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Wireless Combo is Merger 3

This week has been awash with mergers - the Intel-McAfee merger and the Windstream-Q-Comm merger are the big two. The third interesting merger involves two fixed wireless companies. Airband and Sparkplug announced that they merged and grabbed $20M in financing....

Debt and Finances

I'll readily admit that I am not a financial wizard. I am risk adverse and think that playing the stock market is like a casino (the deck is stacked against you). Then I read The Big Short by Michael Lewis...

Over 50 Ideas This Week

Last week I was traveling for family and to stop into the new TMC offices. It was a beehive of activity as over 40 companies stopped in to tell their stories to bloggers, editors, writers and the video camera. I’ll...

Mergers Only Mask the Truth

I have a firm belief that most mergers are just ways to make the books look better by clouding the numbers. Take this headline from the Morning Journal, "CenturyLink has profitable second quarter, primarily due to acquisition". I agree with...

Is Broadband a Utility Now?

The way the FCC is examining, re-classifying and inquirying broadband, has it become a utility now?There are many studies that show that cities with broadband do better economically than cities without broadband. The Iowa City study done about 5 years...

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...

Losses All The Way Around

What a terrible quarter. The FCC is playing around with Broadband - plans, definitions and classifications. The NTIA took the summer off from its task on the broadband stimulus. Meanwhile, VZ releases its quarterly numbers as a loss due to pension payments...

How Does This Keep Happening?

How does someone get yet another VP of Sales after that person did such a less than mediocre job as VP of S&M at another VoIP Provider? Bouncing from place to place with no more than 2 years in any...

FCC Report of Obviousness

The FCC released the Sixth Broadband Deployment Report. Due to the FCC changing the definition of broadband from the decade old standard of 200 Kbps downstream, most DSL won't count as Broadband since the FCC now defines broadband as 4...

Not Exactly the Way to Sell SIP

XO announced a SIP Savings Estimator Tool in order to help sell their SIP offerings. I understand why they do this: Bell-heads only know how to sell on price.In my head, why bother? Just keep selling PRI - SIP to the...

Is There Profit In VoIP?

A few of my clients are self-funded without any serious debt. When I send out news - like Vocalocity raised $3.45M for a total of $97M - the first question that gets emailed backed to me is: "Aren't they profitable?" ...

Billing is a Headache

Speaking with several agents, service providers and employees of carriers, I get the feeling that billing issues are more frequent today than ever before. I kind of joke that the ILEC's purposedly bill wrong to gain a 10% revenue increase,...

How Much is Too Much?

I was invited into yet another LinkedIn group today. This time from Telarus. Why? There are groups from Phone+ (Channel Partner Network), ChannelVision Magazine, Independent Telecom Consultants, Peer-to-Peer, Telecom Business Daily, Telecom Executives Business Network, Telecom Sales Pros, Telecommunications Professionals Network,...

Marketing is Not Sales

Marketing is creating noise. Marketing is puking on Twitter and other social networks. Sales is about relationships. Never forget: people do business with people. Sales is also about product knowledge. How can you be a Trusted Advisor if you don't...

HDTV Experience

I have Bright House Networks for my Internet access and TV. I have a Toshiba LCD HDTV. I have had problems with signal disappearing to the TV for a while. I have also been experiencing problems with Video-on-Demand not working...

Rules of Engagement

It's a sometimes funny CBS sitcom, but to Agents in the Telecom Indirect Channel, Rules of Engagement are the sometimes written policy from carriers about Channel Conflict.What is Channel Conflict?Channel Conflict is when an agent and a direct account exec...

iEXPO

With all the iHype about the new Apple iPad - and all the disappointment with the new gadget - and all the jokes and subsequent lawsuit about the name - I think it might be time to rename ITEXPO, TMC's...

Visit Me at ITEXPO at a Discount

The curriculum for ITEXPO East has been assembled, and I am so enthusiastic about what you'll take away from this conference. It's simply a great program focused on today's most powerful communications technology! SPECIAL RATE FOR YOU AS A READER OF...

Strickling to Head NTIA

The Obama Administration has nominated Larry Strickling to head the NTIA. Right now former Sprint exec, Anna Gomez, is running that department as it gets ready to disperse $4.7B in broadband stimulus money. We don't have a set plan or...

IBM's Open Cloud Manifesto

On Twitter this morning, Josh wrote, "Widely discussed leaked doc, Open Cloud Manifesto, originally authored by IBM - http://bit.ly/cloudmanifesto - could be historic". "The buzz around cloud computing has reached a fever pitch. Some believe it is a disruptive trend...

7 Steps to Better SIP Security on Asterisk by JT

John Todd is an Asterisk evangelist and works for Digium. VoIP Users Conference reposted John's 7 steps to better SIP Security on Asterik (here). The reason for the 7 steps now? "In the last few months, a number of new...
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