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April 7, 2011  7:17 PM

AT&T/T-Mobile deal: What reality lurks below the surface?



Posted by: Tom Nolle
AT&T, FCC, mergers and acquisitions, return on investment, T-Mobile, Verizon, wireless networks

With a lot of interesting and potentially pivotal happenings in tech, perhaps the most interesting thing is that the real meanings are more important than the surface topics.

February 18, 2011  3:05 PM

VoLTE migration faces regulatory and revenue questions



Posted by: Tom Nolle
AT&T, FMC, Mobile World Congress, Verizon, voice over LTE, VoIP, VoLTE

In the telco space, Mobile World Congress seemed to bring out support for VoLTE; both AT&T and Verizon indicated they’d be making the Big Move, though over a period of...


February 4, 2011  4:54 PM

Supply-side struggles in demand-side networking world to weed out players



Posted by: Tom Nolle
AT&T, Cisco, Cloud Services, demand-side networking, equipment vendors, networking market, Nokia, platform as a service, Software as a Service, Verizon

One of the issues that now faces the networking market is the fate of Nokia, the once-giant smartphone and networking company that has seemed to stumble in every...

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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...


November 11, 2010  1:21 PM

Verizon’s “everywhere” video unloads networks using content downloads



Posted by: Tom Nolle
4G, content delivery, digital rights management, Verizon, video on demand

Verizon is taking “TV Everywhere” to more places, or at least taking it places under more conditions. Its new


November 11, 2010  12:47 PM

Verizon’s iPad approach bundles mobile WiFi hub



Posted by: Tom Nolle
3G, 4G FiOS, femtocells, iPad, Verizon, VoIP, WiFi

Verizon has started to advertise its iPad deal, and it’s a bit more complicated than the rumors had suggested. What the big telco is doing is bundling an iPad with a mobile WiFi hub, a gadget that links to a 3G service and then creates a mini-hotspot to which


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


October 4, 2010  11:59 PM

What does Verizon’s data center spending tell us?



Posted by: Tom Nolle
Cloud computing, customer experience, data center, Verizon

Verizon announced it would be making a major investment in data centers for cloud computing, among other things. The major investment is that it will be adding space for more than 5,000 servers and expanding to about 200 data centers worldwide, including sites in Australia and the UK. While...


September 23, 2010  5:10 PM

Verizon’s 4G LTE tiered pricing: The only answer for ROI?



Posted by: Tom Nolle
4G, LTE, pricing, Verizon

 Verizon’s announcement that it would be delivering LTE services with tiered pricing shortly is an important if not-unexpected indicator of a harsh reality in networking. We have a...


September 3, 2010  6:48 PM

FCC revises net neutrality NPRM with eye toward Google/Verizon plan



Posted by: Tom Nolle
broadband access, broadband services, FCC, Federal Communications Commission, Google, managed services, net neutrality, regulation, Verizon, Wireless broadband

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has released a revision/expansion to its net neutrality notice of...


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