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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...

Droid Gets Early Rave Review

Yesterday I mentioned some negative comments about the new Motorola Droid. I have never seen the device and I mentioned that in my blog entry. I did see photos which I said were boxy. And quite frankly I have little...

Would Apple Let Your Product Out its Door?

Is Steve Jobs smarter? Is he just more detail-oriented or does it come down to simply managing a small stable of products with a laser-focus on usability. This is what I thought about as I read this blog post (some...

Supercomm 2009 Update

I am here in Chicago for Supercomm 2009 where I have numerous video interviews and meetings set up. I will be attending a few receptions and the first one is this evening in celebration of Genband's 10-year anniversary. We have...

Sprint's Big Bet - M2M and More

Speaking with Sprint's Wayne Ward you come away amazed at the potential ahead for wireless carriers in the burgeoning machine-to-machine or M2M space. Just what exactly is M2M? It is simply machines communicating with machines. Quite often this interaction is...

Can Droid Touch the iPhone or is Resistance Futile?

In February of 2007 I asked candidly if the fact that Verizon chose not to carry the iPhone will be remembered as a telecom blunder and more importantly I predicted in a year's time that we would look back at...

An Amazing Week for Wireless at CTIA

Where is my Mobile Data? An overwhelming amount of wireless, communications and tech news is the best way to describe the last few weeks. Perhaps one of the most important nuggets is a catastrophic loss of T-Mobile USA Sidekick customer...

Rich Tehrani's Favorite Tech Tools

I have been meaning to thank my tech vendors for a while - the companies which allow me to be as productive as possible on the road. I am going to be brutally honest and not sugar coat so brace...

Back from Canada

I finished my tour of The Great White North and am back in the US where I feel much more comfortable using my electronics. With my data usage I always get the feeling I will see multi-thousand dollar wireless bills...

AT&T, Google, The FCC and Net Neutrality

Last week's most interesting tech news may just be the controversy brewing in the world of net neutrality where FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski is looking to extend these principles to wireless networks. To me it makes sense that all networks...

Blackberry Tour Takes GigaBeating

In the past few days I have run into two Blackberry Tour users. One had positive things to say and one terrible things. Om Malik sums up the problems. In short, Om got his social circle to switch to the...

Clearwire Update

Last night I was at a media event focusing on WiMAX and 4G sponsored by Cisco and I spent some time discussing Clearwire's plans with Peter Cannistra who is in charge of market Development for the company. Peter detailed just...

AT&T Moves to 4G in Miami and Elsewhere

I travel a great deal and have had a chance to test AT&T's wirelessservice in areas such as Dallas, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Los Angeles, San Francisco and others. What I have noticed is the service is improving and...

Pandora Interview: TMCnet Exclusive

Internet radio has really revolutionized the way millions have listened to music and for that I have to thank everyone in the industry for allowing consumers to mark individual songs for more or less play. The amazing thing about Internet...

Verizon Rolls Out IP-Based Hosted Speech

Verizon recently rolled out IP-based speech recognition and in a conversation with company representatives Alla Reznik and Tom Smith who represent the speech services and IP communications areas for the company, I had a chance to hear about how the...

ZTE Profit Tops Charts, Targets US and 4G

On a recent trip to Dallas, Texas I spent time with Raymond Kim the General Manager of Sales and Stacy Rupert the Senior Marketing Manager for ZTE USA and we spoke about the company's ambitious expansion plans in the US....

Carl Ford Discusses 4G, Backhaul, M2M and More

I started my day today with a cup of coffee and this article from Carl Ford about some areas of discussion at the upcoming 4GWE show in about two weeks in Los Angeles, California. White space, backhaul and machine to...

AT&T Wireless Service Improves

As many of you know I carried two devices, a Verizon-based HTC XV6800 and an iPhone. I felt I needed both as the HTC phone was great for making calls and had a keyboard which was handy for long e-mails...

Today's IPTV is Like Driving a Ferrari at 55 MPH

In a recent meeting with Minerva Network's Italian-born CEO Mauro Bonomi, he told me today's IPTV service is the equivalent of driving a Ferrari at 55 MPH and his point is the technology needs to shift into the fast lane.Mauro,...
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