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Carriers Making Friends in Low Places

From the very start of the wireless service industry, the carriers sought to build tall towers to broad cast their analog radio signals as far as possible.  With few if any users, the carrier sought to cover their licensed areas with as few towers as possible.  Carriers even gave their landlords free phones and service as part of their rent payments. As the 2G digital technologies like CDMA and GSM along with the first smart phones and…

Spectrum of Solutions for Network Exhaust

The wireless industry is clamoring for more spectrum.  AT&T (NYSE:T) even cites limited spectrum availability in its justification for purchasing T-Mobile.  Even current plans by the FCC to re-auction 700MHz spectrum that either was not purchased or is in default are not satisfying the spectrum hawks. Yet adding more spectrum for wireless telecommunications is only one of many solutions to network capacity problems.  Furthermore, it is probably not the most efficient. The typical case for having…

The Genius of the Gerson Lehrman Group

A few of you have asked me about the new GLG Scholar badge on the SellTower website.  What better way to answer than to use my blog to tell you about the Gerson Lehrman Group (GLG). The GLG business model is to provide an online forum to connect those with needs for specific information or technical understanding with the experts in the industry in question.  The largest group of GLG customers are investors such as venture capitalists, asset…