Category Archives: HOT NEWS

OPERATION OF WIRELESS MICROPHONES IN THE 700 MHZ BAND

Under a new FCC rule, anyone who uses a wireless microphone that operates in the 700 MHz Band will have to stop operating their wireless microphone no later than June 12, 2010. So why do you care? Dose your school, church or business use wireless microphones? Many do. And most of these users have very […]

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Nokia and Microsoft Looking to give a Solution

Most recently Nokia and Microsoft look to team up and offer a smart phone solution.  Nokia is one of the oldest, and in my opinion, one of the most reliable phones when it comes to signal sensitivity.  Nokia has been one of the phones I have personally steered customer to, when signal is an issue.  […]

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AT&T to Deploy HSPA 7.2 – Big Deal or Not?

AT&T has announced plans to upgrade their 3G network to deliver HSPA 7.2. These announcements always seem a bit of a tease to me. It’s going to take a couple of years to roll out the changes to make this happen across a network the size of AT&T. So what is HSPA 7.2? What’s it […]

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Wireless Providers 2nd Quarter 2009 – The Great Divide!

If you have been following my previous articles, this one may just be the next chapter in the ever-continuing story of the strong get stronger and the weak get weaker.  The 2nd quarter results are in for all major carriers and I am not surprised at what we see.  First of all U.S Cellular has […]

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Prepaid Wireless Wars Heat Up Again!

Sprint Nextel has announced that it will in fact acquire Virgin Mobile.  Virgin is a true pre pay service that most recently, has been somewhat in the shadows, since the explosion of Cricket Communications and Sprint’s Boost Mobile unlimited plans unleashed.  Virgin Mobile’s customer base has been declining and with a large debt coming due […]

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Cellular – Do Not Be Something Your Not – An Editorial

Hi folks, I am going to reference an article published recently by one of the trade magazines called Wireless Week.  It says that “ Chief Marketing Officers (CMOs) in the Wireless industry know all to well the customer pain relates to unmet needs and expectations.”  DUH!  I have been in the wireless industry since 1986 […]

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T-Mobile Cell Phones May Soon Be Obsolete!

…in the U.K. that is.   It looks like the cell phone wars are heating up in the UK.  There is suspicion that Duetsche Telekom’s T-Mobile in the U.K, may be bought out be Vodafone.  This suspicion was trumped by higher stock value in both Vodafone and T-mobile stock across the great waters.  There are 5 […]

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New Sales Approach at Tmobile!

Tmobile corporate owned stores have been undergoing new looks, and now early indicators are that they will be taking a completely different sales approach in their stores.  T-Mobile has been opening their new “Playground Stores” that seem to be having success in their laid back approach to customers.  The approach is to casually greet a […]

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Is the New Cell Phone from Sprint really the iPhone Killer?

Palm Pre Ok folks, a few years ago we saw the hype around the Apple iPhone when AT&T launched it.  This was also the gateway to a new generation of wireless phone.  When this phone was launched it caused a frenzy with people lining up in front of AT&T corporate owned stores as if waiting […]

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Cricket has a new Cell Phone for sale-not their Cheapest Cell Phone

Motorola Evoke Cricket Communications’ cell phone prices are typically higher for the same type of phones compared to other carriers.   This is due to the no contract type service they offer.  But as this prepay flat rate carrier evolves it is good to see they offer phones that are getting into this decade.  The newest […]

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