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Growing an Ecosystem

Global Crossings Jeff Callahan, NECs Pat Miller, MicroCorps Brad Miehl, Level 3s Craig Schlagbaum, and Sprints Steve RowleyPhoto by Stephanie Sumner It takes years for a seed to grow to a sapling and a sapling to a shade tree. Similarly, the idea of building an ecosystem for telecom management is one that Brad Miehl has […]

Ask Steve: Mobility Needs for SMBs

What Do SMBs Want? Ask Yankee Group analyst Steve Hilton. Send your questions to asksteve@yankeegroup.com. Please include your name, city, state and a phone number. Only first names and locations will be published. Picking up my children from school recently I noticed a girl in my daughters class talking on her mobile phone. When I […]

Wireless+: Parlez-Vous Opportunity

The plight of the overseas traveler starts with the plane ride seven hours of recycled air, leg room more fit for a five-year-old and bland movies on a tiny overhead screen. But it doesnt end there. When business travelers are away from home in another country, staying connected is a critical, ongoing but often thankless […]

Wireless+: The Demise of the Foleo

As far as data devices go, Palm Inc. has been in the business as long as anybody, and has built a loyal following of anti-BlackBerry users for its PalmPilots and Treo smartphones. So it was with some fanfare that the company announced the Foleo mobile companion, meant to be its entrée into the new world […]

Wireless+: The Shape of Things to Come

Think ULTRAMOBILE and most likely the picture that springs into ones head is the Intel Corp. prototype that wireless chief Sean Maloney has been showing off all year a small (very small) laptop with all the horsepower of its larger notebook cousins, but none of the weight. Sort of like the Nicole Richie of technology. […]

Disney Hangs Up on MVNO

On Dec. 31, Disney Mobile will officially turn back into a pumpkin. The kid-focused and parent-friendly MVNO, which runs on the Sprint Nextel network, announced last month it would be turning off service a scant 18 months after launch. The Walt Disney Co. is bowing out of another MVNO venture this time its property Disney […]

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