los Angeles Needs a Smart Grid ASAP

By now the record-setting temperatures in Los Angeles are likely known by everyone with a computer or television - an all-time high of 113 degrees and this record broke the thermometer! Wow! Due to the current unintelligent state of the...

What Verizon, Time Warner Think of Video Shift

As TV shifts to mobile phones and the web it is interesting to see Verizon, Time Warner Cable and Time Warner the entertainment company all think they will be OK as the evolution continues. Verizon thinks FiOS will help them...

Metaswitch Forum 2010 Photos

I spent the evening at the Metaswitch Forum 2010 in Orlando, FL and had a chance to take some photos of an event which took place at the Universal CityWalk where there was terrific networking taking place. I got to...

A Blow to Sanctions: Iran Now Powers Regional Internet

As Iran pursues its nuclear ambitions it destabilizes the entire region and threatens to spread nuclear war technology throughout the middle-east. Just one side-effect of this trend will be much easier access to nuclear material by terrorists and Iran is...

Harald Braun Former Aviat Networks CEO Interview

I had a chance to have a few conversations recently with former CEO of Aviat Networks Harald Braun (pictured) regarding his current activities. A former International Telecom CEO of the Year, he stepped down a few months ago as Chuck...

ECI Telecom Wireless Backhaul Podcast

I had a chance to have a podcast interview with Gil Epshtein, Product Marketing Manager at ECI Telecom and during our conversation we discussed why the backhaul market is doing well and moreover how carriers worldwide are evolving and dealing...

Support for Net Neutrality Wanes in Tech Community

I just came across an article worthy of passing along from the Technology Liberation Front, a group which is focused on helping to reduce the amount of regulation imposed on the Internet and technology. Aside from a typo or two...

Altering Language to Achieve Government Objectives

Language is obviously crucial to describing and understanding the world around us but did you know the particular language you speak can influence how you see the world as compared to speakers of other languages? This weekend I had a...

AT&T Churn Rate Insanely Low

Gary Kim does a great job explaining in an articlethat Customers will put up with a a lot of imperfection in service quality as evidenced by the 1% churn rate of AT&T versus the industry average of 3%. One wonders...

Optimum WiFi Speed Test

My car got hit in a parking lot this weekend and the person who drove into me was nice enough to leave a note and offered to pay for the repairs. Anyway I am at the auto body shop and...

The Need for Wireless Broadband Speed on Amtrak

Having been an early adopter of 2G, 1X, EVDO, 3G, etc I can tell you the speed of wireless access on the train between Washington DC and New York and back seems worse than at any point in recent memory....

FCC Exceptionalism and Supremacy?

A guest post worth reading from Scott Cleland, Founder & President, Precursor, LLC: Read it on Precursorblog.com Often stepping back to gain perspective, and to try and see the forest for the trees can be highly instructive. However, if one...

AT&T's new Data Plans Good for Wireless Investment?

As Gary Kim points out, AT&T will soon be revamping its data rates and plans for iPad users. Currently the plan is $30 for an unlimited amount of data per month. Going forwards, DataPlus will provide 200 MB of data...

Should CenturyLink be Focusing on Wireless, not Copper?

Is it possible to take a group of wireline carriers, roll them up and cost cut your way to greater and everlasting profits? I present to you two opposing viewpoints on the merger between CenturyLink (formerly CenturyTel) and Qwest. One...

Covad and MegaPath Announce Merger

Dan Foster, MegaPath chief sales and marketing officer, earlier this month told TMC's Paula Bernier that MegaPath would be "active" in M&A in the next six months. Obviously this wasn't a case of overhyping the truth as in a press...

AT&T Increases Capacity with COWs

Did you ever wonder how wireless carriers increase capacity in specific areas where large crowds gather? Well, one way is they can bring out cell (towers) on wheels or COWs and use them to augment the cell towers in the...

Google Stimulus Plan

If you listen to politicians you would think that only government can create jobs and help the country in a time of need. I am constantly amazed at the capacity of people who have spent little to no time in...

Supercomm Dies, What it Means to Carriers, The Industry

Last week, Doug Mohney had the big scoop that Supercomm will be cancelled - he blogged it as a rumor which was subsequently confirmed by the TIA and USTelecom today. As a show organizer myself I get a lot of...

Tools I Used at ITEXPO East 2010

I used a slew of technology at the show but two products are worth special mention. The first is the Flip Mino HD video recorder which excelled in low-light conditions and allowed me to take rapid and high-quality videos of...

Amtrak adds WiFi to Fight Disruptive Free Bus Internet

 Years after European train operators and the airlines, Amtrak has decided it was time to add WiFi to its trains. Bus companies have found a way to sell seats for as little as $1 between New York and Boston and...

FCC, Broadband, WiMAX and Ford Sync WiFi News and Analysis

FCC to Boost Rural Broadband In today's news, the FCC is looking at average Internet speeds in rural areas with the hopes of increasing them. Here is an excerpt from a Wall Street Journal article: Last week, Rep. Rick Boucher...

TeliaSonera 4G Screams at 80 Mbps

TeliaSonera allows 20-80 Mbps download speeds on a 4G-based LTE network allowing a theoretical 4 simultaneous HDTV streams at maximum throughput! If you live or visit the central parts of Stockholm or Oslo you can now get blazing fast wireless...

The History of the Internet and Net Neutrality

If you are looking for a single article which will illuminate the evolution of the Internet, the challenges regulators had when policing phone companies, the competition between cable and phone companies and net neutrality, look no further than this article...
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