Phillip Redman

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Entries Categorized as 'cost optimization'


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

by Phillip Redman  |  July 18, 2012  |  Comments Off

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 for consumers.  And though the plan did, it increased voice costs, requiring the adoption of unlimited voice minutes.  Who even uses the phone for calling […]

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President Loves BlackBerry, Looks To Repeal Cellular Tax

by Phillip Redman  |  June 18, 2009  |  Comments Off

In a move that all companies should be happy about, President Obama, via a statement posted on its Website by IRS Commissioner Doug Shulman, has asked Congress to repeal a law that currently taxes personal use of corporate paid cellular phone usage.  If you think that sentence is confusing, you should take a look at […]

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

by Phillip Redman  |  April 17, 2009  |  Comments Off

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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