The Landline is Dead. Long Live the Landline

The Landline is Dead. Long Live the Landline In an era where rapid technological evolution seems to render yesterday’s innovations obsolete, the humble landline has surprisingly held its ground despite the pervasive rise of mobile communications. However, recent developments suggest that this stalwart of telecommunication is undergoing a significant transformation, signaling both an end and … Read more

Another use case for how AI is changing our world, and one that seems really practical, has come to light. Google Photos has introduced a feature called Best Take that helps improve group photos. After taking a series of pictures, users can select the Best Take feature in Google Photos, which automatically creates the best … Read more

The Remote Work Paradox: Bosses Push for Office Return Despite Preferring Remote Work Themselves

In a recent twist in the remote work saga, it’s become evident that bosses prefer working remotely more than their employees. This counterintuitive trend underlines a growing paradox in the corporate world. Despite their personal preferences for remote work, many leaders are still pushing for a return to traditional office environments. As someone who’s been … Read more

Navigating the Future of Telecommunications: A Deep Dive into IT Expo 2024’s Most Anticipated Panels

At IT Expo 2024, which will be held again in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, starting Tuesday, February 13th,  I’ll moderate five panels exploring cutting-edge IT and telecom topics, from generational IT strategies to the Metaverse’s impact on telcos. These sessions aim to bridge knowledge gaps, inspire innovation, and provide strategic insights for attendees to shape the … Read more

The VoIP Hardware Business Has The Pulver Order to Thank

The Pulver Order of 2004 significantly influenced the SIP phone industry, catalyzing growth and innovation among key players like Snom, Poly, Grandstream, Yealink, and Logitech. The industry’s expansion was demonstrated through increasing revenues and diversified product ranges, highlighting the order’s impact on creating a conducive environment for VoIP technologies to thrive. Since the FCC’s historic … Read more

The Pulver Order: A Game Changer in Telecom – The Andy Analysis

In 2004, when the FCC dropped the Pulver Order bombshell, it wasn’t just a regulatory shift; it was a seismic wave that redefined the telecom battleground. This wasn’t just about legal jargon; it was a green light for a telecom renaissance, where VoIP wasn’t just a tool but a weapon for industry titans. In reality, … Read more

Why The Pulver Order Is Important

In the ever-evolving landscape of telecommunications, few regulatory decisions have had as profound an impact as the Pulver Order. This landmark 2004 FCC ruling, named after Jeff Pulver, a pioneer in Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) services, set a precedent that has been instrumental in shaping the future of digital communication. It’s considered a pivotal … Read more

Celebrating Two Decades of Telecommunications Evolution: The 20th Anniversary of the Pulver Order

A Look Back and Ahead at the National Press Club, Washington D.C. On February 12, 2024, the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., will host a milestone event marking the 20th anniversary of a decision that transformed the telecommunications landscape: the Pulver Order. This seminal moment, which occurred two decades ago, represented a major leap … Read more