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SmartWatch: Smartphones Behind the Wheel and Why We’re Appalled

May 21, 2015 11:30 am | by Alex Shanahan, Andrew Berg, Ben Munson | Videos | Comments

Are you watching SmartWatch while you're driving? Sounds like a ridiculous question, but apparently people are doing much worse.                       

SmartWatch: T-Mobile Won’t Settle Until It Takes All Verizon’s Subscribers

May 7, 2015 12:27 pm | by Alex Shanahan, Andrew Berg, Ben Munson | Videos | Comments

T-Mobile CEO John Legere’s best Twitter shots typically come at the expense of AT&T CEO...

SmartWatch: Need a Smartphone? There’s Delivery for That

April 16, 2015 10:41 am | by Alex Shanahan, Andrew Berg, Ben Munson | Videos | Comments

Like pizza and flowers before it, the smartphone now joins the illustrious list of products that...

SmartWatch: If T-Mobile Passes Sprint, Does It Even Matter?

April 9, 2015 11:07 am | by Alex Shanahan, Andrew Berg, Ben Munson | Videos | Comments

T-Mobile has long been predicted to move past Sprint and become the third-largest U.S. carrier...

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Watch: Up Close with the Galaxy S6 Edge

March 2, 2015 4:14 pm | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | Videos | Comments

Wireless Week had a brief run-in with one of the Samsung's new flagship models, the curved-display Galaxy S6 Edge.                             

SmartWatch: MWC Features BIG Device Launches from HTC, Samsung, LG

February 26, 2015 12:18 pm | by Alex Shanahan, Andrew Berg, Ben Munson | Videos | Comments

In this episode of SmartWatch, we take a  quick look at some of the big device launches we’ll be watching at MWC this year.                              

SmartWatch: Going Once, Going Twice...Sold to Dish Network

February 5, 2015 10:59 am | by Alex Shanahan, Andrew Berg, Ben Munson | Videos | Comments

The FCC's AWS-3 auction got off to a fast-paced start and then an excrutiating grind to the finish line. But we made it...                                                  

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SmartWatch: Google as MVNO? Hypotheticals and Why It’s Complicated

January 29, 2015 11:24 am | by Alex Shanahan, Andrew Berg, Ben Munson | Videos | Comments

In this week’s episode, we try to wrap our heads around the very complex, nuanced and downright craziness of Google becoming an MVNO on the backs  of T-Mobile and Sprint. If the reports are true, the challenges are many and the implications are far-reaching. And if that’s not enough, we check in with Kim Kardashian! 

SmartWatch: How Can Sprint and Verizon Differentiate in the Rollover Wars?

January 15, 2015 10:44 am | by Alex Shanahan, Andrew Berg, Ben Munson | Videos | Comments

It’s the new year, and SmartWatch is back! In this, our first episode of 2015, we take a look at the new rollover promotions that AT&T and T-Mobile recently brought to market.

SmartWatch: LTE Networks Near Finish Line in 2014

December 18, 2014 11:03 am | by Alex Shanahan, Andrew Berg, Ben Munson | Videos | Comments

In this our last episode of SmartWatch for the year, we give you a quick status report on the state of the networks going...

How Mobile Is Taking the Hustle and Bustle out of Holiday Shopping

December 4, 2014 11:19 am | by Alex Shanahan, Andrew Berg, Ben Munson | Videos | Comments

With Black Friday and Cyber Monday...                                                                                                        

SmartWatch, Episode 29: AWS-3 Auction Approaching $40 Billion

November 26, 2014 10:55 am | by Alex Shanahan, Andrew Berg, Ben Munson | Videos | Comments

In this week's episode of SmartWatch, Product Design & Development Editor Melissa Fassbender joins us in marveling at the unfathomable amount of money the FCC's AWS-3 auction has thus far seen in total bids.             

