IDG Contributor Network: Lawmakers investigate how AI in Apple, Google invade privacy

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3290378/mobile-wireless/lawmakers-investigate-how-ai-in-apple-google-invade-privacy.html#tk.rss_all We all carry smartphones. It’s become one of the most important things we grab along with our keys and wallet when we walk out of our home in the … Read more

IDG Contributor Network: Wireless competition should heat up second half of year

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3288608/wireless-carriers/wireless-competition-should-heat-up-second-half-of-year.html#tk.rss_all Wireless is one of the hottest and most competitive industries. However, during the first half of this year, it has not been as hot and in-your-face as usual. That’s … Read more

IDG Contributor Network: Should regulators approve T-Mobile and Sprint merger?

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3285983/wireless-carriers/should-regulators-approve-t-mobile-and-sprint-merger.html#tk.rss_all Something interesting happened when T-Mobile and Sprint filed their intention to merge with the FCC. They said a merger would strengthen them and let them compete head to head … Read more

IDG Contributor Network: Altice Mobile names Jean-Charles Nicolas Sr. VP. So, what’s next?

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3284072/mobile-wireless/altice-mobile-names-jean-charles-nicolas-sr-vp-so-whats-next.html#tk.rss_all Wireless has been growing and changing for decades. Now, the cable television companies are going wireless. First it was Comcast with Xfinity Mobile last year. Then Charter with Spectrum … Read more

IDG Contributor Network: How successful wireless companies create the next growth wave

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3280952/mobile-wireless/how-successful-wireless-companies-create-the-next-growth-wave.html#tk.rss_all Every successful wireless company rides several different growth waves. Wave after wave, time after time. Those who are not successful ride one growth wave up then down again. This … Read more

IDG Contributor Network: How new CEO Hans Vestberg will transform Verizon Wireless

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3280826/wireless-carriers/how-new-ceo-hans-vestberg-will-transform-verizon-wireless.html#tk.rss_all Over the last decade, Verizon Wireless has been a rapid growth engine. The iPhone and Android revolution gave them the chance to strengthen their competitive position and they saw … Read more

IDG Contributor Network: How AT&T Mobility, Verizon Wireless plans are similar and different

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3278544/cellular-networks/how-atandt-mobility-verizon-wireless-plans-are-similar-and-different.html#tk.rss_all AT&T Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson was a guest at the Recode 2018 Code Conference last week. He shared some very interesting comments on both the changing state of … Read more

IDG Contributor Network: If prices are cut, users are all in for T-Mobile, Sprint merger

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3276589/wireless-carriers/if-prices-are-cut-users-are-all-in-for-t-mobile-sprint-merger.html#tk.rss_all HarrisX says consumers would support the merger of T-Mobile US and Sprint if it does three things. If it results in lower pricing. If it boosts wireless coverage in … Read more

IDG Contributor Network: Charter Spectrum Mobile joining wonderful world of wireless

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3273411/wireless-carriers/charter-spectrum-mobile-joining-wonderful-world-of-wireless.html#tk.rss_all Competition in the wireless industry is growing and changing. Comcast, Charter and Altice are moving into wireless. Comcast launched one year ago. Charter Spectrum is getting ready to launch … Read more

IDG Contributor Network: Why Verizon is funding a wireless competitor, Visible

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3270941/wireless-carriers/why-verizon-is-funding-a-wireless-competitor-visible.html#tk.rss_all The wireless industry has grown and changed so much over the last few decades. In the last few years, major wireless brands AT&T Mobility, T-Mobile and Sprint have introduced … Read more

IDG Contributor Network: Will T-Mobile, Sprint merger cool red hot cellular war?

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3269781/wireless-carriers/will-t-mobile-sprint-merger-cool-red-hot-cellular-war.html#tk.rss_all There are many benefits and drawbacks with the T-Mobile and Sprint merger. Some say the benefits are to the combined company and its investors or owners. Others say the … Read more

IDG Contributor Network: AT&T announces FirstNet Network Core is coming online

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3267653/mobile-wireless/atandt-announces-firstnet-network-core-is-coming-online.html#tk.rss_all Last week AT&T announced the exclusive communications platform for public safety came to life with the nationwide launch of the FirstNet Dedicated Network Core. This network will let first … Read more

IDG Contributor Network: 5G Americas says 5G will drive autonomous car revolution

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3263822/mobile-wireless/5g-americas-says-5g-will-drive-autonomous-car-revolution.html#tk.rss_all Last week, 5G Americas, the wireless trade group, announced the publication of a new whitepaper that focuses on the role 5G will play in wireless vehicle-to-everything communications. The self-driving … Read more

IDG Contributor Network: Which wireless carrier is best for you?

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3262548/wireless-carriers/which-wireless-carrier-is-best-for-you.html#tk.rss_all After decades of growth, consolidation and advancement, todays wireless carriers are bigger and stronger than ever. Even so, some will give you much better experience. Finding the best one … Read more

IDG Contributor Network: The focus of Mobile World Congress 2018 is 5G, AI, IoT and beyond

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3260731/mobile-wireless/the-focus-of-mobile-world-congress-2018-is-5g-ai-iot-and-beyond.html#tk.rss_all Every time there is a big wireless, telecom or technology trade show, the big question I am always asked by the media as a telecom and wireless analyst, is … Read more

IDG Contributor Network: Who does JD Power say has best wireless purchase experience?

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3256213/mobile-wireless/who-does-jd-power-say-has-best-wireless-purchase-experience.html#tk.rss_all JD Power just released their 2018 wireless purchase experience study details, and there are two very interesting facts in these results that every buyer needs to know, yet no … Read more

IDG Contributor Network: 2018 CCA Mobile Carriers Show helps smaller wireless carriers compete

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3254176/wireless-carriers/2018-cca-mobile-carriers-show-helps-smaller-wireless-carriers-compete.html#tk.rss_all How do smaller wireless carriers compete and win against the powerhouses of the industry like AT&T Mobility, Verizon Wireless, T-Mobile and Sprint. Smaller competitors like US Cellular, Xfinity Mobile, … Read more

IDG Contributor Network: Amazon Go uses wireless to launch retail grocery store

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3253944/retail-it/amazon-go-uses-wireless-to-launch-retail-grocery-store.html#tk.rss_all Amazon Go finally launched after a year of trial and error. If successful, this will help them first transform the grocery business and eventually all of retail. They are … Read more

IDG Contributor Network: Federated Wireless offers solution to wireless data spectrum shortage

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3253107/cellular-networks/federated-wireless-offers-solution-to-wireless-data-spectrum-shortage.html#tk.rss_all As an industry, wireless simply does not have enough data spectrum. Now add to that the rapid growth of the industry and increased demand by users and you can … Read more