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AirHopper: Even Air-Gap Networks are Not Secure

It’s a good time to be in the Cybersecurity business. Quite often, highly secure computers are disconnected from the outside world so...

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The era of the hardware-based media server is over -scaling software-based media servers

As the telecom world moves closer and closer to software- based infrastructure, many questions are being asked about scalability of these...

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10 Reasons Why Microsoft is Winning

With new CEO Satya Nadella at the helm, Microsoft is changing and into something it needs to be. A company embracing a...

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Recognizing the Similarities Between WebRTC and VoIP

Next week I’ll be giving a keynote at the WebRTC Conference and Expo V.  When I last gave a keynote at...

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Invisible is Good Design

The whole idea of being a technology provider is that you make the technology invisible to the customer. They just have...

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VDSL and Vectoring are Important Parts of Broadband Deployment

By: Wendy Zajack, Dir. Product Communications, Alcatel-Lucent

From original on Alcatel-Lucent corporate blog

A few months ago our home WiFi slowed to a crawl. At first we thought it was a temporary thing, but after my son ran a diagnostic there was a problem with our high-speed broadband.  

While the technician was fixing it, he mentioned that for an extra $10 a month we could get a faster plan.  Living in the US we already (in my opinion) pay enough for our monthly broadband package so I immediately said ‘no.’ But I told my kids that IF they wanted to pay for it … we would consider it.

