Ufone, Pakistan’s premier telecom operator, is primed to launch a first of its kind product that will bring parents some much needed peace of mind – the UWatch. UWatch keeps families connected in the way they want to be without the need to buy a young child a smartphone. Show More Summary
A roundup of the news regarding wearables, Ubuntu, 5G and Bluetooth.
Upcoming tests seek to predict whether Wi-Fi can survive cell companies’ using its frequency bands. (Like it says in that disclaimer over to the right, this post reflects the opinions of its author – not his law firm, its other lawyers, or its clients.) Wi-Fi may be one of the best ideas anybody ever had. … Continue Reading
It’s that time of year again – time for our annual reminder to most (but not necessarily all) telecommunications carriers and interconnected VoIP providers that your CPNI certifications are due by March 1, 2016. As described by the Enforcement Bureau, CPNI – Customer Proprietary Network Information to the uninitiated – includes “some of the most … Continue Reading
Here's a quick set of network quick-takes for this Friday morning.... [visit site to read more]
When Sprint announced earlier this month that it was taking a unique approach to cost-cutting, transforming its network infrastructure by pursuing most cost-effective tower locations and deploying cheaper, more efficient small cell technologies,...Show More Summary
Legacy technology companies like Cisco now stand at a crossroads; abandon the old way of doing things and find different roads to growth through new technologies like cloud computing, and/or the Internet of Things, or watch their once dominant core business quickly become antiquated and obsolete. To that end, Cisco is leveraging its familiarity with […]
Today RAJAR (Radio Joint Audience Research) has published the listening data for the fourth quarter of 2015. There is disappointing news for those favouring a switch to digital. The share of all radio listening via a digital platform now stands at 41.7%, which is actually down on the previous quarter’s figure of 41.9%. Government will […]
If the IoT does indeed realize all or most of its promise, vendors don't want to be left at the IoT station.
Over on TMCnet, Peter Radizeski and Rich Tehrani are talking up a rumor, and it's a big one for the sector. Is Verizon about to buy XO?... [visit site to read more]
There was some significant M&A in the vendor space yesterday, as Cisco appears to be mounting a serious attack on the budding Internet of Things opportunity. They have announced a deal to acquire Jasper Technologies for $1.4B.... [visit site to read more]
Level 3 posted its fourth quarter 2016 earnings this morning, earning $3.323B, or $9.33 per share. Most of that staggering number, of course, came from a non-cash benefit due to the recognition for tax purposes that the vast pile of net operating losses they have racked up over the years now appear likely to find some […]