Excellent review of how the wireless industry is heading to a turning point. Your newsletter is one of the few that has thought provoking material and keeps my attention span to the end.(Frank Marum, TSS Partners)
When anything significant takes place in the industry, Andrew Seybold can be counted on to take a hard look at it and then provide readers with straight answers about the promise, the reality, and the hype. He is the wireless industry’s "man on the street."
When the noise level reaches a fever pitch, look to Andrew Seybold to provide a voice of reason that clarifies complex issues and provides invaluable insight that can be acted upon.
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The title of this commentary should not be taken seriously unless you believe the Internet has infinite bandwidth, it is a robust network, and it […] more
It Can’t Happen To Me! – 03.11.2015
I can imagine the surprise when those who trust the Internet and view it as a 99.999% (“5-9s”) reliable network suddenly found themselves without it. In reality, the on and off ramps may not always be able to provide access. more
BlackBerry: Security on Multiple Platforms – 01.19.2015
Why then did the world turn its back on BlackBerry? The simple reason was the pizazz of the iPhone and then Android smartphones. Unfortunately, when the BlackBerry lost its luster, we lost our ability to send and receive secure emails and text messages. more
Spectrum Auctions: The New Price of Spectrum – 01.06.2015
The insane price for spectrum evident with the AWS-3 spectrum will change the wireless landscape forever, at least in the United States. more
The End of the Road for WiMAX! – 10.23.2014
I guess this industry needs its feeding frenzies in order to function but it seems as though we don’t learn from one to the next and make the same mistakes time and time again. more
The Cloud Ate My Homework! – 08.07.2014
As we move toward an all-IP world and trust the Internet more, the fact is that the reliability of our voice, data, and video communications systems is being degraded. more
Another Technology Ahead of Its Time – 07.10.2014
YourKey allowed you to replace digits with pictures, or even company logos. Thus your password could be a series of pictures of your wife, your kids, or even your dog and they would show up in random spots on the keypad. more
Internet Everywhere! – 06.12.2014
It appears to me as if Google is throwing things at a wall to see what sticks. Perhaps it would be better off to put together partnerships with other players. more
What Is Push-To-Talk? – 04.16.2014
I think it is time for the network operators to begin promoting PTT by educating their sales people in stores and their existing customers about what PTT is, what it can do, and why it would be appealing. Today’s younger generation grew up with cellular phones and has taken to them for texting, Internet access, and not so much for voice. Voice seems to be their last choice for wireless communications. more