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My Obamacare Adventure

My Obamacare adventure started with the dreaded letter from my insurance company. Like millions of other families, my insurance policy is going to be canceled at the end of 2013. I was directed to the healthcare.gov exchange to select a new insurance policy. With great trepidation I logged on to the healthcare exchange website…well…I tried to log on to the healthcare exchange website. I encountered what millions of other Americans were finding – a website that…

Tower Crews Experience Unprecedented Demand

Just when the wireless industry breathed a collective sigh of relief as AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint finally kicked off their LTE projects, a new problem arose. There are too few tower crews and too many carriers needing their services. What had been a fair $15,000 installation project is now costing $22K up to $30K in some markets. Even companies willing to pay the higher rates cannot find crews available. What are the factors driving this low…

LightSquared’s Fall Part Two: Bring on the Lawyers

As predicted by SellTower, LightSquared has been forced to resort to legal maneuvers in its attempt to gain permission to deploy a LTE network.  It is interesting that the initial LightSquared legal justification is that the government gave LightSquared, its partners, and its vendors an unreasonable expectation of success thus inducing the investment of millions of dollars in a venture that the FCC ultimately disapproved.  While that certainly did happen, it would be more in the interest of the wireless…