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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....

Off to Day Two of SATCON 2010

Yesterday was a busy day at SATCON 2010 in New York with many meetings and today will be a bit lighter on the meeting front which means I get to spend some time in the exhibit hall. There is a...

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...
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