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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...

Apple: Which is Worse, Flash or Poor Voice Service?

 People who think the iPhone is a great device but terrible phone are common - in fact just about everyone I know who has an iPhone tells me the call quality and dropped calls are a major problem. Now there...

CradlePoint Turns Phones and 3G modems into Access Points

 Two years back I hacked into my Verizon XV6800 - an HTC device so I could install WMWifiRouter software which turned the phone into a hotspot. I still remember getting it to work and marveling at how people in the...

Verizon Network Back, Voice not Affected

This morning I reported Verizon was having service outages nationwide. According to Tom Pica at Verizon, the outage affected parts of the east coast. Indeed, TMC has many team members in Atlanta who had problems with their data service this...

Verizon Data Service Outage

Verizon Wireless is having service outages nationwide. If you have service problems feel free to comment. One wonders how AT&T and other carriers may use this against the company with the strongest 3G service in the US.Update...

Cablevision Shows CTI stands for Computer-TV Integration

How big an industry will computer-television integration industry become and will it dwarf the multibillion dollar computer-telephony integration market which was responsive for originating the CTI acronym? How will carriers and cable companies navigate the new world of computer-television integration...

The Microsoftization of Google

You have to give Google credit; they seem to want to make the world a better place by opening up the world and making technology and services more accessible. And they are powerful enough to make it all happen -...

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...

Interviews With ITEXPO East 2010 Participants

Next week's ITEXPO, Jan 20-22nd in Miami promises to be one of the best shows in the communications and technology spaces. When you consider all the knowledge you can absorb at the show with collocated events which portend the future...

Nexus One: A $350 Penalty so you can Access AT&T?

Two years ago I discussed how Sharper Image could change the way cellphones are sold in the US - they offered an array of unlocked phones and the retailer seemed like the right kind of outlet to make the change...

M2M Equals Smart Services

"Engineers like to call it machine-to-machine or M2M while businesspeople like to refer to the market as smart services," is a notable paraphrased quote made by nPhase's Joe Jumayo while being interviewed (video below) by Dr. Mary Cronin, a TMC...

Fake Steve Jobs Suggests an AT&T Flash Mob

AT&T has told its users they use too much data - they are actively looking for ways of limiting their usage. One idea being thrown around is usage-based pricing. Forget for a minute that years back, carriers worldwide were trying...

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...

Why is Nokia Closing Flagship Stores?

Although the Internet was supposed to reduce the need for brick and mortar locations and in reality growth in ecommerce does come to some degree at the expense of catalogues, contact centers and of course retail stores - It seems...

Droid Ads Say iPhone is Girly

Verizon's Droid ads pit the new phone against the Apple iPhone - comparing their manly device to one they infer is girly. To determine which phone has the most testosterone I put both phones through their paces. The verdict? Well,...

Dear FCC: Please Ask Verizon and Others More Questions

Recently the FCC reached out to Verizon Wireless to inquire about why it is raising early termination fees on advanced phones and in addition, the commission wants to know how consumers will be notified that they are purchasing an advanced...

Interop New York 2009 Videos

I got back from Interop New York 2009 last night and was pretty excited to conduct a number of video interviews in the new TMC Newsroom set. One of the videos I was particularly excited to conduct was with Dr....

Antitrust Problems Ahead for Google?

In January of this year I asked if Eric Schmidt is cozying up to President Obama to protect a Google Monopoly. I took some flak for the post but the reality is the reality - the company seems to be...

Verizon's Rising Fees Still Makes Sense

Recently I commented about how Verizon's doubling of its early termination fee to $350 makes sense as the company needs to keep investing in ensuring its network is the best in the US. I may be the only person who...

New Gadget Blog

TMC's latest gadget blog Gadget Inspector (get it?) kicks off with author Marisa Torrieri performing a video interview with a Verizon Wireless representative comparing the latest Droid phones - the Motorola Droid and the HTC Droid Eris. You can subscribe...

Droid Won't Kill the iPhone But Google Guide Might

For the record, Google Guide is not a product or service developed by Google. To learn what I believe this service can become, please keep reading. I spent some time with the new Motorola Droid this weekend and I interviewed...

Verizon Termination Fee Increase Necessary

I just came across an article by Glenn Hall on the TheStreet.com which details outrage at the fact that Verizon charges $350 for their early termination fee - essentially this fee just doubled. His point is that as devices get...

Google Maps Navigation Analysis

As Om Malik points out, turn-by-turn GPS navigation with voice guidance has come to Google Maps and carriers can't be happy about it. Who is even less happy? TomTom and Garmin. According to Google, less than 1% of navigation devices...

Speaking at VoIP Conference and Expo 2009

I really excited to speak at the Illinois Institute of Technology Rice Campus for the VoIP Conference and Expo 2009. This will be my first time to this event and interestingly the third time in recent weeks in which I...

Boingo on Blackberry

Attention Blackberry Users: you can now quickly and immediately jump on and off over 100,000 hotspots around the world without the painful process of entering a user name and password. Boingo, a global provider of WiFi service has become...
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