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M&A's, Internationalization and Balkanized Spectrum
Ho Hum, iOS7 is Here
Are the New Times are Better: WebRTC vs. VoIP?
The New Times are Better: WebRTC vs. VoI
Google Smoogle, MSFT offers B&N $1B for Nook
Axeda Connexion13
Should Vodafone Let Go of Verizon Wireless?
Optical Investments and ROI
My One New Year’s Resolution – Be Prolific
Spontaneous Combustion:The Realities Not the Myth of LIthium Batteries
Reverse Incentive Actions: Broadcasts Get Their Due
No Man is an Island, but Isle of Man is no longer CWC
WebRTC Demostrations...if Only we had a Carrier Category
Is their a Barrier to Entry
What People Don't Get about Windows 8
Google Earnings Drop Shows a Shift on Top
AirTime is Exactly What it Needs
iPhone5 Sales are still strong
Android UpDate
The Economy of America is App Based?
If T-Mobile buys MetroPCS Who Will Take the LEAP?
Regrets before the Show
The WebRTCbook, Book Review.
Before You Buy the iPhone 5 Ask Yourself where is the iPad4
Did HTML5 Fail Facebook or Vice Versa
We Built the M2M Evolution Conference For You!
Linkedin Needs Some Curation Advice
Is Segmentation Technology Real When it Comes to Video
Can Dell and HP Catch up to Microsoft's and Intel's Strategies
Apple Wins: Can The Game Change
If Apple Wins Against Samsung: RIM becomes a Steal
The Gates - way to the Stars with Kymeta
Let's Get Sirius about John Malone
If Devices are Merging with the Software Companies Is the Network Next?
A Century of Links Can’t be Ignored, but Can be Debated
A little green and way to Literal @EnVii
Apple Tel
Going to the Bank or Taking a Bath?
Are We Setting Precedent or Just Looking over a Precipice
Would you “like” it if I bothered Tweeting 2B or Not2B
Does anyone have enough time anymore to enjoy their Memories
What’s to “Like” about the Facebook IPO
Last Weeks Rant – Well That Was Disappointing
A Day Full of News.
Rob Hawkes at Hackday in the UK
Facebook: You Still Can Judge Them by Their Cover
The Yahooligans at the Gate
Android & Chrome and Somewhere in Between
Has Apple Cornered the Market on Passion?
China Mobile in Flux
OMGPOP Gets Some Zynga
The Enemy with SIM
The Enemy with SIM
Avaya Buys Radvision for $230 Million
Coalition of the Illing
And the Wisdom to Know the Difference
4G LTE In Israel, The Shoemaker Sons needs Shoes
Hey Meg, HP Needs to Bundle Not Balkanize
Apple the Turtle continues to Beat the Industry
VoIP Outage Reporting Discussion April 24th.
Verizon Wireless HomeFusion PSTN Sunset 10 GB at a time
If You Can't Trust your Certs....Tales from GitHub
Is YHOO try to be a Yahooligan with Facebook?
Ron Johnson Brings in Apple's Laurie Beja Miller to JCP
Getting your Compass on CSS3
Yelp's IPO needs some Review
Rule Tata! Tata Rules the (Air) Waves
Does Windows 8 Give us a Short Time View on Intel?
Net Neutrality
Interview with Carol Davids of IIT and the RTC Lab
The Power at the Edge
Interview with Chris Mayer, Verizon VP
4G LTE It's Rockin The Speeds and Feeds.
Envy + Google
A Little Leavity For These Times
Devcon5 New Additions
The Plus in Google+ may mean Therapy
Transcript of the ICC & FUSF conference call on the FCC NPRM
Regulatory 2.0 Call on ICC and USF NPRM FCC order.
Regulatory 2.0 to be Streamed on Friday February 4, sign up now
It’s Showtime in Miami Beach with ITEXPO, 4GWE et. al,
It’s not lunacy to work on Super WiFi
Open Letter to Congress (and Anyone Else)
The Blue Bulb of Facebook.
Who You Calling "Droid"
As a Friend let me help your on your way to the IPO.
The Macro Vision of Meta Message is that It takes more than Broadcasting to Catch the Eye
Shameless Promotion When it Comes to White Space
Until Women Had Faces
If You Thought Defining Obscenity was tough Lets Talk about Wireless Security.
Over The Top ViDEO WINS...
The State Ruling on State: Do EU Understand
Go Figure: Solving the Deficit.
Ceragon got MCel's Backhaul
Who is David Wheeler?
DisUnified Collaboration
Catching the Corner of My Eye!
You Can Never have Enough Friends
Nice Astricon Event
Sprint Displays Some Benevolent Behavior
Sprint Executives Resign From Clearwire Board Due to Anti-Trust Laws
LA the Other California
Streaming (& Archiving) 4GWE.
There is Something about a Tablet
Is Clearwire on the Market
Over the Top - Money
BOF: The New 4G: the FCC decision and use of White Spaces
Making Smartphone Users Smarter
Missing the Point on e911
