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DOJ Telco Antitrust News

You may have heard the DOJ is looking into whether AT&T and Verizon have abused their market power. At this point I will hold off from commenting too forcefully but I will mention the countless horror stories I have heard...

Chris Barton of WCS: Telecom Channels Must Evolve

In a time when many CLECs have been wiped out, how has one competitive local exchange carrier survived and found a way to grow in one of the toughest business environments of our lifetimes? To find out more I interviewed...

Microsoft Stops RIM/iPhone Reimbursements

I just learned that Microsoft will stop reimbursing employees for use of non-Windows Mobile devices. I had heard at a dinner with Microsoft employees at ITEXPO last winter in Miami that use of an iPhone at the company is an...

Former AT&T Chief Ed Whitacre Jr. to Head GM

As a certified car buff and head of a media company covering the world of communications and technology it just doesn't get any better than this. An opportunity to discuss one of my passions and get paid for it... Who...

Tehrani's Thoughts on iPhone 3G S Vs. Palm Pre

We are in a time of unprecedented financial turmoil and it is apparent to me that productivity needs to increase to help us stabilize the job losses and hopefully get our economy back into growth mode. It is devices like...

Early Thoughts from Sprint Palm Pre Launch

 In one of the more memorable product launches of recent times Sprint CEO Dan Hesse took the stage to speak to a packed room about the launch of the new Palm Pre and how he expects it to help Sprint...

Amazon Bites Hand That Fed it

At a certain point Microsoft went from being the small friendly corner store computer company to an awe-inspiring hulking behemoth that crushed virtually any company in any market it wanted. Thousands of PC utility and other vendors have been put...

Verizon Mulls Free WiFi

As I have mentioned in the past, WiFi is becoming an important part of the carrier strategy and needs to be included in a bundle of products ranging from voice to wired broadband to TV. AT&T offers free WiFi to...

What AT&T Earnings Tell us

AT&T just reported earnings and revenue (release) was down slightly - 0.6% or $30.57 billion. Most of the 1.2 million net new wireless customers purchased iPhones which shows just how dependant the company is on Apple for its wireless growth....

AT&T Looks to Extend iPhone Contract

Countless friends and business associates are interested in getting an iPhone but don't want to use the AT&T network. In fact when giving people advice on phones to purchase - if I do mention the iPhone I always have to...

TMC Communications Offers Comprehensive Services for Agents and Customers

The telecom agent market is alive and well as evidenced by a number of meetings I have had recently with execs at communications providers who use agents to help them sell service. As you can imagine the challenge for smaller...

Soros a Communications and Tech Fan

Billionaire investor George Soros seems to be a fan of tech and telecom as evidenced by the recent Soros Fund Management SEC filing. Holdings include a ton of familiar tech and telecom names and I listed some of them below....

Would You Spend $5 For E911?

Verizon is thinking about offering a $5/month landline for incoming calls and E911 access. Another idea is a $10/month line for limited local calls. These offers would be available only to the company's broadband customers and the idea is to...

Ng Connect's Broadband Industry Convergence Opportunity

In 1998 I was walking the halls of a prepaid calling card trade show in New York's Javits center and I mentioned to one of the vendors that the future for service providers was enhanced services. The reply from the...

ITEXPO East 2009 Miami Panel Info

Hi all, thought it made sense to pass along this press release TMC is about to put out so you know what is happening at ITEXPO this Monday-Wednesday in Miami. Hope to see you there soon. Oh -- and I...

Verizon Doing Well for Multiple Reasons

Verizon posted a 15% increase in fourth-quarter profit because of wireless growth but as you can imagine, landline spending by businesses slowed. Of note is the fact one million Blackberry Storms have been sold so far.In addition, broadband and phone...

Thousands More ATAs Get Landfilled

 Verizon is about to shut down its VoiceWing service and in the process leave thousands of orphaned and locked ATAs, Most of these devices are probably old by consumer electronics standards but as Tom Keating points out it is too...

Using Gadgets to Sell Service

For years you have heard me rant about how the future of telecom is in CE or consumer electronics. Specifically I told VoIP providers we need to integrate SMS and other cool services we have in our cell phones so...

Gadgets to Shape More Telecom Decisions

It seems both of the major US cellular carriers have decided femtocells are a good idea. First AT&T and now Verizon. What this obviously means for customers is better service at home or in offices with poor coverage. The obvious...

FCC, Genachowski, Bartz, Nortel, Verizon and More

The FCC gets a new head. Kevin Martin steps down. Wall Street hates the new Yahoo CEO. Nortel enters Chapter 11 reorganization; Verizon says they like VoIP but love POTs. What a week. Oh yeah and I almost forgot the...

Verizon Goes 100% VoIP in 7 years

While many in the VoIP blogging space worry about the future of VoIP and discuss its death, major telcos announce they will shed all copper and go 100% VoIP in seven years. Ironic and some may want to reread my...

Why Verizon Just Did The Web a Huge Favor

The Web's Gain is Google's loss This is an important time of year for cybersquatters as one of them just lost a $33.2 million dollar case against Verizon. The details are as follows... A company called OnlineNIC was ordered by...

We're No Shrinking Violet Says Nortel's Carrier Chief

Nortel is an interesting company from the perspective that they have an inherent advantage in their product development as they cater to two separate markets - enterprise and carrier, which need similar products. The company can afford to easily sell...

Visionary Harald Braun Says Telecom - Especially Wireless - Best Industry to be in

Smartphone Increase Leads to Significant IP Mobile Backhaul Adoption One of the most charismatic and energetic people in the carrier equipment market has to be Harold Braun (interview) the CEO of Harris Stratex, the largest independent supplier of wireless transmission...

Vidtel Brings Consumer Video over IP Communications to the Masses

In meetings with companies in the communications industry such as Polycom and many others, they tell me sales of video products have done very well these past years. Distributors and resellers tell me this category of product outsells just...
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