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Wave goodbye to all-you-can-eat mobile data plans

June 8, 2010

There was plenty of buzz about Apple's new iPhone 4. But less-noted was AT&T's abandonment of unlimited data plans. AT&T isn't the first carrier to observe that more is less when it comes to iPhone profits. As smartphone subscribers eat up rich media and interactive content, operational costs grow faster than ARPU.

Back to the Future: Skype's Latest Outage

December 28, 2010

The more things change the more they stay the same. Like Skype outages. Three years ago I talked to VoIP gray-beard Erik Lagerway about the Skype outage during the summer of 2007. What Lagerway said then is just as pertinent now.

Cloud Dreamin' - Google wants to build what?

September 3, 2011

The world's most famous Internet company uses the annual conference of the company that practically invented the Software-as-a-Service industry to announce that Google's next business move is manufacturing telephones.

Per Vices' Phi Brings to New Meaning to Anything, Anywhere

May 3, 2012

Per Vice's new Phi PCI card aims to take unified communications to a while new level.

Does Google Fiber Move Mean Goodbye Comcast, Hello Google TV?

February 20, 2014

Google's announcement of a major exploratory move into the networking business with Google Fiber is proof that owning and operating infrastructure is still a competitive advantage.