Like most wireless executives in this business, I read [Andrew Seybold's] COMMENTARY regularly for its provocative opinions. It’s a good barometer of industry trends.Ed Salas
Verizon Wireless

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The latest “new” free Wi-Fi attempt is in New York City. The New York City project is, yet again, converting the city’s phone booths into Wi-Fi hotspots. I say “yet again” because if you google Wi-Fi for ‘NYC Telephone Booths’ you will find news articles spanning a number of years and covering different attempts at the same thing.

Déjà Vu Yet Again? – 01.11.2016

So on the one hand the network operators are saying they need more and more spectrum and on the other it appears they are not being good stewards of the spectrum they have. There is a disconnect between these two for sure.

More Bandwidth Please! – 12.14.2015

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We Have Moved – 09.08.2015

TELL IT LIKE IT IS blog

2014 Another Great Year for Wireless? – 01.15.2014

The trend for video over wireless is the primary reason for this continued increase in demand, and as more of us own more wirelessly-enabled devices, I don’t see any end in sight. more

Satellite Companies Turned Terrestrial – 08.26.2013

Does anyone remember Teledesic? Founded in the 1990s by Bill Gates, Craig McCaw, Paul Allen, and Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, Teledesic was to launch 840 low-earth orbiting satellites (LEOs) and provide data at the then blazing speed of 720 Kbps down and 100 Kbps up from the ground. more

Wi-Fi Invades the Car? – 04.11.2013

...except for some hotels, I have not been asked to pay for a Wi-Fi connection in the past two years. But that is what Audi and T-Mobile apparently expect us to do. At the time of purchase of the car, you can pay an additional $450 and get 30 months of Wi-Fi in your car, fed by T-Mobile’s 4G network. more

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PSA Discovery Patterns Weekly Summary – 04.25.2016

Fri Apr 22 12:04:54 2016 I read with interest the current version of FirstNet’s Tech Talk: Updated Vehicular Network System Vison which can be found […] more

PSA Discovery Patterns Weekly News Summary – 04.18.2016

Fri Apr 15 11:20:16 2016 Each week as I sit down to write this post for the end-of-the-week email blast, I first review the happenings […] more

PSA Discovery Patterns Weekly News Summary – 04.13.2016

Fri Apr 8 10:45:50 2016 From our Friends at NPSTC: A Reminder to Honor those who also serve:  “National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week (NPSTW) is […] more

Andrew Seybold releases FREE downloadable White Paper entitled

Location, Location, Location

The measurements needed to meet the FCC rules will, over time, require the network operator to be able to provide emergency call accuracy within 50 meters (150 feet) horizontally for 80 percent of all emergency calls or alternatively provide a very precise “Dispatchable Location”—an accurate address, floor, and suite/apartment of the caller.