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A Carrier Wi-Fi Competitor
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7/20/2012  |  12 comments
7:00 AM What prevents more companies from building seamless networks made of stitched-together hot spots?
Wi-Fi vs. 4G: Is There Really a Debate?
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7/16/2012  |  9 comments
6:00 AM With nearly ubiquitous Wi-Fi, industry folks and academics are looking to unlicensed spectrum to expand broadband's reach and cut down on its costs
Mobile Video's Time Is Now
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1/12/2012  |  2 comments
10:30 AM Mobile video isn't the next big thing; it's the big thing that's happening right here, right now
Where to Watch the BCS at CES
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1/9/2012  |  6 comments
12:30 PM Here's what you need to know if you have a mobile device or a connected laptop
Vendors Intrigued by Gigabit Network Project
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12/9/2011  |  Post a comment
11:15 AM Gig.U says it has received replies to its RFI from major vendors and service providers. Are university-led gigabit networks sounding less far-fetched?
Can Towerstream Make $$ With Free Wi-Fi?
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11/4/2011  |  5 comments
11:00 AM Towerstream aims to trade location-based, targeted ads for some user data in order to provide free Wi-Fi in key sections of major metros
Glaser Gets Real With 4G
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11/3/2011  |  Post a comment
10:55 AM Rob Glaser, the ex-Microsofter and founder of RealNetworks, thinks it's only a matter of time before 4G really flies
Can Big Broadband Inspire Innovation?
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8/24/2011  |  23 comments
10:00 AM Would gigabit networks be a fertile ground for innovation and entrepreneurship or just a giant sinkhole for cash?
From AT&T Labs: A New(er) Network Vision
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8/23/2011  |  8 comments
2:50 PM Krish Prabhu touts intelligent networks, mobile apps and the new era of network openness at AT&T
Tech Leaders: Consumers Need More Protection Online
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8/22/2011  |  Post a comment
5:25 PM A panel of tech and government leaders agree consumer confidence would be boosted by better privacy protection. But how far do should we go?
This Week in Broadband
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5/14/2010  |  2 comments
5:00 PM Sprint should have room to run with the HTC Evo 4G mobile hotspot
This Week in Broadband
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5/7/2010  |  Post a comment
10:50 AM Big wholesale numbers for Q1 show the marketing strength of Clearwire's investor partners
What's Up in the WiMax Wholesale Market?
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4/30/2010  |  Post a comment
5:25 PM With Sprint and Comcast dodging the issue, will Clearwire shed more light on wholesale WiMax?
Who'll Connect 'Connected Devices'?
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4/26/2010  |  3 comments
10:30 AM Verizon and AT&T have some competiton in bringing fast Web access to mobile devices that need it now
In Praise of Pocketspots
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4/16/2010  |  2 comments
11:00 AM My LTE wish: A portable WiFi router for Verizon's LTE network
This Week in WiMax
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3/26/2010  |  Post a comment
5:00 PM What if WiMax Wins?
The Week in WiMax
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3/22/2010  |  Post a comment
7:10 AM What will Clearwire do with all its spectrum?
This Week in WiMax
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3/12/2010  |  Post a comment
2:20 PM Can Sprint 4G hop onto the iPad bandwagon?
This Week in WiMax
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3/5/2010  |  Post a comment
12:35 PM The big number for Clearwire: 3,770 new subscribers a day
Let's Play 'Count the Subscribers'
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2/19/2010  |  1 comment
9:35 AM The only real measure of WiMax's success will be paying customers, not POPs passed
This Week in WiMax
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2/12/2010  |  Post a comment
3:30 PM Has Google completely given up on leveraging its WiMax investment?
The Week in WiMax
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2/5/2010  |  1 comment
4:25 PM Clearing up confusion about Clearwire's retail/wholesale mix
Inside a Clearwire Cabinet
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1/29/2010  |  1 comment
9:00 AM Take a home video look at the underpinnings of Clearwire's nascent national wireless broadband network
The Week in WiMax
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1/22/2010  |  Post a comment
2:45 PM Missing in action: WiMax stimulus funds, Cisco WiMax device, Open Range
This Week in WiMax
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1/15/2010  |  Post a comment
3:45 PM Clearwire needs a national pricing effort that strikes at the bandwidth crunch faced by the big telcos
This Week in WiMax
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1/8/2010  |  Post a comment
4:25 PM With an easy-to-understand device and big marketing, Sprint is pushing 4G into the mainstream
This Week in WiMax
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12/18/2009  |  Post a comment
12:45 PM Where are the devices? Coming, says Moto's Brda
This Week in WiMax
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12/11/2009  |  Post a comment
2:30 PM Why 'hybrid' plans make sense
This Week in WiMax
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12/4/2009  |  Post a comment
11:05 AM WiMax 2010 outlook: a big year for 'Pocketspots'
This Week in WiMax
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11/20/2009  |  Post a comment
8:55 AM Clearwire funding solid – for 2010 and beyond
This Week in WiMax
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11/13/2009  |  Post a comment
12:15 PM Clearwire's Q4 goal: 900 new subscribers a day
This Week in WiMax
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11/6/2009  |  4 comments
10:15 AM WiMax may have a longer lead time than you think
This Week in WiMax
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10/30/2009  |  1 comment
11:05 AM Clearwire Q3 subscriber adds count – how low will it go?
This Week in WiMax
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10/16/2009  |  Post a comment
9:45 AM Open Range, sorta open for business
This Week in WiMax
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10/9/2009  |  Post a comment
3:50 PM Does the FCC love itself some WiMax?
This Week in WiMax
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10/2/2009  |  Post a comment
12:50 PM Philly 'soft launch' kicks off big Q4 for Clearwire
This Week in WiMax
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9/25/2009  |  Post a comment
3:20 PM Neutrality, Clearwire's new best friend
This Week in WiMax
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9/18/2009  |  Post a comment
9:00 AM Where's our WiMax in Chicago?
This Week in WiMax
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9/11/2009  |  3 comments
3:40 PM Hello, Google? Can WiMax have a smartphone?
This Week in WiMax
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9/4/2009  |  Post a comment
12:45 PM Clearwire price cuts: How low should they go?
This Week in WiMax
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8/28/2009  |  2 comments
11:35 AM Will 'portability' lure businesses to WiMax?
This Week in WiMax
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8/21/2009  |  4 comments
3:45 PM Beyond the Mondi
This Week in WiMax
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8/14/2009  |  3 comments
9:25 AM Time for Clearwire to clarify subscriber counts
This Week in WiMax
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8/7/2009  |  5 comments
7:45 AM Sprint leads the business WiMax charge
This Week in WiMax
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7/31/2009  |  Post a comment
1:05 PM WiMax's biggest competitor: WiFi
This Week in WiMax
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7/24/2009  |  Post a comment
3:40 PM Chicago will be Clearwire's real test
This Week in WiMax
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7/17/2009  |  5 comments
8:30 AM Cisco will rake in WiMax winnings
This Week in WiMax
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7/10/2009  |  2 comments
11:15 AM What's WiMax Worth to Comcast?


