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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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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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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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All I Want For 2010

by Phillip Redman  |  December 11, 2009

"Are these the shadows of the things that Will be, or are they shadows of things that May be, only?" It's one of my favorite moments in Dickens',  "A Christmas...

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Looks Like Net Neutrality Coming To Wireless Too

by Phillip Redman  |  September 22, 2009

Looks like the FCC, in the next month, is going to mandate net neutrality to all types of Internet access, including cellular networks. In his first major policy speech, FCC...

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