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Posts from Date:   2009-4

Is Regulation The Answer For Reducing International Roaming Costs?

by Phillip Redman  |  April 22, 2009

The European Parliament just passed additional regulation to cap the costs of data roaming for Europeans traveling in the EU countries.  The idea is that users are unaware of the additional international pricing (and getting bill shock a month later) and this is the way to keep costs down as usage has gone up.  Previous regulation in 2007 had reduced […]

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More iPhones In The Enterprise

by Phillip Redman  |  April 20, 2009

I’ve been hearing from more companies that are supporting iPhone in the enterprise.  Last year we reversed our position and although we don’t consider it the strongest enterprise platform compared to RIM, Symbian, and yes, even Windows Mobile, it is good enough.  AT&T has been pushing the iPhone in the enterprise, even finally releasing a comparable […]

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Cutting Cellular Reimbursements: Will This Really Save Money For Enterprises?

by Phillip Redman  |  April 17, 2009

One of the more heated internal debates in while has been whether companies should stop reimbursing employees for cellular phone costs.  A number of large companies are thinking of this and a few have been rumored to instituted some policy recently about stopping reimbursements for cellular phones and broadband-at-home.  The logic is that users will […]

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Hello? Is There Anybody Out There?

by Phillip Redman  |  April 17, 2009

Often as analysts we do a lot of the talking—it’s what we are good at and for what we get paid.  Many times it’s one way—as when we present at a conference or write a research note.  Other times it’s interactive, as in our many meetings over the phone or in person.  I like those […]

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