A personal post about our household’s own recently ended cord-cutting experiment. *** The NY Times ran a piece on cable subscribers cutting the cord in favor of free, over-the-air HDTV as a way to save some money. At our house, we recently ended a similar experiment of 18 months, wherein we went from Comcast for […]
Nielsen’s announcement on August 2nd that (1) it estimated that smartphones had grabbed 25% of the US wireless market (if that includes prepaid, then about 70M subscribers); and (2) that Android had surpassed iOS in terms of new activations over the past 6 months was well-covered. Given that Android has been adopted by 5 US […]
Quick post with my Rosum hat on. Today Rosum announced (pdf link) the launch of its Alloy chip, which utilizes broadcast TV signals to provide precise frequency, timing and location information for mobile devices and femtocells. Alloy was developed in partnership with Siano Mobile Silicon, which provides Mobile Digital TV receiver chips, for handsets, laptops, […]
KDDI Research Institute published a report (Japanese-language) I provided on the recent Net Neutrality Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (FCC 09-121, In the Matter of Preserving the Open Internet).