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The State of Telecom Competition

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has a great story on telecom competition. It is worth a read if you want to understand the plight of CLECs and the industry in general.   Here is an excerpt:   Greensburg-based Remi Communications, which competes...

EVDO Rev. A Update

I can’t say enough good things about EVDO Revision A. I am using the Verizon variant and was able to work at broadband speeds up the New England coast. I could use OWA and remote desktop while streaming audio. I...

New England Tour

I am on the road again and this time using EVDO Rev. A. So far so good. I am able to work while streaming radio. Of course I live in constant fear of getting shut off by my provider which...

T-Mobile VoIP

Andy Abramson really likes T-Mobile’s VoIP plan based on a potential new device the company could be rolling out soon in the US. What is the device? Something which allows FMC for the home and small business market. It allows...

Apple iPhone

I finally went to the AT&T store this past weekend and played around with the iPhone. Amazingly the store in Norwalk, CT had both models in stock. I was very surprised by this fact as the building is right next...

700 MHz Setback

Just when youthought it was safe to jump into the 700 MHz frequency with your own device along comes the Federal Communications Commission's Office of Engineering and Technology (OET) who says initial testing of the prototype devices showed they failed...

Google Phone

Here is the latest on the Google branded cell phone from the Wall Street Journal. Here is a summary:   1)      Google has a prototype cell phone they are shopping 2)      The phone has a keyboard 3)      US carriers don’t...

Mavenir Systems

Instant IMS: No IMS Required   When I decided on the sub headline for this article I realized it might be viewed as potentially controversial. How, you may be asking can one have IMS without IMS? Well there is...

700 MHz

Here is a great article from Eric Broockman on the 700 MHz Spectrum controversy and why it could have tremendous ramifications for the communications industry and the Internet....

Lease a Phone for $2,917.20

This story is just too good not to share and it is far from unique. A man has been leasing a phone from AT&T since 1952 and has been paying $4.42 per month for it. Now I am not...

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...

700MHZ Spectrum

Google and others are looking to ensure some of the 700MHZ spectrum is allocated for broadband wireless and moreover available at wholesale rates in order to help foster new and innovative services. For more on this story see this USA...

Frontline

It is Frontline Wireless LLC Vs. AT&T and Verizon in the upcoming 700 MHZ spectrum auction and Frontline co-founder Reed Hundt, a former FCC chairman is aggressively courting public opinion and the current FCC to ensure his small company gets...

Nuvoiz: Unified Communications Grows Up

The interest in unified communications is not slowing down and I can tell from the subscription interest to TMC’s Unified Communications Magazine the future looks very bright for this burgeoning technology.   A few months back I wrote about mid-market...

Vonage Has Better Quarter

While the NJ based VoIP company had a better quarter than a year ago, they are still working on the “workaround” which will keep them from infringing on the Verizon patents.   "We believe we have workable designs for the...

Vulcan Flipstart, Verizon and YouTube

This is a busy news week with announcements and commentary from virtually all areas of communications and technology. Starting small, Gary Krakow has a review of the Vulcan Flipstart which is a company founded by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen. Gary...

Vonage Free to Compete

Vonage has launched a grassroots campaign to ensure the company’s customers realize Verizon is using the courts to cease innovation. The lynchpin of this activity is a tongue in check website which reads, “Al Gore invented the Internet and...

Vonage Saved Once Again

The nation’s leading pure-play VoIP telephone replacement service has received a new and perhaps temporary lease on life as the U.S. Court of Appeals extended the stay of an earlier decision allowing Vonage to continue signing up new customers.  ...

Andy Abramson on Verizon Patents

I just came across Andy Abramson’s post on Verizon’s VoIP patents which discusses the fact that 3COM may be one of the companies sitting on a VoIP patent eerily similar and earlier than one of the Verizon patents being used...

Bad Vonage News

Many of my readers have been contacting me regarding recent Vonage quality and customer service issues. Tom covered some of these problems yesterday. There are also reports of potential Vonage bankruptcy related to the Verizon patent issues in case you...

More on The VoIP Patent Mess

A number of people in the telecom industry tell me they have looked at the Verizon patents being used against Vonage and they say they have been doing the things that are claimed in the patents before Verizon filed. My...

Vonage Has No Workaround

Apparently the Verizon patents are sufficiently broad as to not allow Vonage to have a workaround. This according to the USA Today. I was wondering myself how a workaround could take place on these patents as they seem to cover...

New 8x8 Patent

8x8 the parent company of Packet8 announced today they have been awarded U.S. Patent No. 7,202,884 which focuses on the processing of images from a communications system to a computing system. This patent is important as technology companies need a...

Is Vonage the New Google

Now hear me out. I realize the title of my article is baffling and your brain is already calculating all the different ways you will flame this piece with negative comments.   You may be thinking of all the differences...

Crippled Mobile Phones

I have written in the past that the iPhone could be responsible for opening up the cell phone world by forcing carriers to give use better devices. Moreover it was my hope that cell phone carriers would see the light...
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