Telecom Timeout:

Verizon


January 28, 2011  12:58 PM

What Verizon’s acquisiton of Terremark says about its cloud strategy



Posted by: Jessica Scarpati
cloud, cloud computing, M&A, Verizon

I used to have an editor that often made this crackpot comparison...

June 4, 2010  11:00 AM

Verizon Wireless: Ready for hurricanes and zombie apocalypse



Posted by: Jessica Scarpati
emergency preparedness, Verizon, wireless

Verizon Wireless pumped out a press release today promoting a sort of ho-hum video about emergency preparedness. Yawn. To be fair, I did appreciate the split-screen, 


December 30, 2009  5:56 PM

Verizon Wireless cracks open door for LTE developers



Posted by: Jessica Scarpati
4G, LTE, Verizon, Verizon Wireless

Mark your calendars. Verizon Wireless will host a webcast on Jan. 20 at 11 a.m. ET to review updated specs, originally released in April, for

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October 22, 2009  1:30 PM

Verizon CEO comes out swinging against net neutrality



Posted by: Jessica Scarpati
4G wireless, broadband, FCC, net neutrality, regulations, Telecom, Verizon

I gotta say, any trade show that opens the ceremonies with some trash talkin' has my attention.

After giving up a little hip-hip-hooray for Verizon's long-awaited 4G network (ready for 60 devices thus far and expected to be in 25-30 markets next year) at the opening keynote of SuperCOMM...


October 20, 2009  9:31 PM

Apple’s record-setting quarter and what it means for telecom



Posted by: KateGerwig
Android, AT&T, iPhone, mobile phones, operating system, Telecom, Verizon, wireless

Telecom is a hard-knock life sometimes, like this week when Apple announced its most profitable quarter EVER. No small part of that smashing success is the 7.4 million iPhones sold in the quarter. Of course, in the U.S., AT&T benefits from those new iPhone users since they use AT&T’s 3G...


October 9, 2009  1:32 PM

C-Level convergence: It’s getting lonelier at the top



Posted by: KateGerwig
BT, Global Crossing, reorganization, Telecom, Verizon

We’ve talked and talked about it, and the convergence continues. High C-level positions are biting the dust or being combined with other high C-level positions. Next-gen industry change is finally moving up from the lower levels, the place where employees are used to reorg after reorg. We...


July 28, 2009  3:02 PM

Telecom Timeout: The App Store Agenda



Posted by: WPeterson
Apple, applications, BlackBerry, Verizon

[kml_flashembed movie="http://www.youtube.com/v/TjJyRXPuo1E" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" /] In this video, I speak with Lewis Ward, IDC research manager, and Arvin Chander, with Qualcomm, about the future of mobile app stores and what they mean for carriers. Is the...


July 23, 2009  3:50 PM

Breaking: Ericsson bids $730mm for Nortel’s CDMA, LTE assets



Posted by: WPeterson
4G, Ericsson, LTE, Nokia Siemens, Nortel, NSN, Verizon

Ericsson has finally entered the Nortel fray, announcing their starting bid at $730 million for bankrupt vendor's LTE and CDMA asset a day before the official auction is held. It will now be (at least) a three-horse race between Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN), private equity firm MatlinPatterson and...


July 14, 2009  2:25 PM

Verizon marketing dumping DSL down the memory hole?



Posted by: WPeterson
Comcast, DSL, landline, Verizon

Big Brother is watching you Maybe it's Verizon's landline unions that should watch out: Shortly after writing this morning's post on


July 13, 2009  4:49 PM

When Verizon’s copper and wireless collide



Posted by: WPeterson
landline, unions, Verizon, wireless

I hate to break out the old saw about the unstoppable force versus the immovable object, but it just seems too appropriate here. Verizon's (landline) unions are pitching a fit at Verizon Wireless' latest campaign in Massachusetts, which is urging customers to "cut the cord" by switching to an...


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