A New Series of Posts
4GWE October 4-6 in LA.
Net Neutrality - Careful what you ask for!
Clearwire Saved by LTE? Its not the Technology its the Spectrum.
Pole Attachments 101: Even for Wireless we need them
IP Multimedia
Speedtest Anecdotes in San Jose
The Opportunity Gap: New Spectrum Same Problem
4G is in the Stars: Satelite to Terresterial
Not the Usual Suspects: The Road Block Ahead Audiocast
Giving Voice to 4G the Carriers Choice
Is Skype Mobile the Exception or the Rule?
Should Intel and Nokia Merge
Web envy Google vs. Vodafone
Jim Courtney & Carl Ford Converse about Skype & VZW
Mobile World Congress the Musical
Skype & Verizon Wireless Discover Metcalfe's LAW
Video is the New Voice - Bob Logan of Dialogic
Just in Time For Mobile World Congress
How is your Intellectual Digestive System
Brough Stops the Show
LG Breaks the Categories, but not the model
Its a MSlate vs iTablet
Google vs. Apple
Axxcelerating the Apps
Mark Kelley Interview
The Taffy Pull of Nortel: Ciena & Ericsson
All The Free in China
I am STUNed with the Jonathan Rosenberg / Skype announcement.
Clearwire Goes Live with WiMAX in Dallas, Chicago, Charlotte
Radvisions Unified Communications Summit, TelAviv
Did you buy your car to access the road?
Sometimes I want to SIP Hemlock
Posts about Mobile Internet as of October 30, 2009
Posts about Mobile Internet as of October 29, 2009
Posts about 4G Wireless as of October 29, 2009
Posts about Carl Ford as of October 29, 2009
Posts about Mobile Internet as of October 28, 2009
Posts about 4G Wireless as of October 28, 2009
May I have your Attention, Please about Smartphones
Posts about Mobile Internet as of October 27, 2009
Posts about Mobile Internet as of October 26, 2009
Posts about 4G Wireless as of October 26, 2009
Seriously ATT vs. GoogleVoice is a nice way of Asking the FCC for Help
China and the iPhone
Posts about Mobile Internet as of October 25, 2009
Posts about 4G Wireless as of October 25, 2009
Posts about Mobile Internet as of October 24, 2009
Posts about 4G Wireless as of October 24, 2009
Posts about Mobile Internet as of October 23, 2009
Posts about 4G Wireless as of October 23, 2009
Posts about Mobile Internet as of October 22, 2009
Posts about 4G Wireless as of October 22, 2009
Posts about Mobile Internet as of October 21, 2009
Posts about 4G Wireless as of October 21, 2009
Report Excerpt: Market Launches Keep Clearwire on Target
Posts about Mobile Internet as of October 20, 2009
Posts about 4G Wireless as of October 20, 2009
Your Huddle Masses Yearning to be Free
Posts about Mobile Internet as of October 17, 2009
Posts about Mobile Internet as of October 16, 2009
Posts about 4G Wireless as of October 16, 2009
Posts about Mobile Internet as of October 15, 2009
Posts about 4G Wireless as of October 15, 2009
Posts about Mobile Internet as of October 14, 2009
Posts about 4G Wireless as of October 14, 2009
Report Excerpt: Why Dearth of Devices Hurts Clearwire
Posts about Mobile Internet as of October 13, 2009
Posts about 4G Wireless as of October 13, 2009
Posts about Mobile Internet as of October 12, 2009
Posts about 4G Wireless as of October 12, 2009
Dear Congress; A Phone Number does not a Service Make
Posts about Mobile Internet as of October 11, 2009
Posts about 4G Wireless as of October 11, 2009
Posts about Mobile Internet as of October 10, 2009
Posts about 4G Wireless as of October 10, 2009
Posts about Mobile Internet as of October 9, 2009
Posts about 4G Wireless as of October 9, 2009
Posts about Mobile Internet as of October 8, 2009
Posts about 4G Wireless as of October 8, 2009
Posts about Mobile Internet as of October 7, 2009
Posts about 4G Wireless as of October 7, 2009
As the Promoter for the Fight: I would like to get credit
Net Neutrality Podcast: We Melted the Server, but kept the Record
Posts about Mobile Internet as of October 6, 2009
Posts about 4G Wireless as of October 6, 2009
Posts about Mobile Internet as of October 5, 2009
Posts about 4G Wireless as of October 5, 2009
Can the Enhanced Service Provider exemption stay in place?
What Is and Isn't under the FCC Jurisdiction
Posts about Mobile Internet as of October 4, 2009
Posts about 4G Wireless as of October 4, 2009
Cisco buys Tandberg - Surprise the Wrong Conclusion is drawn again!
Ceilings and Floors: Vodafone and Verizon
My Instincts about the Korean market opening up for iPhone
