Monthly Archives: July 2011

Unlimited Data Plans for Wireless Devices…what is Sprint going to do? hmmmmm

Sprint Nextel Dan Hesse said Sprint will not follow its prepaid brand Virgin Mobile in throttling the data speeds of smartphone customers. But he also indicated, as he has in the past, that Sprint’s unlimited pricing might not last forever. … Continue reading

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There is no recession at Apple Inc!

Apple is expected to report massive profits and revenue growth when its posts quarterly earnings after the market close. All the eyes though are on the second half, when Apple is expected to unveil a new iPhone model. According to … Continue reading

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Wireless usage will continue to become more complicated.

Here is another example of why: Just one week after Verizon Wireless changed its data pricing to a usage-based model ( several tiers of service ranging from $30/2 GB to $80/10 GB, Verizon Wireless CTO David Small said today that … Continue reading

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Are you smart? …ooops! I mean, do you own a smartphone?

About 1/3 of U.S. adults currently own a smartphone. This is from a survey published by the Pew Internet & American Life Project, one of the clearest snapshots yet of how smartphones are changing the U.S. mobile landscape. Much more … Continue reading

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Haven’t bought that tablet yet because you don’t want to pay for another data plan?

You are not alone. Tablets equipped with 3G cellular connectivity are not selling swiftly. Why? The reason is that consumers don’t want to pay for another cellular data plan on top of what they are already paying for their smartphones. … Continue reading

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Your grandfather, father and you all had POTS, but your child might not!

By POTS I mean POTS lines – Plain Old Telephone Service. The single scoop vanilla of the telecom world. You might not be able to get that flavor of telephony pretty soon. Much more HERE. H/T Curmudgeonry.

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Would you give up the internet for $1million?

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