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Charting the CSP's Future
Six different communications service providers join to debate their visions of the future CSP, following a landmark presentation from AT&T on its massive virtualization efforts and a look back on where the telecom industry has been and where it's going from two industry veterans.
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No Stopping Cable's Ethernet Gains

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Vertical Systems' Erin Dunne explains why US cable operators, which now command a record-high 26% of the Ethernet market, will keep boosting their share.
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Fixing IoT Security Is an Ecosystem Challenge

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Level 3 Communications' Chief Security Officer Dale Drew says service providers, manufacturers and even consumers must combine to halt massive DDoS attacks using IoT devices in botnets. The solution he has in mind includes reputation-based routing by the service provider but also more secure endpoint devices and greater consumer awareness.
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Cox Clears $2B in Business Revenue

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Cox's Jeff Breaux discusses how the third-largest US MSO will reach the $2 billion revenue mark this year and plans to hit $3 billion by 2021
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Can Cable Climb Upmarket?

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Carol Wilson and Alan Breznick assess cable's prospects for winning more enterprises in a landscape rocked by corporate M&A activity.
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TalkTalk Exec: Find Your North Star at Work

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Women need to find their purpose, a professional North Star, and create a personal board for themselves, according to Alex Tempest, director of partners at TalkTalk Business.
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Verizon: Beware Unknown Unknowns

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Chris Novak, director of the Verizon Enterprise Solutions Risk Team, explains that enterprises who don't conduct a thorough audit of their assets often leave some things unprotected because they don't know they exist. Many times these unprotected assets are part of corporate M&A activity but left unshielded they can become a hacker's playground, he tells Light ...
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ETSI's CTO Talks NFV, 5G & NGP

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Adrian Scrase, CTO at standards body ETSI, talks about the various initiatives and specifications developments related to NFV, 5G and NGP (next-generation protocols) that will underpin next-gen networks.
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Korn Ferry Consultant: How to Find, Cultivate & Be the Best Talent

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Erin Callaghan, a managing consultant for Korn Ferry Futurestep, shares strategies for companies to improve how they recruit and for women to ensure they don't get lost in the pipeline.
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We Can Make the World More Sustainable

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GeSI is a global e-Sustainability Initiative organization bringing together 40 big multinational companies around the world. According to GeSI's report, information and communication technology can make the world more sustainable. Luis Neves, chairman of GeSI, shared with us his opinion at Ultra-broadband Forum (UBBF2016).
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Finding a New Way to Engage Customers & Drive Revenue

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Mobile revenues are declining. Digicel, a player in the Caribbean telecommunications/entertainment space, has found a new way to engage customers and drive revenue. John Quinn, CTO of Digicel, shared with us its story at Ultra-broadband Forum (UBBF2016)
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Do You Really Need Gigabit Infrastructure?

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Altibox is the biggest fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) player and the largest provider of video and TV in Norway. They started out with zero customers in 2002. Now they have close to half a million households and companies attached to their FTTH business. Nils Arne, CEO of Altibox shared with us their story and insight on 5G at Ultra-broadband Forum (UBBF2016).
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BTís Openreach Strategy & Its Updates in 2016

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A lot of developments at Openreach this year in terms of strategy and planned investments. Peter Bell, CIO of Openreach BT, shared with us the updates of Openreach at Ultra-broadband Forum (UBBF2016).
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Even when there's a strong pipeline of female talent in the comms industry, it tends to leak all the way to the top. McKinsey & Company says women experience pipeline leakage at three primary points: being unable to enter, being stuck in the middle or being locked out of the top. Each pipeline pain point presents its own challenges, but also opportunities to stop the leak. Wireless operator Sprint is making a conscious effort to improve its own pipeline from new recruits to the C-suite, and it wants the rest of the industry to do the same. In this Women in Comms radio show, WiC Board Member and Sprint Vice President of Enterprise Sales Nelly Pitocco will give us her take on the industry's pipeline challenges. Pitocco, who joined Sprint in May and has spent 20 years in the comms industry, will also offer solutions, share how Sprint is tackling the challenge within its own organization and take your questions live on air.