Tag: Verizon

President-elect Trump Appoints Two New People to FCC

By Chrissie Cluney, Contributing Editor President-elect Trump has appointed two anti-Net Neutrality opponents to his transition team. Their task will be overseeing his FCC and telecommunications policy agenda. Jeff Eisenach, one of the two newly appointed advisers, is an economist who has previously worked as a consultant for Verizon. In 2014, Eisenach testified before a…

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Net Neutrality – Careful what you ask for!

As a long-standing tree hugger I subscribe to CREDO, an organization that helps me stay current with issues related to my interests and that helps me take action to influence decision-makers. CREDO sent me an e-mail asking me to take action to tell the FCC to stop delaying and enact strong net neutrality provisions ASAP.…

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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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Whois John Galt

I am making the commitment today to reread Atlas shrugged. I am not any archetype in the book and while I consider my father a great man he was not Mr. Taggart,  And of course I am not Dagny.  However,  I can make the case that 4G is the equivalent of Rearden Steel and John…

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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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Verizon Game Changing from my Google Watch

Will Verizon Wireless Give Away The BlackBerry Storm For Free? InformationWeek, NY – 2 hours ago Verizon Wireless’s UK-based partner, Vodafone, recently announced that it will give the BlackBerry Storm to users for free if they sign up for new contracts … Verizon mulls heavily-discounted BlackBerry Storm CNNMoney.com – 2 hours ago By Scott Moritz Free. That’s Vodafone’s…

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P4P Interview with Doug Pasko of Verizon

With the IETF meetings over in Dublin, I am expecting to have a few items of discussion coming up in the near future about standards. New strategies for Peering Networks are being discussed in Distributed Computing Industry Association and Verizon and some other carriers are looking to implement the P4P strategies best articulated in the…

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Tom Evslin about the future of Wireless

Tom joined me for a podcast about the wireless Internet. In other conversations this week, I got on to the subject of devices. I have some friends who love the iPhone, others that want an open system. In talking with various friends the Kindle has been talked about alot and I thought it made sense…

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