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Pimp My Phone

The Upcoming Era of Deep Telephony Personalization and How Tellabs Wants to Help Carriers make it Happen As the global population grows it seems the desire for each of us to do things differently from others will only grow. Just...

eBay Unloads StumbleUpon, Skype Next?

  eBay just sold StumbleUpon to its original founders and returns it with triple the registered users or about 7.5 million. The site was sold to eBay in May of 2007 for $75 million and eBay has recently said the...

Heading to the Airport

I am on my way to Orlando for VoiceCon followed by CTIA. Have a great day....

Jailbreaking iPhones More Legal?

Recently, Apple applied for a patent which allows iPhones to integrate with biometrics allowing more precise authentication of the users of the fine touch-screen device. An eagle eyed reader of the patent noticed however that the iPhone used in the...

How Google Handles Outages

One of the most challenging issues for companies which provide service over the net is keeping systems up and running 100% of the time. No company has been able to keep their services running constantly but certainly Google is one...

Managing Telecom Expenses Becomes More Important

At a time when the world is tightening its belt but still using broadband and wireless services like they are going out of style, you might imagine an increasing portion of companies would be interested in managing telecom expenses. And...

Hotel Broadband Issues

One of the most maddening parts of traveling for me has to be finding hotels which have adequate bandwidth. Generally you have to learn the good properties from bad via trial and error. For those of us used to continuous...

Snowing in Spring

A nice surprise but can this be the last snow of the year please?...

House Passes 90% Bonus Tax

You may have heard the House of Representatives recently passed a punitive bonus tax bill for those working in companies which received TARP money. Specifically, The bill defines a new class of income, "TARP Bonus," that consists of any compensation...

Dell Adamo, a Smart Move Upmarket

 For decades Dell took advantage of the commoditization of the PC market by being the low-cost leader but they need to do more if they want to increase their earnings. The PC and Laptop markets are under pressure from netbooks...

Cisco Moves in Opposite Directions

With all the opportunity to sell more products in the data center and the consumer electronics space, a company like Cisco can afford to simultaneously attack both markets. To that end, Cisco recently announced its entry into the blade server...

SuperComm 2009 to Possibly Change Dates

SuperComm had been the nation's largest carrier event for decades and over the last seven years or so the show split into two and even three events. Some of the other names the show went by (or partially went by)...

Apple iPhone OS 3.0 Wows

While there likely isn't a smartphone on the planet that does not support cut and paste, Apple's iPhone users have been waiting patiently for years for something most consider entry level. The latest news out of Apple is that you...

Nokia Cuts, HTC Gains New Androids

HTC Magic, Android-Based PhoneWhile Nokia layoffs mount with the news of 1,700 more being let go as well as other requested concessions, HTC acts bullish saying they will release three new Android phones. This on the heels of the fact...

Cablevision Optimum WiFi a True Differentiator

One of the smartest and underreported moves in the communications space is Cablevision's decision to roll out its Optimum WiFi service for free in metropolitan areas of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. I should mention it is free if...

In-Flight WiFi: Know Before You Go

It's enough to bring tears to my eyes  - but in a good way . This of course proves once and for all how misplaced my priorities can be. You see, Virgin America now includes WiFi availability on flight timetables -...

Genband Femtocell Capacity

I spent some time with Mehmet Balos Executive VP and CMO of Genband today and at one point in the conversation he explained the G9 gateway pictured here can handle 1.2 million femtocell subs in a 7 foot rack. This...

Skype Gives Away HD VoIP Codec

There is no question in my mind that HD voice is the future of communications. The PSTN and associated codecs, microphones and speakers are all designed to transmit telephony based on technology a half-century old. Few other industries have such...

Calysto's PR Vibes on ITEXPO East 2009

Laura Borgstede's Calysto PR Agency just put out their popular PR Vibes newsletter detailing what happened at ITEXPO this month in Miami. The good thing about the newsletters Laura puts out is she calls them as she sees them. Take...

Gmail Outage, Safari, Skype go 4.0 and Neutral Tandem Outperforms

This has been a very busy news week and I have tagged dozens of stories to cover but haven't had time to write about them all in separate entries so here is a summary of what you need to know...

Summary of ITEXPO East 2009 Coverage

Thanks to all the editors and bloggers who covered ITEXPO East 2009 in Miami and/or posted photos. Also, thank you all for the nice comments about the show. Most can be found here and some are in this blog entry...

ITEXPO Keynotes and Panel Videos Posted

Good news for those of you who have been asking me when the videos of the major sessions at ITEXPO will be posted. They now are. The video page is located here and I cut and pasted some of them...

Four Signs IP Communications is Thriving

Is thriving too strong? Better than expected? Better than average. You choose the terms but you must admit things are better than many thought they would be. In the toughest economy in my lifetime, IP communications including VoIP is doing...

ITEXPO East 2009 Photos Uploaded to Blog

Although a painful process when uploading, the 100+ images now on the blog server relating to ITEXPO East 2009 are pretty easy to navigate. Here is the first photo. You can hover your mouse over the top left and right...

ITEXPO Growth of 15 Percent Portends Bright Industry Future

 With all the doom and gloom talk regarding the global economy, many attendees and exhibitors came to ITEXPO recently in Miami with low expectations. A few exhibitors told me candidly the show could have been justifiably down 30 percent. Instead, we...
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