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Can't We All Just Share (Minutes and Megabytes)?

by Phillip Redman  |  July 18, 2012

Last month, Verizon Wireless launched the latest volley in cellular pricing, "Share Everything"--by offering shared data plans across a maximum of ten devices.  The idea was to reduce data costs...

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CTIA Wireless Conference 2012: Changing Of The Guard

by Phillip Redman  |  May 11, 2012

It's funny--my first CTIA conference I went to in the mid-1990's had kind of a start-up feel to it.  There weren't a lot of big name companies there, not in...

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Coming to the party? It's BYOD.

by Phillip Redman  |  January 17, 2012

It's nothing new: everyone wants more choice and that includes what mobile device they want to use also.  Mobile handheld devices span both corporate and personal uses so it's only...

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4G: The Next Frontier for Celluar Networks

by Phillip Redman  |  December 2, 2011

Today we have something from one of my colleagues, Sylvain Fabre, who has recently put together a collection of research on cellular 4G.  Sylvain Fabre is a research director in the...

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LTE: No Where To Go But Up

by Phillip Redman  |  November 11, 2011

I just got back from Dallas where the annual LTE North America conference was held this week.  This is a conflation of telecom industry people that contribute hardware, software and...

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Google Aquisition of Motorola Mobility Impacts Telcos

by Phillip Redman  |  August 15, 2011

They say war makes strange bedfellows, and so does business.  Google announced its acquisition of Motorola Mobility Inc. (MMI), the recently spun-off cellular handset and set-top box maker.  MMI primarily...

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Getting LTE Inside Out?

by Phillip Redman  |  May 13, 2011

This is another post about the ubiquity of the mobile phone, because that's all what people are talking about.  The annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in January called it the...

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Changing Wireless Carrier Strategies

by Phillip Redman  |  April 13, 2011

I wish carriers put as much time in planning their future, launching new services and creating new business models as they do in rejiggering current service plans and forming bundles. ...

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Verizon Launches Largest LTE Network

by Phillip Redman  |  December 5, 2010

Today, Verizon launched the beginnings of its next-generation network, based on LTE technology.  It will initially cover 110 million POPs in 38 markets, 60 airports.  It is a great initial...

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Wireless Data Pricing Reaches A New Low

by Phillip Redman  |  November 9, 2010

Back in 1995, one of my first big wireless research projects was on pricing elasticity.  At that time, a wireless voice minute cost about $2.25 and only about 13% of...

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