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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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

Really: PAETEC Sells Fixed Wireless

While surfing, I came across this page from PAETEC about how it sells Fixed Wireless services. Fixed Wireless is not cellular. It's using radios and spectrun (mainly unlicensed spectrum) to connect a customer premise to the Internet or to another...

Things are Round and Round

As one door closes, right? Well, WISPA is putting together a deal with DirecTV so that it's mainly residential wireless ISP base can grab some cash switching people from cable TV and Internet to fixed wireless internet access and satellite...

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...

Is Rural Wireline Profitable?

Exhibit A: Fairpoint Communications. Small rural telco merges with New England Verizon assets and billions in debt. The 3 state utility commissions were uneasy about the merger to begin with. Two years later, Fairport is struggling to get out of...

What is With the FCC?

Julius Genachowski as Chairman of the FCC did a decent job on the framework of ideas that is called the National Broadband Plan. In it, he concluded that we would need 500 MHz of spectrum to make it happen. Notice...

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....

The FCC is Rolling

Except for Commissioner McDowell who is out after emergency gall bladder surgery, the FCC has been pumping out the info. The Broadband.gov site is pumping out info. Broadband maps, consumer speed tests, spectrum database, and the Commish's blog. (The website also...

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...

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...

Independent ISP Wins County Broadband Grant

"Rapid Systems, a wireless internet service provider, was selected by the Hardee Broadband Project to deploy Motorola's fixed wireless broadband solutions across Hardee County, Fla. Based on Motorola's PTP 800 licensed microwave Ethernet bridges and PMP 320 licensed network access...

Our Economic Survival

The FCC's National Broadband Plan suggests that adding 500 MHz of spectrum to the mix will fix most things. HA!I thought when Julius became FCC Chair we would have some change. Instead, we get the idea that if we give...

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...

The iPhone Reputation Dilemma

Over at CNN, there's an article about the iPhone hurting AT&T's brand.While a recent survey by the consulting firm CFI Group found that iPhone users are the most loyal smartphone users, with 90 percent saying they'd recommend the device to...

XO all about Expansion in 2009

Expanding network into Charlotte and Raleigh was just the start of expansion for  XO in 2009.  XO's been adding even more services to its too-big catalog lately. (I say too big because even XO sales folks don't remember half of what they...

Nothing but Headlines: DPI, Caps, Clearwire

I'm seeing a lot of news in our space but not enough time to cover it all or analyze it, so here's just the headlines:DPI (deep packet inspection) by cable being investigated by Congress. It scares the crap out of...

Paetec Owns Some Wireless

Telecom Ramblings pointed out that Paetec owns a fixed wireless operations. According to the Paetec 2Q08 earnings transcript: "we acquired MPX Wireless towards the end of 2007. They were a Rochester based company that we had done several private projects...

LTE and WiMax in 2010

It must be confusing to the consumer: 3G, 4G, CDMA, GSM, EVDO, WiMAX, Wi-Fi, LTE. I'm in the Industry but I notice when people confuse the terms. (Seems often like everything is inter-changeable). Clearwire will be rolling out WiMax for...

Airband Says Bye-Bye to Channel

This was in my email inbox today: Airband has decided to move in a direction which doesn't require Channel Managers. In this economy, tough decisions have to be made, in an effort to reduce SG&A expenses I will no longer...
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