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Road Warrior Bill of Rights

Although Andy is a bit more high-maintenance than me (at least when to comes to hotels) I think his latest post could have easily been called the Road Warrior Bill of Rights....

Hotel Broadband Problems

Sure, Jeff Pulver and Andy Abramson are right on when they talk about the sad state of hotel broadband. In a perfect world, we should all work together and start a community site where we can post our broadband access...

Mesh Networks

If open-source is fueling the communications market perhaps it can do the same for mesh networking technology. Meshcom has recently announced the availability of its OpenAP Firmware which is targeted at companies interested in its Meshdriver technology.   Meshcom OpenAP...

Wireless 2.0

Google, Yahoo, Skype/eBay and others are very interested in ensuring they have direct access to consumers through licensed spectrum. In fact, on March 6, 2007, Google became part of a consortium called the Coalition for 4G in America. It...

Bees Gone Wild

Greg has some thoughts on the bee problems and how Taiwan is being affected by bees who leave their hives and get lost on the way home. Last year at the Communications Developer Conference I joked onstage about the...

US Trains Fall Behind

Perhaps a better headline for this blog entry is “US Trains Fall Further behind.” I was just reading an article discussing a high-speed train developed in France for the Chinese market. This train goes 357.2 MPH and this is short...

Arris

I recently touched base with my contacts over at Arris and asked what was up with the acquisition of Tandberg Television.   Jim Bauer, ARRIS VP Investor Relations said, "As discussed in our press release of March 8th, ARRIS has...

FCC Still not Happy with Cable Companies

Comcast is raising rates as you can see from this article. More interesting is this quote from the article:   "One conclusion that is easy to reach is that this market is in desperate need of competition," FCC Commissioner Jonathan...

The State of US Broadband

A few of my friends have ordered FiOS from Verizon and they seem happy to have broadband access at speeds once unavailable from phone companies. The sad thing is that even though broadband speeds are increasing in the US the...

Old New AT&T

Many people have told me about the Steven Colbert video about AT&T and thanks to Manuel Vexler of the IMS Forum who sent me the link, I have just seen it myself for the first time. It is pretty funny....

The AT&T/BellSouth/FCC Soap Opera

The AT&T BellSouth merger has gained FCC approval after AT&T decided to make some concessions and many are hailing this as a win for net neutrality. Below are some of the recent articles – a massive amount for a...

SIP Trunking Conference

Ingate received rave reviews from their SIP trunking session at the last ITEXPO in San iego. They are at it again and will hold a free conference titled  “The SIP Trunking Series: Everything you Need to Know” at ITEXPO in...

Verizon Shares Falling

Why are Verizon shares falling? Well it seems the massive costs of its FIOS initiative has investors wondering if the fiber to the home strategy makes the most sense or is AT&T’s cheaper plan to use copper in the last...

Verizon FiOS

It seems Verizon is making nice progress with FiOS. I am surprised to hear the company has the ability to offer 200 digital video and music channels already but then again I am not sure how many of these are...

Net Neutrality – Who Gives a Sh&*^%$T?

Seriously people don’t care. Excuse the profanity but I can’t believe it. At the last ITEXPO I asked hundreds of people in the keynote how many people cared about net neutrality and out of somewhere around 500-700 people, 2 or...

Will Technology Spread Democracy Faster than War?

It seems in Iran, broadband access and satellite dishes are scaring the government. In fact the government is so scared this new technology will make citizens yearn for democracy, it has banned high-speed broadband and satellite dishes. Iraq too had...

Houston WiFi

  Houston has released a draft for city-wide WiFi according to Save Muni Wireless. Here are some interesting details from the blog entry:   The City's vision is to apply ubiquitous, low-cost wireless Internet access as a foundation for the...

Triple-Play Symposium

Service providers from around the word are signing up for the second annual Triple-Play Symposium. TMC is a title sponsor of this event – The symposium is being hosted by Netcentrex and iPlay3. Light Reading and host of other media...

Shrihari on Net Neutrality

Shrihari Pandit of the VPF was having a discussion with me about how in the future anyone will be able to broadcast TV over IP. I mentioned net neutrality and he came up with an interesting point. If indeed service...

WiFi on Airlines

I am looking forward to more widespread adoption of broadband on domestic flights. Here is an article from itWorldCanada discussing the issue. I was quoted in the article and so was Greg Welch from GlobalTouch Telecom:But many other players, not...

Online Gaming Eats Bandwidth

Patrick Barnard has some thought provoking analysis in his online gaming article on TMCnet. The point he makes is that online gaming is going to eat up a great deal of bandwidth and as time goes on, gaming will compete...

Broadband in Space

NASA has just recently announced that they have communicated bidirectionally from a an earthbound space station with a spacecraft using a laser. More amazingly the laser communication was 25 million miles away! As opposed to radio waves, lasers can pack...

India Phone Growth

I am in Phoenix today and as I woke up I came across this story about how India telecom growth is exploding. In fact a record 3.79 million new connections -- 3.51 million mobile phones and 280,000 fixed lines --...

Cisco Enters The Living Room

Cisco announced today they are buying Scientific Atlanta a global leader in set-top boxes for $43 per share. Some of the reasons for this purchase are that video is becoming a bigger market for service providers and Cisco is responding...

Broadband-in-Gas

A lawyer friend of mine detailed a court case he was involved in years ago involving ownership of gas lines criss-crossing the country. He explained how complicated the gas infrastructure of the country is and told me charts of these...
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