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Pesky Copper Problem

Many service provider clients have been sharing that copper facilities that were fine for Internet Access but giving errors on VoIP. Those T1s that were working fine for DIA or MIS (Internet Access), all of the sudden are giving...

Are You Getting Rejected By Cable?

I hear a lot of stories about cable: (1) About a one-third order drop out rate due to no facilities: (2) Intensive paperwork for orders and quotes; and (3) clean orders are rare, which causes rejections that result in...

The Load on Cable

Yesterday, I wrote about how if your Netflix is buffering on your broadband connection, then how can you expect VoIP to work. I wanted to add to that post because I don't think that telecom salespeople (or channel partners)...

Netflix is Insight into VoIP Quality

Netflix has an ISP rating to let consumers know how ISPs are doing delivering Netflix streaming video. Netflix is involved in a fight for the last mile with the largest ISPs in the US, especially Comcast and Verizon FiOS....

The FCC Is Useless

As yet another FCC Chairman gets his job just to help out the Duopoly, I conclude that we can save about $350 million per year by closing the FCC. The FCC is totally useless to the average taxpayer. This...

Thoughts on the Industry Right Now

All the forecasts: have any of them been accurate? Or is it just a way to sell reports? If it is, let me know and I will start writing forecast reports too. Think about this: "for 2013, Infonetics reported...

ISPs and Content

Your top MSO's are also your biggest ISPs. Your top MSO's are already in the content arena with the TV stations they own (mainly sports stations, but Bright House owns news stations and Comcast owns NBCU!) Comcast is effectively...

Noction Gets Knocked Out

Noction's let its US sales force go this week. This intelligent routing company recently hired two sales people but the money men expected more sales by now in the US and pulled the plug. There is a single representative...

Gone Are the Gatekeepers

On Facebook, a trending post is about famous rejection letters. Gatekeepers rejected projects from now famous people. Well, we live in the time of the Internet, which puts the printing press to shame. The Internet has disrupted so many...

Verizon Says Pay Up (Cuz We Don't)

Verizon pays no taxes. "Verizon was among 26 Fortune 500 corporations that were consistently profitable between 2008 and 2012 yet paid no federal income taxes, according to a new study," according to this article the Chronicle. VZ collects a...

Is Verizon Warring on AWS, Netflix?

A bunch of articles that were forwarded to me today -- Mashable, GigaOm, and a blog -- all about the consumer experience with FiOS, Verizon's fiber-to-the-home service, is throttled to certain destinations like AWS. The blog post shows a...

Net Neutrality Loses

As expected Verizon won, "the DC circuit, in which the appeals court struck down the FCC's net neutrality rules because the the FCC had no mandate under the rules it used to issue that ruling." TechDirt has a good...

Cloud Companies Call for Surveillance Reform

Many of the Internet giants wrote an open letter to the US Government calling for surveillance reform. It calls for sensible surveillance with checks, balances and oversight. As Fred Wilson states, "When you get a National Security Letter, you...

If Mobile is Everything

Fred Wilson repeats that Mobile is Eating the World. It might be just what I am reading (my influence bias). It's all about tablets or smartphones. Where does that leave your business in 2 or 3 years? The Internet...

The Future is Now

I got to listen to Jack Uldrich keynote the Bradenton (FL) EDC event last night (thanks to Bright House Networks). Uldrich is a futurist and a good speaker. When you examine all the trends that are happening right now...

Why Network Matters

High speed broadband, DSL, cable modems, Gigabit, fiber to the home, metro Ethernet, DS3 and T1, even LTG and 4G are just network transport. Yet that is all the advertising is about, right? Why? Because the most important thing...

2 Week 19 Thoughts

As I head home (thanks Gogo Internet) from week 19 of travel this year, I was reviewing one of my moleskin notebooks because I scribble a lot of notes (and then forget to write them up - or just...

Moving Away from the PSTN

AT&T's spokesman, the Internet Innovation Alliance co-chair, Jamal Simmons, has an op-ed piece about moving away from the old telephone network to bring about awesomeness. He describes trials that AT&T would like to do about the transition from the...

Verizon Fights FCC for Editorial Control of Internet

Thanks to recent revelations, we know that Verizon, AT&T and others are feeding the NSA with all our emails, call records, Internet search history, etc. In the wake of this privacy nightmare, Verizon is in court fighting the FCC...

Is It Really Cloud or Bust?

In an email about a show, it states you can change or die. Then GCN had this cartoon on its Facebook page today: There are so many business options. VAR, VAD, Master Agents, Telecom Agents, manufacturers, carriers, service providers, even...

The Snowden Effect (on Business)

TechCrunch has two articles about two email hosting providers who have shut down their business. Lavabit was the email service for Snowden, the NSA whistleblower. After government intervention, the owner shut down.The owner left this note: This experience has taught...

Will the NSA Hurt US Cloud Revenue?

The whistleblower / traitor was revealed in the NSA scandal: Edward Snowden. I have been reading a lot about this whole situation. Apparently, this story was broken last year, but no one paid attention. "William Binney, a 32-year veteran of...

Mary Meeker's Internet Trends 2013

Mary Meeker presented her 2013 Internet Trends at the D11 conference. Every thing is increasing fast - due to smartphones, tablets and apps like Facebook, Instagram, Dropcam, Soundcloud, Waze, et al. Jawbone UP and Nike+ plus wearable technology are...

The First Woman Chair at the FCC

I don't know much about Mignon Clyburn, except that she is the first acting chairwoman of the FCC. Congrats!She will be acting chair until Congress approves the appointment of Wheeler to the Chair. Considering some federal judges are waiting 700...

Internet is like Electricity

"People there told me that incoming businesses care more about access to fiber than any other attribute in a building," Susan Crawford said in a phone call. "It's very much like electricity. They want reliable service at a reliable cost."...
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