The Spectrum Bunny is Working Hard

At the spectrum event in Washington today, NTIA made a very welcome announcement: Keeping with the “spectrum day” theme in Washington, National Telecommunications & Information Administration chief Lawrence Strickling said…

October 21, 2010 0

Voice and LTE

Back when LTE first got started, all IP networks were all the rage in the cellular industry. People envisioned that all voice services would be provided over the IP network….

September 22, 2010 2

Wi-Fi on Crutches

The FCC recently announced that this month (September 2010) it will address the next step in its plans for unlicensed use of the TV whitespace (the portions of the TV…

September 8, 2010 30

A Milestone in Publishing

This had to happen sometime, but I’m surprised it was so soon. Amazon Says E-Books Now Top Hardcover Sales – Monday was a day for the history books —…

August 26, 2010 0

Traffic Management and the Common Framework

We’ve been writing a lot about Internet traffic management here, and lo and behold the common framework for Internet regulation unveiled today by Google and Verizon deals with the subject…

August 9, 2010 0

Virtual Cocktail Party

I’m quoted a couple of times in Newsweek’s article “How Fast Will Your Internet Be in 2020?” Google’s initiative would offer a speed to everyone—one gigabit per second—that the FCC…

August 6, 2010 0

Linux Kernel Improvements

Code bloat is prominent in the dark side of software that’s successful over the long term; every application that we use becomes more feature-rich and in some sense larger and…

August 2, 2010 0

The Apple Antenna Story

What happens when real antenna engineers measure the performance of the iPhone 4’s antenna under different grip conditions? They find that it really needs a bumper: We can make several…

July 22, 2010 0

Mobile Data Traffic Management Options

Dean Bubley is one of the most interesting contrarian thinkers in the mobile space, and all of his work is worthy of consideration whether you agree with his conclusions or…

July 19, 2010 0