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SmartWatch, Episode 28: AT&T, Cookie Monster, Plus 4 Other Stories You Missed This Week

November 20, 2014 11:28 am | by Alex Shanahan, Andrew Berg, Ben Munson | Videos | Comments

In this week’s episode of SmartWatch, we take a look at the some of the major stories you might have missed...                                    

SmartWatch, Episode 27: Obama Fancies Self an Internet Advocate with Title II Remarks

November 13, 2014 10:56 am | by Alex Shanahan, Andrew Berg, Ben Munson | Videos | Comments

President Obama this week entered the ring with millions of Americans in an effort to protect the Internet. He jabbed, he bobbed, he weaved, and those that own and have built the networks upon which the Internet was built did the same.

SmartWatch Ep. 26: 3Q Carrier Battles & VoLTE Friendships

November 6, 2014 10:52 am | by Alex Shanahan, Andrew Berg, Ben Munson | Videos | Comments

Andrew is across the pond but while we weren’t raiding his desk for snacks, we still managed to film a brand new episode of SmartWatch.                                             

SmartWatch, Episode 25: Auction Delays Haunt Industry and FTC Spooks AT&T

October 30, 2014 12:32 pm | by Alex Shanahan, Andrew Berg, Ben Munson | Videos | Comments

In this episode of SmartWatch, we scare up the details of the FCC's recent delay on the 600 MHz incentive auction. We'll run down who in the industry might see the delay as...          

SmartWatch, Episode 24: FCC Tackles Tower Siting, High-Band Spectrum, Butt Dialing

October 23, 2014 1:34 pm | by Alex Shanahan, Andrew Berg, Ben Munson | Videos | Comments

The FCC makes SmartWatch with what Jonathan Adelstein called the “Super Bowl of regulatory proceedings.” If that’s so, this week’s episode tackles...                         

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SmartWatch, Episode 23: Head Scratchers, Weird Happenings, and Bill Murray’s BlackBerry!

October 16, 2014 10:22 am | Videos | Comments

In this week’s episode of SmartWatch, sponsored by SanDisk, we run down some of the most outrageous, oddball headlines from the past couple weeks. Yes, from HTC’s new periscope to Bill Murray’s first cell phone, we’ve got quite the show in store.

SmartWatch, Episode 22: WiMAX and Other Endangered Species

October 9, 2014 10:41 am | by Alex Shanahan, Andrew Berg, Ben Munson | Videos | Comments

In this week's episode of SmartWatch, sponsored by Sandisk, we observe the passing of WiMAX, as Sprint this week confirmed the expected shutdown of its ill-fated 4G network. Yes, WiMAX has gone the way of the flip phone and other wireless dinosaurs. All this and more as we take you deeper into another dimension...the SmartWatch Zone! 

SmartWatch, Episode 21: #Bendgate – Apple Haters Take It All Out on iPhone 6

October 2, 2014 12:11 pm | by Alex Shanahan, Andrew Berg, Ben Munson | Videos | Comments

In this episode of SmartWatch, we take a look at the recent controversy that calls into question the durability of Apple’s new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. You might be surprised at what Consumer Reports had to say about all the hubbub. While the iPhone 6 might not be the strongest phone on the market it could possibly be the most loved and hated device in history. All this and more in this our 21st episode of SmartWatch.

SmartWatch, Episode 20: Everything Wrong with the iPhone 6 and More!

September 25, 2014 10:44 am | by Alex Shanahan, Andrew Berg, Ben Munson | Videos | Comments

In this episode of SmartWatch,sponsored by SanDisk, we look at everything that’s wrong with the iPhone 6. No, really, there’s some serious gripes with Apple’s new flagship, as well as the company’s new iOS 8 operating system. But at least Andrew hasn't bent his yet. We’ll also check in with BlackBerry’s John Chen...

SmartWatch, Episode 19: How the Carriers are Pushing the iPhone 6!

