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Author Archives: Mark Evans

XM in Canada

For the past week, I've been experimenting with a portable XM Satellite Radio unit during my 30-minute commute to work. The service lives up to all the hype with selection that makes you wonder about the future/viability of commercial radio, … Continue reading

Vonage Goes Wi-Fi

For all Vonage's marketing savvy, maybe it deserves some credit for pushing the IP envelope. At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) today in Las Vegas, it unveiled a portable Wi-Fi handset that will let users make calls anywhere there is … Continue reading

Carriers Keen on Wireless Data

The push by wireless carriers of their hot new devices during the holiday season points to a coming battle for the next major growth area: data services. These non-voice services, including e-mail, text-messaging, games, ringtones, Web surfing, photographs and video … Continue reading

VOIP Trends for 2005

PricewaterhouseCoopers has published an interesting list of key VOIP trends for 2005. Some of the most eye-catching issues are: – pricing: PWC doesn't believe the market has bottomed out yet and asks the obvious question “how low can they go?” … Continue reading

Seven Days and Counting for Nortel

For anyone who still has a passing interest in the financial troubles of Nortel Networks, we're only seven days away from the “real” story. Maybe – and that's a big maybe given Nortel's recent track record – we'll actually find … Continue reading

Wholesale VOIP

There has been so much written about the retail/consumer side of VOIP (Has Vonage received more fawning coverage than any start-up since the height of the dot-com days?) that some parts of the emerging market have literally been ignored. With … Continue reading