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The ATT-T-Mobile Merger Rumors

Originally I had heard that the break-up fee was $3B, which meant (to me) that this deal was going to go through. Then there were reports it was $6B, which means there is no stopping it. (And let's not forget...

So Clearwire is Still Doing Retail

Yesterday, I noticed that Clearwire has a corporate store in the International Mall. It sells just 4G data options - not even Sprint services too.  I thought Clearwire was supposed to just stick to wholesale for their investors?  And...

A Message for Dan Hesse

The merger of AT&T and T-Mobile will likely have extreme anti-competitive effects on the mobile industry. Certainly, the DOJ and the two F-Agencies (FTC and FCC) need to take note that mobile is churning the service economy of America right...

Cellular Mergers

There were four big cellular mergers since 2004. All have been okayed. Bloomberg has a chart about all 4. So I guess the new one - ATT-T-Mobile - will be going through too. Just great!...

Progressive Mobile Tracker

Image via Wikipedia Progressive is pushing out an automobile tracker device called Snapshot. The device attaches to your car's diagnostic port and pushes data out via M2M. Consumers can log on to check out daily stats.With Snapshot, Progressive’s Pay As You...

More Spectrum, More Spectrum

At CTIA today for the CEO Panel, AllThingsD quipped, "A lot of carbon dioxide being expended at CTIA talking about how spectrum is the industry’s oxygen." Just so you know, they HAVE spectrum. They horde spectrum. What they don't do...

The Big T

AT&T announced yesterday that they were buying T-Mobile from its parent, DT, for $39B.  There are so many losers in this combination I don't know where to begin! First, generally consumers lose as Ma Bell hordes even more spectrum. T-Mobile has...

What's Up in Cellular Rumors?

First, Clearwire's founder and Chairman Craig McGraw resigned in February. Now CEO Bill Marrow has resigned and the rest of the C-Suite has been re-shuffled. (see story here).  Clearwire is in negotiations with Sprint and out looking for capital before...

ILEC News

CenturyLink will be reselling VZW as an authorized agent. Why AT&T will not be buying Echostar: Echostar has been on a tear buying up bankrupt assets of BDSD and Terrestar; then Move Networks; and now Hughes. It’s too big to...

Rumor: VZW iPhone

Image via Wikipedia Twitter is all abuzz about the special announcement tomorrow by VZW in NYC. Dan York says that he can't see Steve Jobs letting VZW have the lead on this story. I agree. Everyone is certain that...

Smoothstone Has Patience with Sprint

Sprint finally lands a partner in its Mobile Convergence system. After spending much of 2010 talking with Sprint about the MVNO and Integration options, I applaud the patience of Smoothstone, which announced today the availability of Smoothstone’s cloud-based voice solutions...

Tele-Pacific Looking Wireless

TelePacific Communications, the largest California-based CLEC providing integrated voice and data telecommunications services to the small and medium-sized business (“SMB”) customer segment in California and Nevada, and MegaPath Inc., the leading provider of managed IP data, voice, and security services...

Let's Clear Up AT&T 4G

So AT&T bought more 700 MHz spectrum; this time from Qualcomm for almost $2B. This was Qualcomm's spectrum from its FloTV project that used analog TV spectrum. In 2007, AT&T skipped the FCC spectrum auction to pay $2.5B for...

Sub-Agent Basics

I received an early morning call from the West Coast today from a woman who is a sub-agent selling Sprint mobile services. She’s not having a good day. Here’s a few reasons why: She isn’t getting paid from her master...

Satellite Spectrum is Beachfront Property

Satellite sprectrum for broadband is a polarizing topic. HughesNet, WIldBlue (ViaSat), Skyway USA, StarBand and others have launched but can’t hit scale. Between rain fade and line of sight issues, there is the perception that it is not as dependable...

Rural ILEC Strategy

You have probably read about the unemployment rate. I would love to know how many jobs that the ILEC’s have shed in the last 3 years. 75,000? Probably more. Verizon has shed over 25,000 themselves in the last 3 years....

What's With Clearwire?

What's up with Clearwire? It started out as a McGraw deal with big investors: Top 5 cable companies, Sprint, Intel and Google. (Did you know that Telesphere's CEO Clark Peterson was President of Clearwire and one of Clearwire's founders?)Clearwire has...

The Carlyle Group is on a Tear

Yesterday the Carlyle Group bought Syniverse for $2.6B just days after buying CommScope for $3.9B.Syniverse handles about 90% of the US cellular market, taking care of back office stuff like roaming, SMS, and MMS. All growth at Syniverse is global...

What's New to Sell?

Besides thinking Cloud, which is really just applications, there have been a few interesting product offerings from carriers. Here are some of them:Both AboveNet and FiberLight have some new fiber miles to sell.XO has almost 100 route miles of new...

ROA and Moore

A new metric for Wall Street is Return on Assets. A company spends money on infrastructure, equipment, etc. (Assets) to produce goods or deliver service. Recently, I have been reading where the return on assets is decreasing sharply (and has...

What if HP Became an MVNO?

All the talk about the Android versus Apple platforms has been interesting, but it leaves out the Blackberry, which actually puts out some rugged, well-liked devices. And there is a sleeper in the corner. That sleeper is HP.HP bought Palm...

The Mobile Ecosystem Battle

Just finished recording a webinar for COMDEX-Virtual on Mobility + The Cloud = Convergence in Telecom. Khali Henderson, Editor-in-Chief of Phone+ magazine was on the panel with me. I shared this article her because it was relevant. Now I want...

CTIA: 50 Facts About Wireless

It's kind of a misnomer because CTIA is about wireless but about Cellular. But here are 50 facts about wireless. I think to start with crying on the first one sets the proper tone for an Industry spokesgroup. "U.S. has...

Some Unsettling Numbers

"The American economy lost 131,000 net jobs in July, about 70,000 worse than expected.  The loss of 143,000 temporary Census jobs, which was expected by economists, pushed the "headline" number into the red."  How many jobs have the merged telecom...

Another LTE Player?

No, not Sprint, although according to the media, Sprint is thinking about deploying LTE. I'm talking about Lightsquared.This new LTE venture promises 100,000 jobs and a 4G network that will reach 92% of the populace. Lightsquared is a consortium based on...
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