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)
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Before we get into a rant about Clint Eastwood as a speaker at the Republican
Convention last week, we must understand his past abilities in speaking.
Clint has never been a good speaker, especially unscripted. Remembering past
attempts, notably at various Hollywood award ceremonies, the actor/director
has rambled similarly as he did at the convention. He certainly needed a
teleprompter in a bad way, since off-the-cuff does not fit the actor well in
a national forum. However, unintentional, h... (more)
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)
Cisco is doing its research in coming up with a contest designed to engage
constituents interested in video platforms, and produce a smart video that
portrays how video content could integrate with your TV in the future.
Titled, “If your TV could do anything, what would you want it to do?” the
contest throws down the gauntlet in asking for the best idea of what the
future of TV should look like.
Where did the idea come from? While researching the dynamics in the future
demand for mobile content, Cisco pulled together statistics in indicating the
potential growth in vid... (more)
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Skype co-founder Niklas Zennstrom knows disruption.
Skype was a tremendously disruptive product, leveraging peer-to-peer
technology to carry voice, it continues to be an incredibly powerful force in
disruption of voice applications. Skype has changed the way people see voice
apps in how it integrates persistent chat and messaging with video and other
services. Skype had 663 million registered users as of EOY 2010, it’s
likely even bigger than that now.
Think about it 663 million registered users... (more)