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In depth mobile analysis beyond the obvious
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Why T-Mobile Needs Sprint to Increase Business Revenue
On Sunday, April 29, 2018, T-Mobile and Sprint announced their intent to merge creating a $146B transaction to hopefully close in 1H19.  During the call, CEOs John Legere and Marcelo Claure talked up the consumer benefits of a combined company and that with...
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Here's How AT&T's Enhanced Unlimited Plans Are Competitive
Well, it's the first quarter and carrier(s) historically have restructured its rate plans in order to remain competitive or gain the upper hand.  Restructuring is different than running short term promotions to goose up the quarter's number. T-Mobile and Sp...
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2017 Prepaid Roundup - Winners and Losers
Yes, it's true. 2017 is two months behind us and the wireless industry is talking about the up and coming 5G.  While the US carrier sector focuses on the higher revenue and lower churn bearing postpaid segment, prepaid is often overlooked. Though prepaid ex...
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AT&T Prepaid - 4Q17, A Strong 2017
AT&T's reinvigorated prepaid group has been plugging away after the Leap Wireless (Cricket) acquisition and integration in 2014. Rather than keep the then AT&T Aio flanker brand, Cricket's name had better traction in the prepaid sector.  While AT&T is more ...
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Verizon Prepaid - 4Q17 (More Cowbell, er ARPA!)
Verizon's prepaid group is going through a roller coaster ride.   For many quarters, the company's prepaid group had been losing subscribers at an alarming rate. From 1Q15 to 2Q16, the losses totaled 758,000! A momentary hike of 83,000 net additions in 3Q16...
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AT&T Moves to Negate T-Mobile's Netflix Differentiation w/ open HBO
In its Un-carrier X, Netflix on Us , T-Mobile needled AT&T.  They cited  in their conference call that AT&T Unlimited Plus customers were the only ones who received HBO for free or one had to buy it throw the over the top DirecTV Now service.  This obviousl...
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T-Mobile Goes 5G, It's Expected Except with it's 600 MHz
The wireless path for all wireless carriers beyond LTE is 5G. Everyone in the industry knows this.  Conventionally, the spectrum associated with 5G talk has been in the millimeter wave (mmW) realm.  That's why Verizon purchased XO because they had 28 and 39...
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Bullet Point Analysis: The Implications for Verizon Unlimited
WHAT IS IT? After many years, Verizon has brought back an unlimited dataservice plan announced on Sunday, February 12, 2017 and available February 13.     Here are the monthly plan details: Single line - $80 for unlimited
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DIRECTVNOW PRESS LAUNCH - 11/28/16 + GROWTH
DIRECTV NOW represents a huge growth component for AT&T. While many people look at the details of price, number of channels, and UI/UX, all these will continually be refined as the company markets its existence. The key point here is that the foundation w...
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On the Road to 5G
I participated in a RCR Wireless Webinar on 5G - "Breaking Down the 5G Future" recently along with representatives from Sprint, Nokia, Qualcomm and National Instruments. 5G's is exciting, with a lot of pressures on the use cases and business models. Lots of...
On the Road to 5G
On the Road to 5G
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