Lightsquared Goes to the Beyond
Significant Skype Snipes
Niklas and Janus Jolts Ebay WTF?
Should the Universal Service Fund Include Wireless Broadband
Apple you Win, I Bought and iTouch!
In the UK, resistance to drink the Orange T
LTE Reality Check
Testing a Big Question for 'Open' 4G Devices
Bandwidth Update -- Towerstream Holding Strong
Liveblogging -- Femtocell Session
Developers Have the Upper Hand in 4G Apps Ecosystem
4GWE: Development Tools
Voice on 4G? Inevitable... But Not Anytime Soon
Mobile Social Applications: How Carriers Can Help the Conversation
Brough Turner: App Developers Will Lead Mobile Innovation
Does your 4G Device Communicate of Compute?
The 4GWE Conference is Connected at 4G Speed -- Thanks Towerstream
4GWE: Beyond the Phone: Mobile Internet Devices
Skype Sale has 4GWE Buzzing
Towerstream Delivers 4G to 4GWE
Thats a lot of Stimulus
No Degrees of Separation: SMS vs. Mobile IM
Will 'Portability' Lure Businesses to WiMAX?
BTOP Reviewer Training This Week
Bright Shiny Object - Death Star Apple Part 2
Free Download: WiMAX Business Deployment Guide
Death Star Apple
The War is Still a Skirmish amongst Giants:
Can Walkman 2.0 Occur; Sony Ericsson
A Slow News Day, but not Inactive
BTOP Extended for those who are Ready
I can't be the only one suffering! Address Book MisManagement
Clearwire Adds Just 12,000 Subscribers in Q2
Clearwire Adds Huawei to Infrastructure Suppliers List
XG Technology: Building for the Broadband Experience
How Close is the Future: Verizon
ATT vs. Telefonica The Long Tail Effect of Apple's App Store
Gerry Purdy's Newsletter
FanFare Software Interview with David Gehringer
Sprint Open Developer Conference
Who is driving the Next Bus Verizon Wireless or Apple?
Clearwire adds 10 new '4G' markets in old pre-WiMAX cities
The Apple Google war may make ATT the Victim.
A Kinder Way to Interpret the Sprint's Numbers
If ATT has Apple, and Sprint has PalmPre, VZ & RIM
Verizon WIreless says the Future is Open
Straight Shooters
Verizon Developer Community Conference
Ericsson Powers US Up During the Low Down
Now That CDMA is in the Ericsson Portfolio of Patents?
New marketing message comes through loud and 'Clear' in Vegas
Are you Looking for Working? Can you help with BTOP?
Review of the Clearwire Guerrila Marketing Campaign
The Internet as a Bundle
Samsung Selling Mondi MID for Clear WiMAX, $449 Unlocked
Clearing the Way to Las Vegas Clearwire Launch
CrowdSourcing gets an Open Source
Thinking About the Digits
Apple vs. Palm Part 2.0
It's Time to Develop Again
The Smart Approach: WiMAX Goes to College
The 4GWE Newsletter will come out today: Me vs. GigaOM?
Someone with a Clue!
Peter MacKinnon, President of LG Nortel Gives us Perspective
Ericsson Do You know What You Got? Sprint!
Widget Wonders & Apps Trap
Devices What Catches your Eye!
The Russians are Here: The Russians are Here!: MagicJack
Rural Broadband : All There is to Know About RUS and NTIA
Should Skype be redesigned?
LG Nortel OY!
Scenario Planning; If You Build It Will They Come?
Wireless Termination: Neutral Tandem
EU Price Rationalization
TerreStar to Launch
FCCESQ
How I Spent My Summer Stimulus
The Death of the Cassette: Anthony Robbins
Face(It)Book: Get Over It!
Nortel Enterprise Two Buyers (Together) are Better than One
Out in the Open Oracle
The Dead Zone: The realities of Coverage
Natural Selection and Evolutionary Process
Wireless Backhaul is Fiber?
Apple Peals - Bob Borchers leaves.
Context Aware Call Centers - Wake up to LNP
Best Buy Gets Smart about Mobile
Intel Finnishing it Connections, or, That's Nokia with an IA
Why we are here? 4GWE Rewind
This is ARMless: Nokia & Intel
Twenty Reasons to like RIM over Apple
New Phones Apple pushes the competition around
4Gee - What happened to Nortel?
Alvarion Open Range Interview.
Indirect Consequences - As the FCC settles down
Up to Orlando for Infocomm
Alvarion Scores $100 M WiMax Deal With Open Range
The Tax Man Backs Down for Now.
All Glory is Fleeting- The Genachowski / McDowell Hearings
Dear Apple, Calm down.
India - Tech Centers and guess what #1 Trend they want
HD Video Samsung and Radvision Gear up for the Next Wave
The FVNO A New Role for Virgin with Sprint
Introducing the 'Clearwire NTK' Research Series -- Deep Insight for Less Than $5
Jim Crowe and Dan Hesse
Dear Clearwire, Reach me @home.

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