Monthly Archives: November 2011

NSN – “We’re goin’ Mobile”

Last week, Nokia Siemens Networks announced a major restructuring of its business and a new strategy focusing on Mobile Broadband and Services.  These plans also include the layoff of nearly 25% of its workforce over the next 18 months as it … Continue reading

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FCC Broadband Data: 55% of Fixed Subscribers have speeds greater than 6 Mbps

The FCC quietly released its latest broadband subscriber report with details for year end 2010.   What is most compelling, but not surprising, is the fact that subscribers of fixed and mobile broadband were also equal with fixed at 84.5 million and … Continue reading

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Verizon Releases its Consumer Technology Trends for 2012

Verizon issued its Top 9 Consumer Technology Trends for 2012.  For your convenience, I have pasted them below with a few additional comments: #1: Life Without Borders – Technology is allowing the lines between the different aspects of consumers’ lives … Continue reading

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North America Pay TV Sees Positive Growth in 3Q11 – thanks to DIRECTV, AT&T and VZ

Despite the continuing threat of cord-cutting, demand for pay TV services from North American operators rebounded during 3Q11 to see positive net additions of over 250,000.  Cable MSOs continued to take the big hits, losing over 400K, while Telco IPTV … Continue reading

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Demand for North America Broadband Flat in 3Q11

It’s both good news and bad news:  demand for broadband in North America was flat during 3Q11, growing 1% to reach 98.5M, with net additions nearing 1 million.  However, net additions are down almost 25% from the same period last … Continue reading

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