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T-Mobile’s Latest Jab at Sprint is Petty and Mean-Spirited

April 13, 2015 | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | Comments

T-Mobile should be nice to the carriers it sees on the way up because it might meet them on its way down.                                                                                                           

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LTE Summit Fingers Bureaucracy Not Technology as FirstNet's Achilles

April 30, 2015 5:19 pm | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | Comments

While $7 billion in funding for a nationwide interoperable first responder's network has already been allocated...

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Why Aren’t People Signing T-Mobile CEO John Legere’s Petition?

April 30, 2015 5:17 pm | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | Comments

But the problem is, at the current rate Legere’s petition is gaining support, it will be well into June before it hits the 250,000 signature mark...                                                              

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The Comcast-Time Warner Merger Died so OTT Video Could Live

April 24, 2015 1:54 pm | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | Comments

It could be that in 30 years OTT mobile video will grow into something as generally despised as today’s cable model and the companies that prop it up.                                                       

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Opinion: Nokia Should Let Sleeping Dogs Lie

April 20, 2015 3:57 pm | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | Comments

 The markets for networking equipment and smartphones are substantially removed from one another, but Nokia still risks throwing out products that aren't fully realized and in turn tarnishing its good name.  

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Dish Network Was Able to Do What Apple Wasn’t

February 6, 2015 11:01 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | Comments

Apple does have its Apple TV streaming box in a lot of homes but that device doesn’t achieve the fundamental TV experience overhaul for which Tim Cook is searching.                      

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Why Doesn’t 1 Billion Android Phones Seem More Impressive?

January 30, 2015 10:20 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | Comments

Android shipped five times more smartphones than iOS. There are seven times more people on earth than Android smartphones shipped in 2014.                                      

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The Unanswered Questions Behind Google's MVNO Aspirations

January 28, 2015 3:36 pm | by Andrew Berg, Senior Editor, @andrewberg32 | Comments

Up front there are infinite technical considerations, as well as political and business considerations, surrounding Google's plans to ride the backs of T-Mobile and Sprint in a...                        

Will Apple Rewrite Its History with the Stylus?

January 23, 2015 3:59 pm | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | Comments

Everybody knows how Steve Jobs felt about the stylus. Just the thought of a stylus grossed him out. Maybe it made him think of the Newton.

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Will Tablets Really Be the Growth Drivers of Tomorrow?

January 21, 2015 12:56 pm | by Andrew Berg, Senior Editor, @andrewberg32 | Comments

What do you think? Are tablets as big a deal for carrier balance sheets as they've been made out to be?                                                              

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How “Big Brother-ish” Can Sponsored Data Get?

January 15, 2015 4:02 pm | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | Comments

If we’re willing to let companies and developers pick up the mobile data tab for us, we’ll have to start setting boundaries for what they can take from us in return.                                

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‘Healthy Competition’ Is Not Enough to Protect Consumers

January 15, 2015 3:42 pm | by Andrew Berg, Senior Editor, @andrewberg32 | Comments

Obviously, the consequences could be disastrous if the FCC were to rule over ISPs, wireless or wireline, as though they were truly nothing more than public utilities. That said, consumers need more protection than a tip of the cap to competition from goliaths like Verizon and AT&T. 

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AT&T, VZW Want to Connect Your Jalopy

January 14, 2015 2:58 pm | by Andrew Berg, Senior Editor, @andrewberg32 | Comments

While these are interesting offers and I've no doubt there's a market for them, I still question where the costs associated with connecting everything will end? 

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Carriers Will Market Enhanced VoLTE to Suits and Ties

January 2, 2015 4:03 pm | by Andrew Berg, Senior Editor, @andrewberg32 | Comments

While calls placed using VoLTE will indeed come through loud and clear, what's less obvious is just exactly how the operators intend to...                         

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New Apps to Smash Your Phone, Corrupt Your Children

December 11, 2014 11:15 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | Comments

Mobile apps can inflict a lot of damage,  from the run of the mill (gobbling up memory) to the extremely serious (gathering information on kids).                                                    

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Feeding the Beast: How Long Can Sprint and T-Mobile Keep Up?

December 10, 2014 9:47 am | by Andrew Berg, Senior Editor, @andrewberg32 | Comments

There's no longer any denying the spectrum crunch, nor the kind of money and scale ultimately needed to...                                     

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