Phillip Redman

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Verizon Launches Largest LTE Network

by Phillip Redman  |  December 5, 2010  |  1 Comment

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 launch, though it only covers about a third of the total population, though it says it will match its 3G network coverage by next year.  [...]

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Is Regulation The Answer For Reducing International Roaming Costs?

by Phillip Redman  |  April 22, 2009  |  Comments Off

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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