September 17, 2014 3:22 pm | by Alex Shanahan, Andrew Berg, Ben Munson | Videos | Comments

In this episode of SmartWatch, sponsored by SanDisk, we buy into the hype with a big, meaty bite of the iPhone 6 launch. We’ll take a look at how the carriers are pricing Cupertino’s new device and what they’ll give you for that shabby old antique in your pocket. 

SmartWatch Ep. 18: Top Five Moments from Super Mobility Week Keynote Stage

September 12, 2014 2:50 pm | by Alex Shanahan, Andrew Berg, Ben Munson | Videos | Comments

In this episode of SmartWatch, sponsored by SanDisk, we take a look at some of the best moments from the keynote stage at CTIA’s Super Mobility Week. The new amalgamation of CTIA's Fall and Spring shows drew out 35,000 attendees during an event that kicked off on the same day Apple announced its new iPhones and Apple Watch.

SmartWatch Ep. 17: Hesse Out, Claure In as Sprint Readies for Pricing Brawl

August 14, 2014 11:10 am | by Alex Shanahan, Andrew Berg, Ben Munson | Videos | Comments

In this episode of SmartWatch, we pay homage to Sprint's out-going CEO Dan Hesse. Hesse oversaw Sprint's dramatic turn around, from remedying the carrier's troubled customer service department to upgrading the company's aging network. Hesse's departure wasn't entirely unexpected. 

SmartWatch Episode 16: The Rise and Fall of the Tablet in Carrier 2Q Earnings

July 31, 2014 3:09 pm | by Alex Shanahan, Andrew Berg, Ben Munson | Videos | Comments

In this episode of SmartWatch, we take a look at the rise and possible fall of the tablet. As net phone additions lagged in the second quarter, the major carriers leaned on tablet additions to prop up their numbers. Big Red added 1.4 million postpaid subscribers, reporting that it had added 304,000 postpaid phone net additions and whopping 1.15 million postpaid tablets.

SmartWatch Ep. 15: IoT Wars Erupt as Sprint, T-Mo Pool Cash for Spectrum

July 17, 2014 11:36 am | by Alex Shanahan, Andrew Berg, Ben Munson | Videos | Comments

We’re back for the official start of SmartWatch: Season Two and we cannot stop talking about the possibility of a Sprint-T-Mobile merger. The latest reports have the U.S.’s third and fourth largest carriers raising $10 billion for a joint venture to bid in the FCC’s upcoming 600 MHz incentive auctions. That's more than AT&T has set aside for the auctions.

SmartWatch Redux, Episode 14: Three Months of Wireless Madness!

June 12, 2014 11:10 am | by Alex Shanahan, Andrew Berg, Ben Munson | Videos | Comments

Well, we've wrapped up 13 episodes of SmartWatch, essentially a "season," so it seemed like a good time to step back and take a look at what's went down over the past three months. From Apple rumors to a star-studded run of flip phone chats, you've been with us through it all. 

SmartWatch, Episode 13: Apple’s Buttery Scrolling Vs. Amazon’s Third Dimension

June 6, 2014 1:04 pm | by Alex Shanahan, Andrew Berg, Ben Munson | Videos | Comments

In this week's episode of SmartWatch we dive into Apple's WWDC announcement. From iOS 8 to OS X Yosemite, Apple has laid the foundation for its next generation of devices. Even without any new hardware releases, Apple appears to have appeased both consumer and developers with the promise of new features and even more integration between devices. 

SmartWatch, Episode 12: Telling Times for Apple, Samsung Wearables

May 29, 2014 12:16 pm | by Alex Shanahan, Andrew Berg, Ben Munson | Videos | Comments

In this episode of SmartWatch, sponsored by SanDisk, we’re talking about Samsung’s “Voice of the Body,” which ended up being a wearable called Simband that will monitor just about all the information your body can possibly put out. As part of that effort, Samsung wants to bury the hatchet and collaborate with competitors to make the space more open and advance health monitoring.

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