Listening to Jamiroquai the other day reminded me of living in Japan in the 1990s. Jamiroquai was a Sony artist, used to promote Sony mini-discs, which recorded in Sony’s atrac music format. At the time I didn’t consciously think of this as a form of vertical integration or ecosystems, which, of course, it was. In […]
Rich McGinn, then CEO of Lucent, came to Haas in 1999. I remember asking him when the celestial jukebox would be possible – when one would be able to drive across America, always connected to music, and infinite music at that. McGinn was in a good position to answer that question as CEO of one […]
Jon will be moderating a rapid-fire demo panel session at the Silicon Valley Telecom Council’s Deep Dive: Spectrum Management on March 12 at AT&T’s Milpitas Conference Center.
This is the first of a series of posts on what’s changed in the US wireless market since the launch of the iPhone in June 2007.Â This first post looks at wireless carrier consolidation. We backtrack past 2007, all the way back to the halcyon, Nokia candy bar-characterized days of 2003. All estimates of total […]