Telco Services

Prospering in the Video Business

The WTA Spring 2008 Meeting featured a upbeat panel on the distribution of video by independent telcos. Gerald Duffy of Blooston, Mordkofsky, Dickens, Duffy & Prendergast moderated a panel that provided both the big and detailed picture of the video business.  Ben Foster, VP of Sales and Marketing for Twin Valley Telephone, an early adopter of […]

Alan Weissberger Wireless

AT&T, Verizon Wireless Underwhelming Plans for 700MHz Spectrum

Last night, winners of the "beachfront property" FCC 700MHz auction were finally permitted to reveal their plans for using the spectrum obtained.  AT&T and Verizon won most of the licenses, spending a combined $16 billion.  As anticipated, the wireless giants aim to build faster wireless broadband networks capable of delivering high-speed data, voice, video and […]


Ma and Pa Networking

Long-time reader, Abe Chen reports progress on Avinta’s Project Phoenix home networking architecture. The promise of the Project Phoenix approach is to simplify home networking, such that the average consumer doesn’t need to be an IT expert to enjoy what Abe terms, "Ma and Pa Networking."   Although this technology is intended for consumer electronics equipment, it would help […]

Viodi View

Viodi View – 02/06/08 Issue

The Super Bowl, Super Tuesday and Mardi Gras are behind us. Lots of hype, excitement and, even some substance, associated with these events. With Mardi Gras, there is no substitution for being there. The super events, however, are better on television and even better when augmented with broadband. The intersection of broadband and television and the way these media […]

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