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Things are Round and Round

As one door closes, right? Well, WISPA is putting together a deal with DirecTV so that it's mainly residential wireless ISP base can grab some cash switching people from cable TV and Internet to fixed wireless internet access and satellite...

So How is VoIP Doing?

According to the FCC, the VoIP subscribers is 21 million not including Skype users. These figures are part of the 31-page report, "Local Telephone Competition". The report uses data from 2008!Of the 162 million voice lines, 21M are VoIP. Consider...

2010: The Year for CLEC's

This could be the year for CLEC's.First, the Broadband Stimulus money is starting to be handed out. CLEC's (and ISP's) are starting to get some of it.CLEC's are getting acquired by ILEC's and Cablecos. For example, Comcast buying Cimco, a...

Ill. Judge Only Smart One

Only a single judge in Illinois has the common sense to see that the Frontier-Verizon deal is very similar to the Fairpoint-Verizon deal that resulted in a bankruptcy within 18 months while screwing consumers in three states.The Herald-Review has a...

Changing the Cable Channels

As we head into the Channel Partners Expo in Vegas, we get the story of an agent being played by a carrier. Now it's not that unusual for agents to have carrier commission collection issues. There have been many stories...

Comcast Buys NGT

Comcast goes deep into trunking and Hosted VoIP with the purchase of New Global Telecom (NGT). NGT has had a few business models. It started out as a wholesaler, providing the back-end softswitch for companies like AT&T and New Zealand...

Is Cable-like TV Almost Extinct?

According to Qwest (via GigaOM), Pay-TV won't be around in 5 years. With the tech  crowd, Hulu, YouTube, iTunes, NetFlix and other streaming media services are replacing TV. (NYTimes has an article about someone doing that here.) One of my...

Usage Based Billing Rant

Occam Networks has a pretty good blog. Today's topic is usage based pricing. I disagree with the usage based pricing.As I see it, we have had (mainly telco) rate hikes since 1999 on the promise of Broadband. In fact, in...

Are You Still an ILEC Agent?

This from Telephony online and the Convergence Consulting Group: The latest in an annual study of the bundled services market shows US telecom service providers are losing wireline voice customers at a faster pace and being transformed in the process...

TW Splitting Up with Cable

Time Warner has received approval from the FCC to spin off TW Cable. "The separation of Time Warner Cable Inc. gets Time Warner out of the media distribution business altogether, something investors had been clamoring for. The company announced its...

Charter and Nortel

Yesterday Nortel filed bankruptcy. I'm guessing it was a pre-packaged deal because of the way it went down. Seeking Alpha implies that the BK was due to a lack of urgency to turn the company around. Three CEO's that just...

Bandwidth Caps

Bandwidth caps have more to do with preserving TV revenues than network management business. Yes, there are issues of last mile and node congestion for both telco and cableco networks. It is also a function of the band-aid approach that...

Network Management, DPI, Whatever

Here's the thing that most folks don't understand. The main responsibility, duty, and sanction of Congress and any Federal Agency (like the FTC and FCC) is to protect the Consumer. The end user. Remember it is By and For the...
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