Saving the Internet from its Friends

I’m going to Australia in April to give a keynote on the innovation potential of Next Generation Networks for the Australian Telecom Users Group. As you probably know, Australia has…

January 31, 2011 2

It’s Good to be Netflix

This isn’t really the best use of public relations I’ve seen lately, but it’s an interesting example of changing the subject. Netflix announced quarterly earnings yesterday, and the story is…

January 27, 2011 8

Video Over the Internet at SOTN

Tech Daily Dose’s Juliana Gruenwald has a story on the video panel at State of the Net: One of the biggest concerns raised about the $30 billion merger related to…

January 25, 2011 0

Apple’s Secret Sauce

Why is Apple able to create totally new platforms for computing and networking year after year while other high tech companies are more like one-trick ponies? Part of the answer…

January 23, 2011 0

Guess Who’s Blocking Skype?

Add the Firefox browser to the list of Skype blockers that has included at various times the iTunes store, the cellular networks, and a number of entire countries from China…

January 21, 2011 0

State of the Net 2011

The State of the Net conference just wrapped up in Washington, DC. This is a unique event that brings policy wonks and technologists to Washington in order to help Congress…

January 19, 2011 6

Internet in 2010 by the Numbers

What are 262 billion, 21.4 million, 202 million, 1.97 billion, 2 billion, and 4? According to Royal Pingdom’s breakdown they would be the: 262 billion: The number of spam emails…

January 13, 2011 1

Has the FCC Created a Stone Too Heavy for It to Lift?

After five years of bickering, the FCC passed an Open Internet Report & Order on a partisan 3-2 vote this week. The order is meant to guarantee that the Internet…

December 24, 2010 1

It Finally Happened

So the FCC has finally gone and passed a net neutrality rule after all these many years of talking about how best to approach the Internet. Here’s the press release…

December 21, 2010 3

CTIA Report by the Numbers

The newly-released CTIA report on mobile networks reveals some interesting data. Summing the revenue data, the report says that US carriers have invested $295B in capital equipment and billed $1.4T…

December 14, 2010 2