Tag Archive: Paula Bernier

Jan
13
2012

IP on Everything

Everybody agrees that TDM is the past and that IP is the present and the future. Even the big incumbent telcos like AT&T and Verizon, which helped architect the very beginnings of the telephone network, are pushing for the end of the PSTN. Yet for some reason there’s apparently still disagreement, and a far amount …

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Jan
05
2012

2012 – The Year of the Mobile Wallet?

I’ve been writing all day about mobile wallet stuff. And since that seems to be what everybody is talking about these days, I thought I’d keep the discussion going on this front. With smartphones in such wide use these days, and online shopping already a mass market phenomenon (nearly $32 billion was spent online during …

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Dec
29
2011

I Want My iTV

There are a lot of predictions lists going around these days that pontificate about what we will see in 2012. One of my favorite items appearing on some of those rundowns is the expectation that Apple will launch iTV in the year ahead. To this I say: Finally. I have been a big fan of …

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Dec
22
2011

A New Service Provider Dynamic in the Making?

AT&T’s plan to acquire T-Mobile USA in what would’ve been the largest deal of the year has dominated discussions in the telecom space for much of 2011. Then, the news came earlier this week: It’s over. The proposed $39 billion takeover of T-Mobile USA by AT&T hit the wall after the companies agreed to drop …

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Dec
16
2011

Auctions in the House

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski this week talked in glowing terms about the House passing legislation that could move the FCC closer to pulling the trigger on a voluntary incentive auction – something the agency has been keen to do, as outlined in the National Broadband Plan. But while such auctions could make more …

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