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A Laborious Weekend for Bankers

A weekend of labor by bankers and telecom execs resulted in two purchases. Verizon finally was able to rest full control of VZW out of Vodafone. However, it cost VZ $130 Billion to do that. Vodafone's 45% ownership of...

AT&T Taking a Leap

Bloomberg reported over the weekend that AT&T was going to buy Leap Wireless - for the spectrum of course - for about $1.2B. "San Diego-based Leap also has $2.8 billion in net debt." Which will be added to AT&T's already...

Cellco Networks Congested

You know how everyone makes fun of ATT's congested cellular network? Well, according to Bloomberg, VZW is having the same issue. Verizon Wireless is America's most heavily used mobile-phone carrier, with 93 million monthly subscribers (second-place AT&T (T) has...

Are We Still Talking About the Phone?

It is still about the phone. Cell companies are stuck. After years of leveraged cool handsets to drive sales, cellcos are stuck as hardware providers - subsidized hardware too. Cellcos aren't alone. VoIP providers are stuck in the hardware space...

Business is a Thinking Man's Sport

When I heard Mark Sanborn call business a thinking man's spot, it made me smile and then think. Oddly, most of these news items have all fallen in my lap today. It made me re-think how the value added distributors...

What Happens When

What happens to the fiber companies that depend on FTT (fiber to the tower) when the cell companies decide to buy dark fiber to the towers? All the fiber guys build out based on a set of financial projects that...

Some Interesting Reads

Zayo CEO Dan Caruso wrote a good blog titled "Is Bandwidth Production Lucrative?". In the wake of Jim Crowe stepping down at Level3, Caruso's analysis of the fiber players in an interesting read.Personally, I think these CEOs - Crowe, Hesse,...

Why is Telecom So Old?

Saw this picture on twitter. It made me think about the lack of innovation from the telcos.For example. cellular and DSL technologies were discovered by Bell Labs in the 1960s, but didn't to market until decades later. And it...

Parallels, Cisco, Google and Panda

If every day feels like you are on a hamster wheel, maybe you are examining the wrong metric. An interesting announcement today two weeks before thier customer summit, Cisco bought a stake in Parallels and gets a Board seat.Parallels is...

The US VoIP Report

I see a lot of reports about the telecom space. This one by E&Y sums up the industry in 2012: "Many established players are looking for new ways to cater to consumers and enterprises by buying capability in new areas."...

Fill 'Er Up

Many business models are at odds with the customer wishes. Airlines want full planes. Customers don't want to be sardines and have bags checked for them.Consumers hope that not everyone is using the Internet at 8 PM. The ISPs need...

Moves and Changes This Week

Cisco announced plans to acquire Meraki, a managed Wi-Fi company, for about $1.2B.Broadsoft announced UC One and now Rich Communications Services (RCS) to be added to its BroadCloud SAAS platform. [UCStrategies]After Softbank put $20B into Sprint, Sprint turns around and...

More on the Microcorp and TDMobility Deal

Microcorp announced a deal with TDMobility (here and here). I have written about TDMobility before (most recently here and before), where I proposed that it would be a small leap for TDMobility to become a master agency. Instead, TDMobility teamed...

Moves by AT&T

"An industry executive argues that service providers face becoming "irrelevant" to consumers, though it might be unusual to hear it said in public," writes Gary Kim. It is the same argument - dumb pipe versus value added reseller.While VZ and...

Your Cellphone is Spying on You

There is so much talk about malware on Windows computers. Apple users think they are safe. HA! It was simply a matter of volume. Now that iOS is on millions of devices it is worth the time for bad guys...

Three Big Jumps This Weekend

The biggest jump over the weekend was Red Bull Stratos: "Felix Baumgartner captured the attention of the web on Sunday when he jumped from a capsule 128,000 feet above Earth and landed safely on the ground in New Mexico." [via...

Sprint Missed the Boat

MetroPCS was in a hurry to get hitched. With 30 fast approaching, MetroPCS dated Sprint then got engaged to T-Mobile USA. Gary Kim has a nice graph of how T-Mobile will still be 4th after this acquisition, but a closer...

Buying or Being Bought: Sprint

In March, Craig Moffett of Bernstein Research announced that Sprint would end up in bankruptcy. MSN reports, "After assigning a 50% likelihood in March that Sprint would end up in bankruptcy as it raced to build a national wireless network...

Brad Thor's Black List

I like spy novels. Since James Bond, I have been reading spy novels from Ludlum, Lustbader and Jack Higgins. The new breed of authors in this gnre are very good - Barry Eisler, Vince Flynn, Daniel Silva, Brian Haig, Randy...

Data Tsunami

Cisco's blog writes that we are in a data tsunami due to broadband Internet demand from consumers and their devices. Holy Hype, Batman! This is the same hype that Cisco's Global Consumer Internet Traffic Forecast started in 2009 with the...

8,016 Reasons to Offer MDM

In the last year, 8016 devices were left in US airports, according to TJS. Credant’s research found that the following types of devices were left behind: Smartphones and tablets: 3,444 (43.0%) Laptops: 3,576 (44.6%) USB Drives: 996 (12.4%) Despite a...

The Sales SWAT Team

Zayo Group announced the formation of a dedicated team focused on Small Cell and Fiber to the Tower (FTT) initiative (in this press release). That's a good idea. In fact, when RAD-INFO INC is consulting on mergers between TDM companies...

Poll: Cellphone Features

Cellcos have a tendency to shut off features in phones that they don't appreciate. We would have more wi-fi phones now, but cellcos didn't want phones to go off-net. Now that they have mismanaged their 2G/2.5G/3G/HPSA networks, they are re-thinking...

The Answer to Flat Revenue

The markets are flat. Broadband, voice, TV and cellular. There are more cellphones activated than there are people in the US. The average home has 4 Internet enabled devices.So what do you do if you are a Cellco and more than 60%...

Verizon is in the News a Lot

Hands off the Internet!Sen. Alex Padilla: Bill will preserve hands-off regulatory approach toward VOIP.VZW and T-Mobile are at odds over SpectrumCo spectrum with Verizon saying T-Mobile is hypocritical about spectrum. "Verizon told the FCC in a filing Monday that T-Mobile...
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