Monthly Archives: October 2011

NYT’s Uninformed War on Competition Policy

The New York Times editorial “How to Fix the Wireless Market,” is embarrassingly uninformed and totally ignores massive obvious evidence of vibrant American wireless competition. The NYT’s conclusion, that more wireless regulation is needed because of “insufficient competition,” results from cherry picking a few isolated...
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Netflix’ Negative Growth Story

Netflix has self-torpedoed themselves a third time in just the last three months. See my Forbes Tech Capitalist post here to learn how.  ...
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The Metamorphosis of Communications Competition — A New Framework

For those seeking to better understand how communications competition has evolved, expanded, and accelerated to cloud communications competition, don’t miss my new six-chart powerpoint presentation: “The Metamorphosis of Communications Competition,” here. My bottom line conclusion: The transformation of communications competition requires a transformation in communications...
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Net Neutrality is Necessary for Free Exchange of Ideas

City on a Hill Press The magic of the Internet is not lost on us. We are the YouTube generation, cursed with the capabilities of extreme multicrastination. We surf, we Digg and we blog, all without realizing the ongoing fight for control of the web....
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Jobs’ Apple Standard vs. Page’s Google Standard

Given that Apple and Google are the #1 and #2 most valuable brands in the world and that Google has invaded all of Apple’s markets in the last few years as a new competitor, it is illuminating and instructive to compare and contrast the radically...
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Netflix the Unpredictable

Netflix own actions have established the company as “Netflix the Unpredictable.” See my October 10, 2011 Forbes Tech Capitalist post, “Netflix the Unpredictable” here....
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Implications of DC Circuit Hearing Net Neutrality Appeal

Since the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals was selected to hear appeals of the FCC’s Open Internet Order — it is now even more likely that the FCC’s net neutrality regulations will be overturned in court as unlawful and/or unconstitutional. Regardless of which Appeals Court...
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Why Europe is Falling Behind U.S. in Broadband

The EU’s penchant for price regulation is a big reason why the EU is falling behind the US in broadband. See my Forbes Tech Capitalist post here: “Why the EU is Falling Behind the US in Broadband.”  ...
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