Tag: Verizon

  • Net Neutrality Classification

    Net Neutrality is the idea all internet data will be treated equally by Internet Service Providers, such as AT&T, Verizon, Comcast, Time Warner, and Level 3, and last week was a big week for Net Neutrality advocates. The FCC approved rules that will classify the internet similar to how public utilities are treated, regulations and […]

  • Net Neutrality

    Net Neutrality has been in the news lately thanks to FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski recently adding to 2 principles to the existing 4. Net Neutrality, in general, is the idea that all data traveling over the internet should be treated equal. Opponents, including major internet providers AT&T and Verizon, say allowing some bandwidth hogging application, […]

  • Analog & High Definition & Minutes

    This week there were 3 significant technological developments. The first was the disconnection of most analog cellular signals. Basically the original cell phone has died. AT&T and Verizon, the big, and essentially only, two in the mobile game turned theirs off. Number 3, Sprint, never had an analog network. The second comes from Japan. Toshiba […]

  • Google Wireless

    There have been recent articles on eWeek and other sites about the possibility of Google buying Sprint. Although I have said for the past few months that this is something Google should at least look in to, if not do, I’m no longer sure I think its a good idea. Sprint has 2 assets Google […]

  • Mobile Phone 101

    I’m writing this because as I drafted another post I realized not many people are knowledgeable about mobile phone technology and a quick Mobile Phone 101 class may be helpful to many. In the United States there are 4 major mobile phone operators (listed in order of number of subscribers); AT&T, Verizon Wireless, Sprint, and […]

  • Corporate Predictions

    People seem to love predictions so I’m going to make a few business predictions I can see happening in the next year or so. First is the one that gave me the idea of writing this post; Google buying Adobe. Imagine 2 of our favorite Silicon Valley brands combining and giving us on- and off-line […]