Monthly Archives: May 2012

Competition News: May 25, 2012

Cable Operators to Expand Their Plan to Share Wi-Fi Hot Spots Does Docsis Have a 5-Gig Future? Ohio start-up to bring gigabit broadband to six U.S. communities How Amazon is changing the rules for books and movies...
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Competition News: May 25, 2012

Why It Matters This week brings more evidence of the vibrant disruptive competition in the communications ecosystem. According to The New York Times, the top five cable operators are cooperating to offer ~50,000 Wi-Fi hotsposts for paying cable customers to use for free when away...
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Competition News: May 18, 2012

GM Says Facebook Ads Don’t Pay Off Google Shifts Tack on Android A DVR Ad Eraser Causes Tremors at TV Upfronts Verizon ending unlimited data plans, upsets customers on Twitter Review: NetZero’s Back with More Free Internet...
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Competition News: May 18, 2012

Why It Matters The communications sector continues to experience regular major competitive shifts from multiple directions, providing many weekly proof points of NetCompetition’s core metamorphosis of communications competition thesis. The WSJ reports number three advertising spender, GM, rocked the Facebook and social media investment story...
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Google Has No Free Speech Right to Break the Law

Google’s latest claimed antitrust get-out-of-jail-free-card is that Google is effectively immune from antitrust prosecution because it has a constitutional free speech right to free speech to rank and present its search results any way it wants, per a new Google-sponsored white paper by UCLA Law...
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Competition News: May 11, 2012

Wireless Carriers Chip Away at Phone Subsidies Can Texting Save Stores? Many Competing Paths on the Road to the Phone Wallet AT&T Enters Home Automation Market...
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