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SIP Forum at ITEXPO East 2010

The SIP Forum will be heavily involved in ITEXPO and related events this week in the Miami Convention Center. SIP is a crucial puzzle piece in communications and technology, used for such things as trunking and presence and you should...

Cox Goes Wireless

Look out world, the triple-play is becoming the quadruple-play. In all likelihood we are already at the quadruple play in many cases and heading to quintuple. OK -- we will call it X-play.Cutting to  the chase, Cox is now reselling...

Time For Google to Buy Sprint?

A while back I wrote about rumors I heard regarding Google purchasing Sprint and since then many people told me they read my story but it is an insane idea that could never happen. Now it seems others are making...

Sprint Sells Towers, Nextel Next?

In a move to pay down debt, Sprint has decided to sell its towers to TowerCo and lease them back.Approximately 3,300 towers will be sold for $670 million in cash. Sprint is rumored to be floating the idea of selling...

Mobile Advertising Update

The mobile operators have invaluable demographic information regarding their subscribers and it seems that in the US, Sprint Nextel is leading the way in turning their information into gold. One of the challenges for carriers looking to generate ad revenue...

Sprint to sell Nextel

The most logical move for Sprint is to sell Nextel to a company that can manage it better than they can. Thankfully for Sprint shareholders, this is exactly what the company has in mind. Recently, Sprint had finally started to...

Unlimited Plans = Unlimited Trouble?

Are unlimited voice and data plans causing unlimited headaches for carriers? More than one person told me at CTIA they think Sprint is going to be in real trouble as a result of the unlimited plan they are selling to...

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...

Rumor: Deutsche Telecom to Acquire Sprint

I don't want to predict a disaster but having Deutsche Telecom acquire Sprint doesn't make sense from the perspective of all the different network types these companies use. Sprint uses CDMA, Deutsche Telecom's T-Mobile uses GSM and Nextel uses iDEN....

When Acquiring, Look to Cisco, not Oracle

I am so fed up with the synergies CEO think they have when they acquire. In many cases CEOs and other powerful executives are on ego trips and buy companies and immediately change the acquired company's name to their...

The Second Sprint Merger That Wasn’t

Most in the blogosphere seemed to think a Google acquisition of Sprint was unlikely and although I agree the businesses are very different and Google would have a tough time explaining to Wall Street why the merger makes sense,...

Sprint Turns Down $5 Billion Offer

Sprint Turns Down $5 Billion Offer CNBC is reporting Sprint Nextel turned down a 5 billion dollar offer (according to RTTNews.com). It is not clear who made this offer as of yet. As you may recall I wrote a blog...

Why Verizon Sued Vonage

I receive many questions about patents and why one company sues another. Patent portfolios are like nuclear weapons – if you have them, you are less likely to end up in a war. I was reminded of this idea...

Rumor Mill: Google Acquiring Sprint

Recent news that Sprint is not going to work with Clearwire to build out a WiMAX network only added to the rumors I have been hearing about Google acquiring Sprint Nextel. On the surface it seems like this would be...

The Future is UnClearWire

TMCnet’s Russell Shaw reports in his Regulation blog that Clearwire and Sprint Nextel are not going to work together on a nationwide WiMAX network. Citing a story in the Wall Street Journal, Shaw says:   A letter of intent to...

Google Cell Phone

Will Google use the 700 MHZ spectrum to give away free phone service which is ad supported? The idea is not far fetched but if true, there is no price the cell phone companies won’t pay to stop the world’s...
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