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The mobile phone market is growing exponentially and will continue to evolve for years to come. Why has the Cable Industry not moved into the lucrative mobile phone market? It could definitely be a revenue bonanza, as it currently is for telecom companies. See (The cable company will likely use WiMax to bring television shows to cell phones and smart phones.) Verizon and AT&T’s revenues, as a percentage of stock price by division, attributes mobile phone service up to 40-42% of total revenues. This being a logical assumption as landline phone demand has forced incumbent Telco’s to rethink their business models to include cable, broadband, and cell phone. The mobile market has exploded with smart phone technology and related applications for consumers continually on the go while wanting the latest gadgets to keep up with friends, business, and news. Why has this not ... (more)

Comcast Response to Bloomberg: Pre-Filing Notice

Author Block - Courtesy boardmember.com Comcast issued a pre-filing response to … [visit site to read more] Related posts:Bloomberg Vs Comcast: Round Two The ongoing battle between Bloomberg and Comcast was taken to... Bloomberg to Comcast: Neighborhood My News Channel Now that the merger between Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA) and NBCU... Starz To Join Comcast’s On-Demand [...] Related... Broadband Industry Intelligence for Mobile-Cable-Wireless-Telecom ... (more)

Google Fiber Meets Programming, Registration Milestones

As stated in a recent blog post Google Fiber will be successful dependent on its ability to procure adequate programming to compete against incumbents Time Warner Cable and AT&T U-Verse. The newcomer took a step in that direction by adding both STARZ and Showtime to its programming mix for potential Kansas City customers. In addition, the company signaled sixty-two neighborhoods have registered the minimum number of potentials to begin building fiber to those areas. … [visit site to read more] Google Fiber Meets Programming, Registration Milestones is a post from: Broadband Conver... (more)

Sprint – Softbank Deal: Analysis Reveals Mobile Industry Shake-Up

BROADBAND CONVERGENT - Industry News Broadband-Cable-Mobile-Wireless-Telecom Markets Softbank (TSE: 9984) must feel confident enough in the strength of its 70% stake in Sprint (NYSE: S) by offering $20.1 Billion to eliminate any doubt of industry analysts that the deal is not solid. Both Sprint shareholders and the company are winners both in the short and long-term. On a larger note the deal reveals a mobile industry shake-up for AT&T (NYSE: T) and Verizon (NYSE: VZ). They now have a hefty competitor with capital infusion allowing the continuance of a 4G-LTE upgrade/build-out w... (more)

Mobile Carriers and LTE: Top Five Industry Predictions for 2013

Carrier LTE deployments will double to create 200+ commercial LTE networks: As more and more consumers buy devices with LTE capabilities, the demand for LTE services is increasing and carriers will need to invest in their radio access networks. Today's LTE networks are focused on providing basic coverage for LTE devices, but can't support a large number of LTE devices on the network. In 2013, there will be a growing emphasis on moving towards increasing both coverage and capacity of LTE networks with the corresponding infrastructure investments. TD-LTE will also see more acceptanc... (more)