Ericsson: Supplier of equipment to the telecom world

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Ericsson is another of the big guys, so big we almost decided not to track them. We try to focus on the disruptive tech firms, not the ones everyone already knows about, and you no doubt already know about Ericsson. But we decided to track them closely since we see disruption continuing in this space […]

Is 2013 the Year of the MVNO?

For the past 8 months, I’ve been using different versions of MVNOs. MVNOs are mobile virtual network operators, they run on top of traditional wireless carriers, providing access for a fraction of the typical mobile network costs. MVNOs come in many different varieties, from Wal-Mart’s Straight Talk to T-Mobile’s Solavei. My experiments with these have […]

How fast is 3G and what is 3.5G and when will 4G really be here?

Most enterprise CTOs are very interested in the “cloud” and ways to tap into cloud-based resources.   An interesting aspect of this discussion has been how to access the cloud while on the move.   Today’s cellular networks support that access today, and future enhancements are making that support even better and much much faster. How much […]