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For All You iPhone People

"A federal class-action lawsuit will move forward against Apple (AAPL) and AT&T (T) for "locking" iPhones to AT&T's network, and Apple's control over which apps can be installed on the owner's phone." I tend to agree with Seeking Alpha that...

Seriously, More iPhone

This country has some major issues not the least of which the media gets bogged done in buzz marketing. Why else would there be a week's worth of "news" about LeBron leaving Cleveland for Miami. A week! That's almost more...

Is 4G a Game Changer?

Lots of buzz around 4G - and Sprint and Clearwire certainly need that buzz to reach tweet level. But is it a game changer Just my opinion but 3G is ho-hum. I haven't noticed that much speed off by EVDO...

Qwest Loses Forbearance

Qwest had a forbearance petition in at the FCC for the Phoenix metro area. It was denied by the FCC last week. It was denied in 2008 by Martin's commission as well. Qwest claims that cable, VoIP and cellular are...

A Big Outage Day!

Twitter is down. (And a few million people have nothing to do).Facebook is experiencing issues as well.  I guess people will just have to work today.AT&T's cellular network is down in Tampa Bay. (And a few thousand iPhone users are...

No Wireless Competition

Do you think because there are 4 cellular companies that there is competition in that sector? The big 2 have the lion's share of the subscribers (more than 80%) and the handsets. Sprint, T-Mobile and US Cellular are reporting net...

Metered Data Begins

TWC and AT&T both trialed metered Internet access over wireline broadband. As far as I know, both trials were not that successful.The big issue for ISP's is that the bandwidth consumption keeps increasing (as the Internet becomes the communication avenue...

Wild Wireless Winners

I didn't know that Carlos Slim owned Tracfone. I also didn't know that it was on VZW's network. WalMart is a large retail channel for Tracfone, joining forces in 4Q09 to offer a $30 per month no-contract plan that consists of...

Mobile Bill Made Simple

The first action by the FCC Consumer Task Force is to launch an initiative to help consumers avoide "Bill Shock". [Official announcement here]"The Bureau is seeking input on ways to alert consumers about potential high charges before they add up....

Is This The Right Move?

Sprint currently has 3 pre-paid brands: Boost Mobile, Assurance Wireless and Virgin Mobile. It's adding another that will sell pay-per-minute services. (Name to be determined).Boost Mobile is a flat-rate all-you-can-eat plan at $50! Less than the post-paid plan at $70...

Chad Lives On

That annoying character, Chad, from the Alltel commercials lives on. (See his Facebook page here). This week Atlantic Tele-Network, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATNI) completed its purchase of certain former Alltel wireless assets from VZW. The total purchase price was $223 million....

Sprint is its own Enemy

Well, 1Q2010 was another tough one for Sprint losing $865 million. It did shave its subscriner losses to just 75,000. Offering $50 unlimited pre-paid on Boost and $70 unlimited on post-paid -- and still losing customers. How????The big issue I see...

The VZW iPhone Rumors

I keep reading about the new iPhone coming to VZW this summer. People, check your calendars: it's still 2010. And the exclusivity contract that AT&T has with Apple for the iPhone lasts until 2011.As an agent with AT&T burn marks...

So HP Buys Palm

So we know wireless is essential for technology companies going into the future. And obviously HP thinks so because HP just announced that the acquisition of struggling Palm company for $1.2B!I know many folks that used the Treo as a PDA...

This is not a Phone Booth

This is not a phone booth. It's a car. Try driving without using your cell phone....

2G, 3G, 4G - All Fluff

The AT&T versus Verizon Wireless ads are annoying. So is Sprint. Luckily, I never see T-Mobile ads any more. (And thankfully Alltel is no more). I've been with Sprint since 2002 or so. It has its moments. But when you tell...

Is Google a Thief?

Google CEO Eric Schmidt made enough of an impression at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this week that Yankee Group blogged about it. Google at the MWC.Much criticism against Google is that they steal from book publishers, TV and movie...

Mitel MVNO Means Money

Mitel has signed an MVNO deal (TMC video) in order to maximize on its PBX business as it relates to the mobile workforce.  It's one thing to have an application that loads on some smartphones and will talk to the...

Wow Mobile: Another Scheme

Why is it that everyone thinks that there are quick ways to make money? The only way to make quick money is to steal it. The new MLM scheme is Wow Mobile. Although the Wow reps state it is not a...

Bandwidth is Finite

I hear lots of cheering for WiMax, 3G, 4G, broadband, etc. HD Voice and all these mobile apps. Video calls and Internet TV. All that over a set of pipes that the owners have been unwilling to upgrade.So we have...

Cellular Blues

It's a blue holiday for the cellular networks. Apparently, AT&T would like you to use your iPhone way less than you are. It's abusing their already tired network. The funniest response to this was by Fake Steve, who also happens to...

Battle of the Maps

Cellular companies have some of the lamest ad campaigns. Apparently, the marketing folks AND their ad agencies are SO far removed from the consumers that they don't even know what message to spend millions on.What difference does a coverage map...

Mainly Cellular News Tidbits

American Tower is buying 196 Towers from Cincinnati Bell (CellNews)-- Outsourcing of Network Infrastructure continues.Mobile Backhaul Equipment Market to Jump 60% in 2009 to $5.9 Billion (CellNews) Qwest and cable companies are all over fiber backhaul from cell towers. More...

Top Trends for Agents

I'm in Atlanta speaking at the Microcorp One-on-One event about Trends in 2010. The three trends that I see for agents are the following: Applications, Quality of Service (QOS), and Mobile Broadband (MBB). But they are kind of inter-dependent. Ubiquious...

One on One with Agents

Master Agency Microcorp is holding its One-on-One Event for its agents in Atlanta next week. I will be moderating a session on Trends for 2010 & Beyond, where we will discuss the next series of services that Agents can create...
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