Phillip Redman

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Order From Chaos: Creating A Standard For Mobile App Management And Secuity

by Phillip Redman  |  May 17, 2013  |  Comments Off

If there’s one thing the mobile industry is known for is standards.  There’s a lot of them. In networking technology you have multiple Wi-Fi standards in use, 80.211 a, b, g, n, ac. In wide area wireless there are GSM, CDMA, WCDMA, LTE. And for mobile OSes you have iOS, Android, QNX, Windows Phone, et […]

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Category: Android Applications cellular Container iPhone Mobile Device Management mobile phones mobility management     Tags: , , , , ,

4G: The Next Frontier for Celluar Networks

by Phillip Redman  |  December 2, 2011  |  Comments Off

Today we have something from one of my colleagues, Sylvain Fabre, who has recently put together a collection of research on cellular 4G.  Sylvain Fabre is a research director in the Carrier Network Infrastructure group of Gartner. 4G: The Next Frontier for Celluar Networks Recently, a committee of UK members of parliament criticized mobile operators for […]

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Changing Wireless Carrier Strategies

by Phillip Redman  |  April 13, 2011  |  Comments Off

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.  T-Mobile USA, perhaps a carrier with a very short future due to the proposed AT&T acquisition is the latest to go down this route.  T-Mobile […]

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Why Wireless Is Different Than The PC World

by Phillip Redman  |  July 8, 2010  |  1 Comment

I first started working in the wireless market over 15 years ago.  The economy and the interest in wireless has clearly expanded since then–which is obvious.  But what isn’t as obvious is that practices and business decisions that may make sense in another industry–computing or software–don’t stand a chance of succeeding in the wireless world–because […]

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Managing Mobility Conundrum

by Phillip Redman  |  June 14, 2010  |  2 Comments

Last week I spent a lot of time with user clients going over some of their main business issues relating to mobile networks and the enterprise. At each meeting, the most burning question was not related specifically to technology, but how to manage the ever expanding number of mobile and wireless platforms and services. In […]

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Looks Like Net Neutrality Coming To Wireless Too

by Phillip Redman  |  September 22, 2009  |  1 Comment

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 Chairman Julius Genachowski proposed new rules including that, “the Internet remains an unfettered platform. . . ” meaning service providers will soon be restricted in […]

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