Uncommon Wisdom:

August, 2009

August 28, 2009  11:57 AM

FCC on wireless: Defining competition is task one

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The FCC voted unanimously to move both of its wireless investigations to the formal

August 27, 2009  11:37 AM

Service provider capex takes off in second half 09

Tom Nolle Tom Nolle Profile: Tom Nolle

Service providers are planning to increase their capital spending in the second half of the year, according to a number of financial industry and media sources. The exact percentage of increase and the way it will be distributed among vendors hasn’t been reported.

But our current data...

August 26, 2009  11:42 AM

Internet piracy regulation: The Industrial Revolution evolution

Tom Nolle Tom Nolle Profile: Tom Nolle

The UK’s regulatory arm, Ofcom, is considering a set of procedures aimed at reducing online piracy, and these include shutting off the Internet services of offenders who ignore repeated warnings....

August 25, 2009  12:08 PM

Huawei’s T-Mobile LTE win shows revenue concerns

Tom Nolle Tom Nolle Profile: Tom Nolle

Huawei, which recently appeared to reaffirm its guidance on sales growth for the year, has won an important T-Mobile trial in Austria. The deal gives Huawei the largest LTE field trial in Europe to date and...

August 24, 2009  12:25 PM

Google and wireless regulation in the U.S.

Tom Nolle Tom Nolle Profile: Tom Nolle

There’s more debate on the smartphone VoIP front as both Google and T-Mobile deny there were any deliberate restrictions placed on Skype for the T-Mobile Android handsets....

August 21, 2009  1:25 PM

FCC wireless market inquiries overdue, could affect spending

Tom Nolle Tom Nolle Profile: Tom Nolle

The FCC’s agenda for its August 27 meeting shows a commitment to a broad review of the wireless market, from its role in the national broadband policy to the state of competition and some wireless practices.


August 20, 2009  11:45 AM

NSN’s 4G plans and strategic location for LTE center

Tom Nolle Tom Nolle Profile: Tom Nolle

NSN is opening a new LTE development center in Dallas, next door to the Nortel facilities, in effect, and thus able to draw on the labor pool from Nortel, much of which is willing to jump first and see how Ericsson might do...

August 19, 2009  6:03 PM

Fast Internet, pricing policies and the middle mile

Tom Nolle Tom Nolle Profile: Tom Nolle

Rogers Cable showed how different Canada and the U.S. are with its new DOCSIS 3.0-based offering. The service is 50Mb/2Mb, which is more asymmetrical than the U.S. market would typically offer, and...

August 18, 2009  1:22 PM

Sony Ericsson pins handset hopes on new president

Tom Nolle Tom Nolle Profile: Tom Nolle

Sony Ericsson named a new president, the former head of Ericsson’s U.S. operation, in the hope that management changes can reverse the course of the company’s...

August 17, 2009  12:39 PM

Verizon completes LTE test, discusses plans

Tom Nolle Tom Nolle Profile: Tom Nolle

Verizon completed a two-city test of its LTE service to the hype and hyperbole of the press, but there are still no indications of what LTE will really mean to users because its price and...

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