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Mary Meeker's Internet Trends

Mary Meeker of Kleiner Perkins puts out an annual report on Internet and Internet related trends. This year it is a 355 slide report. [You can download a pdf version here.] (Here is a 35 minute summary from Mary...

If Starting Today as an Agent

If I was starting my telecom agency today, what would I do? When I started in 1999, I was selling basically one product (Wholesale DSL to ISPs). That was my entry drug of choice. It led to frame relay,...

What Do Buyers Want?

I have written about retails troubles before, but this KPMG global survey asks 18,430 consumers about their most recent online shopping experiences. "Today's consumer no longer goes shopping, but is shopping, all the time and everywhere. And in a...

Tidbits #2444 (Telecom and Otherwise)

There are too many VoIP and UCaaS providers. Consolidation is required in this space. I think UCaaS has to shift into Voice/Dial-tone (POTS replacement or SIP Trunking with some features) and some collaboration platform. The way it is now...

More Retail Stores Going Broke

The Limited is just the latest retail chain to go bankrupt. Sports Authority closed earlier this year. Many others are on the slide down into BK. There is a lesson or two to be learned from retail. Marketing is...

Tidbits #2438

Data Center, M&A, BK, Innovation, UCAAS and more in this episode of Tidbits. Sendhub,a business SMS provider that raised $10M, was acquired by Cameo Global, a global managed IT shop that does some contact center work. Salesforce's leadership position...

The Forecast Calls for a New Strategy

Some folks didn't particularly care for the forecast in my podcast with Acuity. "Hope is not a strategy. [I have a little bit on strategy by PWC here.] One thing about the channel: Most people are heads down just...

Food for Thought (Tidbits #2434)

Tidbits today but not all of them are about telecom. From James Altucher: "Automation is eating the world. Every time a line of software is written, a job is lost." VR, 3D printing, AI and robotics will make us...

By the Numbers

Some interesting stats I have seen. Saw stats that Vonage has 514,000 business seats. "Birch recently announced the addition of 80,000 buildings to its Metro-Fiber network in November 2015." I wonder which cable provider they signed a wholesale agreement....

Tidbits and Interesting Things Part 140

Some interesting services around the sector. ADTRAN has field services that ITSP's can hire to perform site surveys and install Hosted VoIP deployments. (No idea about cabling, but that seems to be an issue for national providers. Local or...

What Can You Learn from Target?

I was reading a couple of articles about Target. The retailer has not been doing well lately, including closing all Canada stores after its expansion there last year! "David Schick of Stifel, says [Target] needs to go back to...

Competing Against Cable

The RBOCs have stopped trying to compete with cable for the consumer market and the small business market. (They just want to sell cell phones, M2M and soon IoT to them). CenturyLink, Windstream, Frontier and Fairpoint still have a...

EarthLink Has Embraced Retail

EarthLink has really embraced retail. For the last couple of years, they have been putting a package together around MPLS over DSL for PCI Compliance. Now they have added a Managed Wi-Fi service - that they were pimping at...

Why Marketing Matters

Wed. morning at the FISPA event in Atlanta I will be presenting on Why Marketing Matters, followed closely by a Q&A session with Bullseye Telecom's Tim Basa on Sales & Marketing. You can see the slides HERE. The main...

So You Want to Go Retail?

When I talk with vendors in this space, they often suggest that getting into Costco or some other Big Box retailer would make their day. My father was a salesperson for P&G for 20 years working with Sam's, BJ's, Stop...
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