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Protecting the Open Network

August 17, 2008 4:04 pm | by Nathan Ulery | Comments

As a consultant who spends a large amount of time on site at clients, prospects and partners, I am endlessly amazed at how easy it is to get connected to most corporate networks. Let me describe a recent day to illustrate my concern.


Delivering Mobile Video in Today’s Networks

August 11, 2008 11:31 am | by Sujit Dey | Comments

North American mobile network operators (MNOs) are looking to mobile video as a long term, money-making machine.


Mobile Phones Are Very Un-PC

August 11, 2008 11:20 am | by Mark Jacobstein | Comments

We called mobile phones the world’s first truly “personal” computer; after all, they were actually on your person.


Motorola’s Roller-Coaster Ride

July 31, 2008 10:10 pm | by Monica Alleven | Comments

It’s not as if handset manufacturers haven’t had to suffer through topsy-turvy times. Even Nokia, the world’s top manufacturer, struggled through a turnaround as recently as 2004.


Up Front - Games Headed to an Olympic Bust

July 31, 2008 10:07 pm | by Rhonda WickhamEditor-in-Chief | Comments

If you want to cross barriers of language, nationality, culture, religion and politics, sports may be one of a few basic ways to do so.


Analysis - ARPU Déjà Vu

July 31, 2008 10:05 pm | by Keith Mallinson | Comments

The demands on carrier infrastructure will be profound with major increases in the number of radio carriers, towers, additional cell sites and backhaul.


Martin's Last Hurrah

July 31, 2008 10:02 pm | by Andrew M. Seybold | Comments

FCC Chairman Kevin Martin is on record as saying that neither the 700 MHz D Block nor the AWS 2 (2155-2180 MHz) spectrum auctions will happen this year.


Where Bluetooth is Headed

July 31, 2008 9:57 pm | by Brad Smith | Comments

One of the signs that a technology has entered the public consciousness is when it starts getting mentioned in the movies, theatrical plays and other cultural venues.


Closing the “Digital Divide”

July 31, 2008 9:54 pm | by Elliott Drucker | Comments

When it comes to availability of economical high bandwidth Internet access, there’s clearly a disconnect between those who live in cities and suburbs and those who reside in rural areas.


Backup Power is Carriers’ Latest Mandate

July 31, 2008 9:50 pm | by Evan Koblentz | Comments

Cellular base stations are nearly ubiquitous in developed nations today, making network coverage easy and reliable, so that’s good news.


How Accurate is Your Location?

July 31, 2008 9:46 pm | by Monica Alleven | Comments

No one said E911 was going to be easy. More than a decade after the FCC first mandated E911 for wireless, the industry is still wrangling over it.


Mobile TV & Video: Who Will Save the Day?

July 30, 2008 12:17 pm | by Mark Hyland | Comments

There’s a great deal of speculation in the wireless industry today regarding what it will take to drive mobile TV and video adoption.


Off-Portal Content in the Crosshairs

July 23, 2008 1:01 pm | by Monica Alleven | Comments

Wireless industry professionals want to make sure a few bad apples don’t spoil the off-deck content world and all of the revenue opportunities it represents.


Spam on Your Mobile Phone: What Are the Rules?

July 15, 2008 3:32 pm | by Steven Masur | Comments

Although short message service (SMS) or text message advertising is increasingly common in Europe and Asia, growth of this new advertising medium has been slower in the United States.


China Begins Sweeping Telco Reorganization

July 15, 2008 3:21 pm | by Kevin Wang | Comments

The China Ministry of Industry and Information (MII), announced a long-awaited restructuring of the fixed and mobile communication carriers in China.



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