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Fiber to the Home is Dead. The Plan: Shut Off the Wires and Replace it with Wireless Vaporware.

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 10.03.2016 | Business
Bruce Kushnick

The Promise: The Boston Globe wrote in April, 2016 that Boston is supposed to have FiOS, a fiber to the home service, deployed to 100% of the city wit...

Verizon's Wireline Networks Diverted Billions for Wireless Deployments Instead of Wiring Municipalities, and Charged Phone Customers for It.

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 09.15.2016 | Business
Bruce Kushnick

NEW: READ THE SPECIAL REPORT & DATA REPORT Abandoned Verizon Central Office in Kingston NY, (Photo Google Maps) First, the news: On September 13th...

FCC's Business Data Services Actions Could Harm Your Investment and Community

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 09.11.2016 | Business
Bruce Kushnick

(Here are some cool looking equations submitted to the FCC by CenturyLink. It's a shame they are not useful.) Summary (Most of this article was or...

AT&T's 1000 Foot Violation of AT&T-DirecTV Merger Conditions?

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 06.14.2016 | Business
Bruce Kushnick

AT&T Press Release, December 7th, 2015 "Over 1 million Locations Passed Today, AT&T More Than Doubling Footprint by End of 2016" "Recently we marked...

AT&T and Verizon's Wireline and Wireless Cross-Subsidies Harm Competition and Every Communications Service You Use

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 06.06.2016 | Business
Bruce Kushnick

Let me explain why all of your communications rates keep going up or why there are 'data caps' imposed, and why many customers have overcharges on wireless.

Verizon's $300 Million Shell Game in Boston and Cross-Subsidizing Wireless

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 05.24.2016 | Business
Bruce Kushnick

Verizon told Boston that they were going to be spending about $300 million over 6 years to upgrade the city to FiOS -- a fiber-to-the-home service. But according to Verizon's Francis Shammo, the money really isn't being 'spent'.

Corporate Greed vs Critical Infrastructure: Greed Won. America Lost.

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 05.13.2016 | Business
Bruce Kushnick

Verizon, AT&T and CenturyLink control and have a monopoly over the state-based utility wires. State by state they had an obligation to not only maintain but to upgrade the states' critical infrastructure. They failed.

Strong Land

Rob Taub | Posted 11.30.2014 | Books
Rob Taub

"Writing a great thriller is like assembling a puzzle," explained author Jon Land recently when he called me from his home in Rhode Island. "When the reader first starts a book they should understand something about the pieces but not where they all fit."

Connected Cars in the Mainstream

Catherine McCullough | Posted 10.06.2014 | Technology
Catherine McCullough

I'm asked the same question over again: when will connected cars become "mainstream?" Judging by a look at the news, the answer is now.

What's Your Flexible Working Tipping Point?

Jonathan Kini | Posted 11.19.2013 | Business
Jonathan Kini

With the advent of improved technology and an increasingly mobile workforce, the option to work where you need to be is becoming accepted, if not a necessity, for many organizations.

Review: Samsung Galaxy Note II Is Big, Beautiful and T-Mobile LTE Fast

Chris Rauschnot | Posted 06.09.2013 | Technology
Chris Rauschnot

The Galaxy Note II was given a quad-core processor, upgraded graphics capabilities and a standardized cellular chipset. The standardization of the Note II led to it becoming a huge success in the U.S.

What Wireless Consumers Want

Steve Pociask | Posted 05.22.2013 | Technology
Steve Pociask

With large majorities in the U.S. already enjoying 4G networks, European consumers have to wait until at least 2014 or 2015 to begin to see meaningful offerings in this space.

Telecom Carriers See 4G Growth, Opportunity, Future in mHealth [VIDEO]

Eduardo Garcia | Posted 03.05.2013 | Technology
Eduardo Garcia

As U.S. telecoms continue to expand and mature their implementation of 4G wireless technologies, more action is seen in the mobile health care space -...

Time for an 'All of the Above' Spectrum Strategy

Jonathan Spalter | Posted 10.22.2012 | Technology
Jonathan Spalter

The FCC predicts that demand for wireless connectivity could surpass existing capacity as early as next year, with massive deficits soon to follow, resulting in unreliable service and higher connectivity costs.

Sprint 4G Coming To New Cities Next Month

Reuters | Posted 08.27.2012 | Technology

(Reuters) - Sprint Nextel Corp Chief Executive Dan Hesse said he plans to kick off a high-speed wireless service in five U.S. cities on July 15, a mov...

3G vs. 4G: Which Networks Are Fastest?

PCWorld | Posted 04.17.2012 | Technology
Read More: 4g, Technology News

[PCWorld] tested 3G and 4G wireless data transfer speeds--indoors and out--for AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon, at multiple locations in 13 major ...

Warning: This Will Cost You

Wall Street Journal | Anton Troianovski | Posted 03.22.2012 | Money

Brandon Wells got the new iPad last Friday, started wirelessly streaming March Madness games the next day and by Saturday night was out of gas. Two...

Jason Gilbert

Your iPhone Now Says It's 4G. Is It Really? | Jason Gilbert | Posted 03.09.2012 | Technology

4G or not 4G? That is the question at the center of a controversy surrounding AT&T, Apple, and a little 4G indicator symbol that suddenly showed up on...

Occupy Wall Street Video Producers Employ 4G Device to Stream Protests

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.03.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Global Revolution, the organization which is managing the live Web video streaming of a number of Occupy Wall Street protests, has purchased several 4...

4G Outage!

Reuters | Jim Finkle | Posted 02.07.2012 | Technology

BOSTON (Reuters) - Verizon Wireless blamed technical problems for an outage on its recently launched high-speed, 4G network, which prevented some U.S....

Unlimited Data Facing The Axe

Posted 11.26.2011 | Technology

By Sinead Carew NEW YORK (Reuters) - Sprint Nextel may be forced to abandon the biggest advantage it has over its rivals - unlimited data services ...

Entrepenuership Should Not Be Limited By Color Or Access In The Wireless Age

Navarrow Wright | Posted 10.28.2011 | Technology
Navarrow Wright

In the wireless age, we should be able to have a level playing field in which an idea -- an entrepreneur -- will be judged by the content of its concept rather than by the color of its maker. So we need to make everyone has equal access and the opportunity to do so.

T-Mobile Will Let You Pay By The Day

The Huffington Post | Jason O. Gilbert | Posted 12.18.2011 | Technology

Want to pay by the day and surf on a 4G network? T-Mobile's got you covered. The nation's fourth-largest mobile carrier, in an effort to attract a ...

Media Literacy 101: Corporations Tell You What You Want to Hear

Alex Nogales | Posted 10.12.2011 | Latino Voices
Alex Nogales

A couple of weeks ago, Roll Call published my article explaining how AT&T's acquisition of T-Mobile would harm consumers and workers, particularly Lat...

New Bill Could Force Carriers To Come Clean About 4G Speeds

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 08.22.2011 | Technology

Though consumers may be excited about the idea of 4G networks that promise high speeds for wireless access, many of them might not know exactly what i...