Monthly Archives: June 2011

Comcastic or comical? Service Activation Delay on Comcast

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Why in the world would a for profit company drag its feet to have your business and take your money? Sounds unexpected, right? Well, if you are the only name in town, then you can make your clients wait without shame. One of our clients had recently ordered a T1 service from a major cableco. […]

Cellular Infrastructure Investment will Skyrocket in the Coming Years

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The infrastructure investment in cell towers is expected to be $40B in 2011. I think this number will skyrocket in the coming years. After my latest post on LTE’s sketchy reception, I got thinking about femtocells, microcells and picocells. I think that these will become necessary as the service providers are planning to offer more […]

LTE: Great speed. Poor Reception.

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Overheard in the engineers’ offices: “LTE is really fast. But only when it wants to work. Usually the reception is poor and doesn’t work at all. If i can get it connected, though, it is really fast.” This is confirmed by Brad Molen on Unwired View, who writes: “…the LTE works great — when it […]