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Who's the Best in Cell Carrier Land?

Been thinking about changing cell phone companies again and wanted to find out what the faithful readers of this blog have to say about the various companies. Let's see ... I've been on Sprint, AT&T and Verizon over the years,...

Verizon Nationwide Unlimited Anytime Minute Plans

Verizon Wireless has announced new Nationwide Unlimited Anytime Minute Plans that give customers all their calls – anytime to anyone in the U.S., including landline phones – that begin at a flat rate of $99.99 monthly access. Verizon Wireless Chief...

WMWifiRouter adds Wi-Fi Connection Sharing to Windows Mobile

Windows Mobile users looking to turn their mobile phone into an Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) device need not rely on ICS any more. WMWifiRouter is a piece of amazing freeware software that turns your Windows Mobile phone into a Wi-Fi...

Verizon sells confidential customer data without consent for targeted ads

According to Network Observations, Verizon Wireless is going to start targeting ads to its customers based upon the calls you place or receive, call duration, date/time, and other information. Federal law prohibits the sharing of your CPNI, but Verizon has...

Vonage Wins Verizon Appeal

Hey, finally some good news for Vonage! According to Fierce VoIP, "A federal appeals court has vacated the $58 million in damages awarded to Verizon by a lower court that found Vonage guilty of patent infringement." In addition, the $58...

Covad T1 Speed and Latency Test Plus Overview

As part of the Covad Blogger's program, Andy setup several industry bloggers with a Covad T1. Greg, Phoneboy, and Ken Camp, have all covered their experiences with using a Covad Internet T1 connection. On a related note, Rich Tehrani had...

P2P or ENUM Saves Vonage?

We've been down this road before with claims of a Vonage workaround to get past the Verizon patent issue, only to have our hopes dashed. But now word comes today late yesterday from Bloomberg that Vonage has a patent workaround...

AT&T U-Verse offering 1 Year FREE of DISH Network

Yesterday, I was in Best Buy (Norwalk, CT store) walking past the TV section when I was approached by a guy standing by a table. He handed me some AT&T U-Verse literature and proceeded to pitch me on signing up...

Deep Throat Shoots Verizon Patent Out of the Water

An anonymous source, let's call him/her my "Deep Throat" source emailed me with a couple of interesting links that seem to disprove Verizon's patent claims. One of the most important things in fighting patent claims is demonstrating "prior art" that...

Vonage Patent Update

As I predicted, Vonage was issued a stay in the Federal Court of Appeals and would not be shut down as a result of their litigation with Verizon. Vonage today stated that it views the Court of Appeals' granting of...

Score one for Vonage - receives temporary stay

Vonage late yesterday secured a temporary stay from U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington, DC. in their partent litigation battle with Verizon. The stay enables Vonage to continue to sign up new customers until the Appellate...

Vonage NOT Saved by VoIP, Inc.

I'm still seeing tons of reports that VoIP, Inc. has "saved" Vonage from the current patent litigation lawsuit with Verizon. This is NOT true. The information I received from Ars Technica was not accurate. I immediately updated my post with...

Vonage inks deal with VoIP Inc bypassing Verizon patent claim

Update 5pm 4/3/2007 - please see the update at the bottom of this post - Vonage has performed an end-around the Verizon patent by inking a deal with VoIP, Inc., a company that claims to hold several VoIP patents. I...

VoIP Patents run amok

We have all been following the various VoIP patent lawsuits. From the Rates Technology vs. Google Talk lawsuit, to Apple vs Cisco iPhone lawsuit, Verizon vs. Vonage patent infringement and many more. Well, Production Ad Absurdam has a couple of...

Vonage shut down in 2 weeks?

Federal District Judge Claude Hilton has told Vonage to stop using Verizon patents, and has just two weeks to comply with the judge's order. As far as I can tell, without access to these patent rights, Vonage will be forced...

Vonage to pay $58 million to Verizon over patent dispute

BREAKING! Vonage has been ordered by a Virginia court to pay $58 million to Verizon Communications for infringing on three of the company's patents.  Vonage has vowed to appeal the decision. In addition to monetary compensation, Verizon is also asking...

Verizon VoiceWing VoIP FiOS service

Verizon has partnered with OpenPeak to create a new all-in-one voice, data, and video center for the home riding on top of Verizon's FiOS (fiber) service along with Ethernet and WiFi capabilities. Dubbed the Verizon One, this all-in-one communications device...

AT&T Lightspeed ahead! (NOT!)

AT&T won't be reaching 18 million homes this year with its "Lightspeed" U-Verse IPTV & VDSL broadband network, giving more credence to my AT&T U-Verse Doomed? article. The ironic thing is that AT&T just a few days go stated it...

AT&T U-verse Doomed?

Many have heard of the difficulties in implementing AT&T's U-verse IPTV service. AT&T's U-verse network is actually a fiber/copper hybrid, which pulls fibers to 3,000 to 5,000 feet from the homes they serve, where it then connects to mini-DSLAMs called...

Wheeling and Dealing: Why iPhone Won't Be at Verizon

The art of the deal ... Now it's not surprising that Apple's iPhone would wind up with Cingular (er, I mean AT&T), but wouldn't you like to know why -- or at least why it didn't end up with a...

Cingular Starts To Sing

Now Cingular is getting into the music business? If I'm reading the Wall Street Journal correctly (and I usually do), then Cingular is joining the fray with Verizon and its V Cast music service to give the iPod a run...

Verizon FIOS will have set-top delivery of ALL Internet videos

Russell Shaw has an interesting post about Verizon planning to offer all video content to their customer's set-top boxes in just 12-18 months using the fiber network. If you recall, I analyzed Verizon's race to build out their fiber network,...

Verizon races to build fiber to fend off VoIP and cable rivals

In an interesting NY Times article, Verizon says it must quickly build its fiber network to fend off rivals such as Comcast and Vonage, which offer inexpensive voice alternatives. With cable companies and single-play VoIP providers (Vonage, Packet8, Lingo, etc.)...

Vonage fights patent suit by buying patents

In a tit-for-tat battle, Vonage today announced that it has acquired ownership of three patents from Digital Packet Licensing Inc. that enable voice over internet protocol technology (VoIP). The three acquired patents, U.S. Patent Nos. 4,782,485, 5,018,136 and 5,444,707, are...

Verizon slaps Vonage with Lawsuit

Vonage said today that it has been served with a patent infringement lawsuit filed by Verizon.  The lawsuit from Verizon Service Corp. and Verizon Laboratories Inc. alleges that Vonage infringed on seven patents related to VoIP technology. The timing of...
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