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mobile broadband


June 22, 2011  9:08 PM

Taking a closer look at mobile broadband’s two connected futures

Posted by: Tom Nolle
Internet video, mobile broadband, mobile services, wireline broadband

I've got good news for providers of wireline broadband services and their equipment vendors: Mobile isn't going to destroy wireline! Actually, nobody who took the time to think about the reality of mobile infrastructure ever really believed that. But the comment does offer some opportunity to...

February 9, 2011  7:02 PM

Alcatel-Lucent’s lightRadio celebrates the small; what’s next?

Posted by: Tom Nolle
Alcatel-Lucent, applications enablement, cell technology, lightRadio, mobile broadband, mobile devices, tablets

Cost matters. Nowhere is that more true than in telecom, and in mobile broadband in particular. Operators are trying to manage what’s clearly a decisive shift of their own revenue/profit potential from wireline to mobile, and to manage the cost of creating and sustaining customers with ARPU. One...

November 18, 2010  3:20 PM

AT&T, Verizon mobile broadband announcements miss social-change component

Posted by: Tom Nolle
4G, AT&T, Facebook, HSPA+, LTE, mobile broadband, Verizon

AT&T is moving to HSPA+, which is faster than 3G but slower in terms of potential than 4G.  Like T-Mobile, AT&T may advertise its move as 4G and spawn the usual market debate on what that...

October 29, 2010  1:30 PM

Mobile shows the market of the future and new leaders in the making

Posted by: Tom Nolle
3G, 4G, Apple, Broadband, Deep Packet Inspection, DPI, Google, mobile broadband, OTT, over-the-top, return on investment, ROI, smartphones, Verizon

Last week saw what has become the usual push and pull of supply-side and demand-side issues, and perhaps a bit more than the usual confusion in the markets (financial, enterprise and consumer) about the net outcome. It wasn't the

July 23, 2009  12:38 PM

Mobile broadband growth has upside and problems

Posted by: Tom Nolle
3G, 4G, LTE, mobile broadband, Video, wireless

Mobile broadband traffic, primarily to smartphones, is growing primarily due to increased use of video content.


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