Video’s for IP Possibilities e-Publication

January 28, 2009
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Video’s for IP Possibilities e-Publication

ViodiTV Video’s for IP Possibilities e-Publication 2009 Viodi LLC. is teaming with IP Possibilities to provide sponsor highlights, and interview video’s for distribution in daily e-Publication’s during IP-Possibilities. Viodi will be… (1) promoting the sponsors prior to conference in Viodi View; (2) providing video’s for publication during the conference; and (3) posting the video’s on…

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Will the U.S. Stimulus Package Boost Broadband Buildouts?

January 27, 2009
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Not everyone thinks so.  Here are a few extracts of recently published on-line articles: Obama’s Broadband Plan Disappoints Telecommunications Companies The current House version of the $825 billion stimulus package sets aside just $6 billion for broadband deployment, about a third of the amount that some Democratic lawmakers had wanted. In addition, the money comes…

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Google (and Intel) write down Clearwire investment; Google optimistic about Android platform

January 25, 2009
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Google’s fourth quarter results were hurt by write downs related to investments in AOL and Clearwire. The Internet search leader also said it remained confident about the progress of its Android platform for mobile handsets. Google reported a net income of $382 million, down 68 percent from the $1.21 billion in the year-ago period, but…

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Motorola, Alcatel-Lucent, Alvarion, and Huawei named top Mobile WiMAX vendors

January 23, 2009
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Infonetics Research recently surveyed carriers to determine the "top vendors" in the mobile WiMAX equipment market. The carriers chose Motorola, Alcatel-Lucent, Alvarion, and Huawei as the top four vendors. Nine additional vendors received votes for top WiMAX equipment vendor from a smaller number of carriers surveyed. The Infonetics report: Perception Is Everything: WiMAX Vendor Leadership…

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Viodi View – 01/23/09

January 23, 2009
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Viodi View – 01/23/09

Something is different this third week in January. No, I am not talking about the historic inauguration of the first U.S. President born in the 1960s, but I am referring to missing this week’s OPASTCO’s Winter Convention. Unfortunately, we did not get our act together and, consequently, did not produce ViodiTV at this OPASTCO Convention.…

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Where are the WiMAX MIDs?

January 21, 2009
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Did you notice the absence of any major WiMAX device announcements at CES? With all the talk by Sprint and Clearwire about mobile WiMAX at the show, we were expecting a raft of WiMAX capable Mobile Internet Devices (MIDs) to be announced at CES. We were disappointed. After conversing with attendees and scouring the web,…

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Viodi View – 1/7/09 Issue

January 7, 2009
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Viodi View – 1/7/09 Issue

As we enter the last year of the first decade of the third millennium, it seems like it was just yesterday that we were at the dawn of Y2K. Then we had the big tech meltdown, along with what was the biggest tax cut in history. Here we are again with the start of another…

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And the Independent Telcos Suggest Stimulus

January 6, 2009
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Further reinforcing the idea that a broadband stimulus may be happening sooner rather than later and that it will involve rural telcos, OPASTCO released a letter written to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid outlining their proposal in a white paper. This white paper, authored by the Digital Policy Institute, an…

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Will Cisco Succeed in the Consumer Electronics Business?

January 1, 2009
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Update: See comment below on Cisco entering the Compute Server Business. Cisco is thought of as a successful network equipment vendor selling switches and routers to enterprise customers and service providers.   The company also sells (Linksys) WiFi routers and (Scientific Atlanta) set top boxes for use within homes.  Sensing a new opportunity, the company now wants to make significant inroads in the…

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