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America's Wireless Unlimited Plans Are Not Unlimited & Not Cheap.

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 02.13.2017 | Business
Bruce Kushnick

America's communications customers are being conned on so many levels it is hard to know where to start. According to Digital Fuel Monitor, other coun...

T-Mobile Extends Gains, Sprint Loses Share

Michael R. Levin | Posted 02.07.2017 | Business
Michael R. Levin

AT&T and Verizon Post Similar Share Gains, With Varying Loyalty, Switching Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) released analysis of the re...

People Like Choices But Not Too Many

Ira Kalb | Posted 02.01.2017 | Business
Ira Kalb

Good marketing follows certain universal truths. To succeed in an increasingly skeptical and fragmented marketplace, therefore, it behooves marketers ...

CWA Backs Telco Play to Keep Special Access Rates Inflated.

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 10.05.2016 | Business
Bruce Kushnick

I received an email from the Communications Workers of America (CWA) asking me to sign a petition to stop the FCC proposed plans pertaining to "specia...

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...

Creative Disruption: How to Overcome the Obstacles

Ira Kalb | Posted 07.26.2016 | Business
Ira Kalb

This is the third post in my Creative Disruption trilogy. The first one provided strategies to protect your company from disruption. The second talked...

Buyers Want Choices but Not Too Many

Ira Kalb | Posted 07.11.2016 | Business
Ira Kalb

Good marketing follows universal truths. To succeed in an increasingly skeptical and fragmented marketplace, therefore, it behooves marketers to apply...

T-Mobile Dominates the Quarter, Again

Michael R. Levin | Posted 04.28.2016 | Business
Michael R. Levin

AT&T, Verizon, and Sprint Gains and Losses Offset Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) released analysis of the results from its research o...

Verizon, AT&T Offer Free Calls To Belgium After Attacks

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 03.22.2016 | Business

Major U.S. wireless carriers waived fees for calls to and from Belgium on Tuesday after explosions in Brussels killed at least 34 people and injured m...

As T-Mobile Rises, Questions Emerge Over Treatment of Workers, Consumers

InsideSources.com | Sarah Grossman | Posted 02.23.2016 | Business

This story was originally published by InsideSources. It’s been quite a year for T-Mobile, the relative newcomer in the American telecom market. No...

AT&T Lags in Fourth Quarter of 2015

Michael R. Levin | Posted 02.11.2017 | Business
Michael R. Levin

Verizon, T-Mobile, Sprint Post Similar Share Gains, With Varying Retention, Switching Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) today released a...

The Siam 7X Dual-Screen Smartphone: One Lonely Entrepreneur's Chase to Build It

Bill_Robinson | Posted 12.27.2016 | Business
Bill_Robinson

Starting and growing your own small business can be--and usually is--an agonizingly lonely activity.

3 Reasons Why a Sprint Is Not a Release

Brian de Haaff | Posted 12.09.2016 | Technology
Brian de Haaff

A very bright product and engineering leader at one of the world's largest media companies once asked me a question -- "What's a product release?"

Know Someone in Crisis? They Can Text For Help 24/7 via Crisis Text Line

Craig Newmark | Posted 11.30.2016 | Impact
Craig Newmark

The Crisis Text Line is important to know about, especially this time of year. It's important to know that you're not alone and that there are lots of folks out there who want to listen to you, and who want to help.

T-Mobile Dominates the Quarter

Michael R. Levin | Posted 11.03.2016 | Business
Michael R. Levin

CIRP finds that among major mobile phone companies, T-Mobile (including MetroPCS) and Sprint (including Boost Mobile) again had the best quarter, gaining new customers to a much greater extent than they lost existing customers.

The Hidden Cost of Internet Connection: Will the FCC Intervene?

Edward J. Black | Posted 10.08.2016 | Technology
Edward J. Black

While many consumers complain about the cost of both their wired broadband and mobile broadband services, it's up to the FCC to support more competition so that companies naturally have more incentive to offer better rates and service.

New World of Cell Phone Contracts

MoneyTips | Posted 09.10.2016 | Business
MoneyTips

The demise of the service contract is a good thing, because it makes the costs more transparent. Now, it is all about the phone. If you think that you may be switching carriers within a short period or plan to shop around, choose your phone and your payment method wisely.

T-Mobile Gains Share Based on Customer Loyalty

Michael R. Levin | Posted 07.29.2016 | Business
Michael R. Levin

Sprint, T-Mobile Again Increase Share of Net Customer Activations Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) released analysis of the results fro...

Dana Liebelson

Verizon, Sprint Agree To Pay Combined $158 Million Over Unauthorized Customer Billing Claims

HuffingtonPost.com | Dana Liebelson | Posted 05.12.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Federal Communications Commission announced Tuesday that Verizon Wireless and Sprint Corporation will pay tens of millions of dollar...

Techweek Meet Kansas City... Kansas City Meet Techweek

Jason Grill | Posted 05.07.2016 | Technology
Jason Grill

Good collaborations and true "fits" are really a thing to behold in life and in business. One of those has been built in Kansas City, Missouri.

Did AT&T, Verizon, Et al., Garner Over $17 Billion in 'Very Small Business' Spectrum Licenses?

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 05.10.2016 | Business
Bruce Kushnick

How did the largest phone companies end up saving billions from discounts on wireless spectrum licenses that were supposed to be reserved for 'very small companies'?

Sprint and T-Mobile Gaining Ground

Michael R. Levin | Posted 06.22.2015 | Business
Michael R. Levin

AT&T and Verizon continue to have the most loyal customers. Relative to their size neither attracts as high a percentage of new customers from other carriers as Sprint and T-Mobile do.

Some RadioShacks Will Survive After All

Reuters | Posted 03.31.2015 | Business

A court approved a plan to salvage RadioShack by co-branding most of its 1,740 surviving stores with cell phone provider Sprint.

Narwhals, Narwhals, Causing a Commotion: An Interview With Mr. Weebl's Jonti Picking

Todd R. Miller | Posted 05.04.2015 | Entertainment
Todd R. Miller

If you've seen the Sprint commercial or are already familiar with Narwhals, you know well that, once the Narwhals tune burrows into your brain, it does not come out easily.

Why Three Is Such an Important Number in Business

Ira Kalb | Posted 04.12.2015 | Business
Ira Kalb

Good marketing follows certain universal truths. To succeed in an increasingly skeptical and fragmented marketplace, therefore, it behooves marketers to learn and apply these universal truths to marketing their products. One of the most important "truths" is the "power of three."