Tag: iPhone

Should Intel and Nokia Merge

Andy Abramson had an interesting concept in his blog this week about Intel and Nokia working more closely together.  The basis of the concept starts with the battle in silicon right now.  Its and interesting question to contemplate for a number of reasons. 1)  The WiMAX, ATOM revolution has not produced the momentum that Intel…

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Mark Kelley Interview

Mark’s history mirrors the wireless industry closely and includes being the CTO of Leap and leading developments at Nextwave and Qualcomm. Today, he is doing some consulting and thinking about new opportunities in the market. With all this history the discussion takes us to in-depth analysis. He blogs about various aspects of the industry and…

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Defending Verizon Wireless against Gigaom

I was struck by the criticism from Colin Gibbs regarding Verizons efforts to build their app store strategy. First of all, Colin is normally gives great insight into the happenings around the industry, and the criticism may feel valid to the web apps developers that Verizon is trying to entice. But the app store that…

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One Week to Go

No Its not the superbowl.  I expect the Steelers to win, but will root for the Cardinals! Its 4G Wireless Evolution I am talking about.  And as we get ready for the next generation of wireless that will be part of the Internet, I am seeing the need.  My small circle of non telecom friends…

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Consolidating for the future

ATT and Verizon are rapidly becoming the last teams standing as the focus is continues on wireless opportunities.  As I continue to hear that LTE is the clear winner.  I can’t help but think this cant be about a single device and a single service.  Is the iPhone all that we need?  Lets get serious.…

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A Tale of Three (FCC) Decisions

As the FCC enabled whitespaces for the computing industry the wireless world continued to be advanced with the merger of Sprint WiMAX into Clearwire and the approval of the Alltel acquistion by Verizon.  While I will miss the wizard commercials, I think the more important observation is the question of how wireless evolves. The Verizon…

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Truphone & ATT on Squawkbox

Alistair Campbell the CTO of Truphone and Hank Hultquist of ATT were my guests on Squawkbox and I wanted to remind people about the discussion in light of the Intercarrier Compensation discussion. Alistair does a nice job talking about the new era of communication over wireless Internet devices and Hank helps us see that regulatory…

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Ho Hum Apple Again

The Apple announcement of a sub 1K computer is significant to a lot of people. The 13 inch MAC is the first move down toward the 9 inch MAC which we have talked about in the past. Fine. So the market gets eaten a little bit at a time.  Its clear to me I am…

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