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All Politics is Mobile

Diane Smith | Posted 11.02.2016 | Technology
Diane Smith

As candidates, campaigns and the pundits who love them pour over the electoral college map and latest poll numbers from Ohio, Pennsylvania and Florida...

The Next Great Frontier in Our Mobile Future

Jonathan Spalter | Posted 09.08.2016 | Technology
Jonathan Spalter

While record investment and innovation has positioned the U.S. atop the global mobile leaderboard, we will soon be catapulted into a completely new and groundbreaking frontier in wireless: 5G.

White House Needs to Shake Loose Underutilized Government Spectrum

Jonathan Spalter | Posted 06.12.2012 | Technology
Jonathan Spalter

Today, U.S. consumers and businesses largely take our mobile connectivity for granted. It is incumbent on all political leaders to ensure this never changes.

Watching Wireless Grow Up (and Up and Up)

Jonathan Spalter | Posted 05.16.2012 | Technology
Jonathan Spalter

Today, policymakers have an opportunity to transform challenges into opportunities by adopting policy prescriptions that make more spectrum available for mobile and enable robust wireless investment and innovation.

Broadband Can Power Clean Energy Future

Jonathan Spalter | Posted 11.19.2011 | Technology
Jonathan Spalter

In a new report, The Carbon Disclosure Project rightly declares that we are in the middle of a "network driven communications revolution." And, it contains broad possibilities both for our economy and for the sustainability of our planet.

State of Our (Mobile) Union

Jonathan Spalter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jonathan Spalter

When we envision winning the future, mobile broadband is leading the way. But these leading-edge technologies won't make their way to consumers without more wireless capacity.

2010: The Year of Mobile

Jonathan Spalter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jonathan Spalter

From the launch of the iPad, to the exploding universe of applications that give the mobile web meaning, it was a game-changing year for mobile.

An Unlikely Model for Turning Swords Into Plowshares

Jonathan Spalter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jonathan Spalter

At first blush, net neutrality seems an unlikely contender as a model for consensus-building in our nation's capital, one that takes into account not just the views of politicians, but of all stakeholders.

Wireless Policy in a Bipartisan World

Jonathan Spalter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Spalter

With the pundits dissecting the meaning of the mid-term elections and the implications of the D.C. power shift, the conventional wisdom appears to be ...

Vision Of The Future: Nokia Imagines Tech In 2015 (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

At Nokia's The Way We Live Next 3.0 event, the tech giant shared its vision of the future in a video that hypothesized where mobile (and tech gadgets)...

It Is Easy Being Green

Jonathan Spalter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jonathan Spalter

According to the EPA, more than 100 million cell phones are discarded annually in the United States and only 10% of these phones get recycled.

How Mobile Technologies are Changing Elections

Jonathan Spalter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Spalter

Anyone who wonders where mobile technology is taking America's elections should have heard Casey O'Shea talk this week about the political power of mo...

Obama's Mobile Moment

Jonathan Spalter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jonathan Spalter

By going around the news media and even bypassing its own massive email list, the Obama campaign is attempting to build a direct, personal, and immediate connection with voters.