Telecom Industry in State of Change

The telecom industry is experiencing significant changes, from cloud transitions and remote work innovations to new leadership, regulatory shifts, and strategic partnerships. These developments are shaping the landscape of UCaaS, CPaaS, and CCaaS, offering both challenges and opportunities for telecom executives. Here are a few examples: EU’s New AI Law: The European Union has reached … Read more

AT&T’s Latest Announcement: A Blast from the Past or a Leap into the Future?

As someone who’s seen the telecom industry evolve, I can’t help but chuckle at AT&T’s latest move. It’s like watching a movie sequel that’s unsure if it wants to pay homage to the original or chart its own course. Let’s raise our glasses (or our old CallVantage ATAs) to AT&T’s timeless art of reinvention! You … Read more

The Andy Analysis: Comcast Docsis 4.0

Comcast’s Leap into DOCSIS 4.0 in Philadelphia: A Game-Changer for Connectivity Comcast’s rollout of DOCSIS 4.0 in Philadelphia is a pivotal development in broadband technology, offering multi-gigabit speeds and enhanced network efficiency. This move elevates Comcast’s position in the market and sets a new benchmark for broadband performance, potentially influencing the broader industry toward more … Read more

The eSIM Solution is Easy

During my global travels, I’ve navigated the challenge of staying locally connected for over 20 years. Since 1999, acquiring local SIM cards for my cell phones has always been both a game and a challenge, starting with a memorable purchase in France that included opening a French bank account, buying my first of two Nokia … Read more

Redundancy In Action: Staying Connected With Dual Devices

In today’s interconnected world, the importance of staying connected cannot be overstated, particularly for professionals whose work spans the globe. A prime example of strategic connectivity that i like to deploy is using a set of dual devices – specifically, the iPhone 15 Pro and the Google Pixel 7 Pro – on different mobile networks … Read more

The Future of Video Conferencing: Navigating the New Normal and Beyond

The pandemic has reshaped the way we work, communicate, and collaborate. As we transition into a post-pandemic era, the rise of remote work, hybrid workplaces, and the broader use of WiFi 6 and 5G technology are setting the stage for a new era in video conferencing. That makes these nearer term technology adoptees all poised … Read more

What’s Next for Wireless?

The wireless industry is constantly evolving. Every year, we see new technologies and trends emerge that have the potential to change the landscape of wireless forever. So, what's next for wireless? Here's what to watch: 1. eSIMs: Embedded SIM (eSIM) cards are the next generation of SIM cards. Unlike traditional SIM cards, which are physical … Read more

How Skype Fell to Zoom

WiredUK has a drill down on how Microsoft's SKYPE lost the video calling war to ZOOM. Long time media voice turned VC, and friend, Om Malik, is quoted heavily in the story, and Om's right.  While pointing to the rise of Microsoft Teams as a contributory factor due to Microsoft's internal decisions, both Wired and Om missed one of the key … Read more