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Phil Harvey
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posted in February 2019

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Affirmed CEO Wants to Own the Core... & More
News Analysis  | 
2/27/2019  |  3 comments
Affirmed Networks CEO Hassan Ahmed says the company's opportunities inside mobile networks will grow as 5G takes off; the vEPC vendor's most recent funding round suggests others share his optimism.
Cisco Pledges $5B Over Three Years to Finance 5G
News Analysis  | 
2/26/2019  |  5 comments
Cisco, via its Cisco Capital arm, is setting aside money to lend to service providers who need capital to speed up their network transformations to deliver 5G services. Of course, there's some debate about whether financing is the thing that makes deals move more quickly.
Comment: Re: WOW! - Phil Harvey - 2/20/2019
Windstream Market Cap Plummets Following Court Ruling
News Analysis  | 
2/19/2019  |  2 comments
One of the nation's largest telecom carriers is stuck between a gloating hedge fund and a pile of debt.
Windstream Woes: Hedge Fund Prevails in Bond Fight
News Analysis  | 
2/18/2019  |  4 comments
Windstream may end up owing 310M to a hedge fund if a court ruling made on Friday is allowed to stand. That could force the company into bankruptcy.
Podcast: AT&T, 5G & the Mirantis Incident
The Philter  | 
2/14/2019  |  Post a comment
The recently reported deal with Mirantis is another step in AT&T's network evolution as the company continues to carry the flag for open source and a software-defined 5G network.
Unified Office CEO: Would You Like Extra Services With That VoIP?
CxO Spotlight  | 
2/11/2019  |  1 comment
CEO Ray Pasquale isn't in the VoIP business to lower the price of phone calls. He wants to give small businesses everything they need to know – from network analytics to pizza topping preferences – on one screen.
Comment: Re: But.... - Phil Harvey - 2/11/2019
Comment: Re: But.... - Phil Harvey - 2/11/2019
Podcast: Tacos, Telcos & Trouble
The Philter  | 
2/7/2019  |  Post a comment
T-Mobile is giving its customers a free taco every week. Should it also give them a roll of toilet paper? Also, and completely unrelated, what if Huawei does invent a must-have device for 5G networks – and we can't buy it in the US?

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