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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...

Thoughts on Blackberry Storm and Verizon HTC Touch Pro/XV6850

After my Black Friday trip to the mall in Connecticut, I made another trip to the Westchester Mall in White Plains, NY. I was surprised to see the light customer turnout but this could have been because of the freezing...

Blackberry Storm Only Category One

Few products get the pre-hype associated with the Blackberry Storm - the first touch screen smartphone from Canada's RIM. The phone is similar to the iPhone in many ways and is designed to keep customers from defecting to the competing...

VoIP 1, Economy 0

What a fall season it's been. With the economy uncertain, world leaders actually discussing the word crisis on a regular basis and layoff levels not seen in years, you would expect every industry to lie in shambles. In fact,...

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...

Verizon Loses VoIP Patent Case: Justice Served?

One of the last companies to jump on the VoIP bandwagon is Verizon. Yet -- our legal system allows larger companies with deep pockets who focus more on patents than providing users with new technology to easily sue new competitors...

Satellite and Cellular Marry: Verizon Screwed

SkyTerra's Mobile Satellite Ventures, ICO Global Communications and Qualcomm have jointly announced they will work together to develop chips which will allow cell phones to rely on satellites when cellular networks are not available.It will be a few years until...

How the iPhone Has Changed the Mobile Game

Finally, after weeks/months of waiting I got an iPhone 3G. You may recall the mix-up I had at the AT&T Wireless store which seemed like it would keep me from ever getting one. Well, the store manager had been emailing...

Yes, FiOS was a Good Idea

I find the debate over FiOS to be incredible. Some Investors didn't think the investment made sense and analysts even say there will be no way to get the investment in fiber to the home (FTTH) paid back.What these arguments...
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