Dish + Sprint is a Winner to Me

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 Been a while… I’ve been collaborating and innovating but I thought I would register my approval of a Dish + Sprint + Clear tie up. Firstly let me say I don’t think Softbank would be willing to let the opportunity slip away so low ($25.5B US) but I like the idea of an all wireless […]

sprint + FreedomPOP MVNO LTE Experiement

Interesting Experiment: LTE MVNO and Free Data Service

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 A curious market experiment is taking place. I’ll explain. FreedomPop, an Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) founded in 2011 and based in Los Angeles, is offering 500MB of free wireless data over LTE for their customers. They are marketing a DSL type of replacement service with a LTE gateway and LTE mobile service through dongles, […]

Sprint’s Recent Announcement of Small Cell Contract Awards

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  Last Friday, in the US, the 10th of August, Sprint announced it had awarded Samsung and Alcatel Lucent contracts to provide small cells. Currently, Airwalk provides enterprise class small cells and Airvana their residential (femto) small cells for CDMA 1x/EVDO. This recent announcement seems centered around LTE, Samsung’s part to play focused on indoor […]

Interesting Flow of Comments From Barclays Conference Underway Now

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 There is an interesting flow of comments coming out of the Barclays Capital High Yield Bond and Syndicated Loan Conference. Firstly there was some interesting comments by MetroPCS regarding LTE, these are from Keith Terreri VP, Finance & Treasurer, MetroPCS Wireless, Inc. Firstly they have accumulated 500K subscribers so far out of between 9M-10M total subscribers.  They are looking […]

Notes on Simultaneous Voice and LTE (SVLTE)

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 Here are some thoughts about the questions I get around SVLTE. Notice the pic and remember this day? This was Verizon and Apple answering questions about the iPhone 4. The biggest technical tidbit of the day was that the 3G iPhone 4 would not allow a simultaneous voice and data session. Of course this was […]