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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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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.                      


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.                                      


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.

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?                                                              


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.                                


‘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. 


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? 


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...                         


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).                                                    


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...                                     


Rollover Data is a Real Deal Revolution

December 4, 2014 10:30 am | by Ben Munson, @wwbenmunson | Comments

C Spire Wireless isn’t getting the credit it deserves.                                                          


Sprint Counts on Ignorance with New Half Price Plans

December 2, 2014 11:55 am | by Andrew Berg | Comments

In some cases, budget-minded consumers looking to take advantage of Sprint's new promotion might not be seeing savings for quite...                                  


Reducing Churn Shouldn’t Be About Punishing Your Subscribers

November 20, 2014 11:19 am | by Ben Munson | Comments

Every tweak, twist, turn and total overhaul the big carriers make are usually about one thing: keeping their subscribers and stealing the other guy’s.                   


Why Apple Pay IS All That!

October 30, 2014 3:05 pm | by Kasey Panetta | Comments

Early reports are mostly saying that the app is great, but companies are still catching up to learn the technology. It will get better with time and as people begin to adopt the technology. It’s only been a few days and hey, Rome wasn’t built in a day.



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