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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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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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Wireless Data Pricing Reaches A New Low

by Phillip Redman  |  November 9, 2010  |  2 Comments

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 the population had phones.  These were mostly business people who could get reimbursed for their use.  In the industry, the widely held belief was that [...]

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