Monthly Archives: February 2012

Competition News: February 27, 2012

Study: Wireless Carriers Face Stiff Competition T-Mobile to Make Data Network Work with iPhone Netflix Shares Drop; Comcast Launching New Streaming Service AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile all claim to offer nation’s ‘largest 4G network’ Tablet Wars Set to Get Even More Competitive It’s Microsoft vs....
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Competition News: February 27, 2012

Why It Matters Established wireless carriers are facing stiff competition, with an estimated $8 billion chunk of revenue going directly to Wi-Fi operators by 2016. The iPhone phenomenon began with AT&T and is rapidly spreading across the wireless market.  T-Mobile is set to retrofit their...
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Why the Verizon-Cable Agreement is in the Public Interest

The evidence below shows the Verizon-Cable agreement is clearly in the public interest, if the FCC fairly reviews the agreement and all of the relevant facts, in the full context of the highly competitive wireless ecosystem. Top Reasons Why Verizon-Cable Agreement is in the Public...
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Spotlighting Threat of UN Regulation of Internet at CPAC Today

I will be on the CPAC Digital Liberty panel today (February 10, 2012) with FCC Commissioner Robert McDowell, Kelly Cobb of ATR and Ryan Radia of CEI. The very important sleeper issue I expect we will spotlight for the CPAC audience is the imminent threat...
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Competition News: February 10, 2012

Why It Matters Online video, including next generation video like HD and 3D, is an emerging market that will only continue grow. In this emerging market, early leaders like YouTube, Hulu and Netflix began the online video phenomenon and new market entrants like Amazon and...
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Competition News: February 10, 2012

Erasing the Boundaries ‘App Economy’ Goes From 0 To 466,000 Jobs In Just Five Years The iPhone is a nightmare for carriers AT&T, Cloudscaling Open New Cloud Strategy Netflix gets competition with Verizon-Redbox deal Google set to give a little backbone to Kansas City high-speed...
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Spectrum: To Auction or Not to Auction?

The FCC’s recent call for unbounded spectrum auction authority spotlights an important debate over whether some of this scarce and extremely valuable wireless spectrum should be auctioned or not. •    Ironically the FCC is asking Congress to give it spectrum auction authority to not auction...
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Why the Verizon-Cable Agreement Increases Competition

Reports that the Senate Antitrust Subcommittee will hold a hearing on the Verizon Wireless-Cable agreement spotlights an old truism: What one looks for, one sees. What the Government ultimately sees here largely will depend on whether the Government looks backward through an analog competitive lens...
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