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iPhone Only Reason Smartphone Segment Is Growing

Sales of the iPhone have been close to meteoric in some markets, a fact that is bolstering overall numbers for the smartphone market in the face of sluggish performances from the iPhone’s competitors. In fact, if the iPhone didn’t exist, the smartphone market would be in decline. That’s according to a new report from Needham […]

TIA Forecasts Sustainable Growth in Telecom Through 2011

The communications market is generally in good shape and, despite the shaky U.S. economy, should continue to see stainable growth both domestically and abroad through 2011. Thats the word from TIA and Wilkofsky Gruen Associates, which on Friday highlighted the results of their 2008 Telecommunications Market Review and Forecast, which looks at both carrier and […]

Infonetics Research Report Indicates Zhone Takes Lead for MSAP Shipments in America

According to an Infonetics Research report, Zhone Technologies Inc. (Booth 408), a global provider of advanced communications equipment, has taken a lead in second-quarter port shipments in the MSAP category in both North America and Central and Latin America (CALA) regions. Results showed Zhone leading in DSL port shipments by more than 100 percent over […]

FTC Issues Net Neutrality Report

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on Wednesday released several guiding principles for policy makers to follow when considering whether to institute net neutrality regulations. The usual suspects issued statements praising the Broadband Connectivity Competition Policy study, which recommended a hands-off approach to governing the Internet. The FTCs Internet Access Task Force said some broadband providers […]

Report: Broadband, Entertainment Fuel Market

Driven by demand for broadband, the U.S. telecommunications market grew at its fastest rate since 2000 last year, according to a report released Thursday by TIA. And entertainment applications on both broadband and wireless networks are expected to help the market sustain growth, even if its not at the double-digit clip the industry has experienced […]

Whatever Happened to …

CONSOLIDATION IN THE COMPETITIVE market is nothing new as illustrated by this list of transactions compiled by New Paradigm Research Inc. with some additions from PHONE+ editors. According to this data, early 100 deals among competitive providers have taken place since 1997. If that isnt interesting enough on its face, then a gander at these […]

InfoHighway CEO: CLEC Industry Needs to Wake Up And Grow Up

InfoHighways Raul Martynek Eureka Networks and InfoHighway Communications Corp. merged last year to create one of the largest CLECs in the Northeast with annual sales of more than $100 million. The combined company now serves approximately 14,000 SMBs in 14 Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic states with traditional and next-generation telecom services. In August 2006, on the […]

Super Tier 2 Carriers Emerge

IN THE YEARS SINCE the telecom bust, competitive carriers have struggled to pull themselves together, refining their business plans and appeasing creditors. The survivors, who number in the tens down from hundreds, are now engaged in different pursuit one for scale, reach and density. While this is a sure sign of a maturing industry, the […]

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