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Can the Wireless Industry Change Its Mindset Before It’s Too Late?

We have a problem. We don't have enough wireless spectrum to satisfy America's rapidly growing appetite. That means we'll increasingly have problems connecting with our smartphones and tablets. This spectrum shortage means we must decide the best way to use what we do have. So now is the time to draw a line in the sand and do what we must do -- prepare to share spectrum. ...

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BlackBerry’s 15-Percent Solution

There is a simple answer to the BlackBerry problem: Rather than trying to become a new company and address a new market and compete with new competitors, it should focus on its bread and butter, the business and government communities that still use its products. If it does this, I believe its recovery will begin quickly. ...

Nokia’s Lumia 1020: All Pixeled Up but Nowhere to Go?

"The camera is one of the key features many users are looking for, so focusing on the camera is important to Nokia," said telecommunications analyst Jeff Kagan. It might not be enough to rebuild the company, however, without first rebuilding the brand, Kagan told TechNewsWorl...

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BlackBerry Q10 Is a Hit and a Miss

In recent months I have been asked many times whether the brand new BlackBerry 10 operating system and new handsets like the Z10 and Q10 are hits or misses. The answer is simple: It depends. It's a matter of what you want and expect. The new BlackBerry handsets do satisfy a segment of the user base, while they leave others disappointed -- but there's a solution for that. ...

Firefox OS: Will Mozilla’s Secret Sauce Be Enough?

"Yes they can," wireless analyst Jeff Kagan told LinuxInsider. "The next few years is a great opportunity for them. Let's see if they can make it happen." Mozilla's best chance at success may well hinge on sales to first-time buyers of smartphones who have not yet cultivated a...

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A Search Service That Learns What You Want

Vu Digital is a new search tool for the Internet that helps you locate content. This very interesting startup, which launched just over a month ago, does not replace traditional search engines like Google, Bing or Yahoo. It goes beyond them. You will still use traditional search engines, but Vu finds, organizes and delivers content users are looking for seamlessly. It seems to fill a need -- and oh yeah, it's free.

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Is Verizon’s Uncomfortable Silence Savvy PR?

Verizon is on the hot seat. It is at the center of the story about releasing customer information to the U.S. National Security Agency. ...

X2 Marks the Spot for Comcast’s Cloud TV Initiative

Cord cutters are having a positive influence on the cable industry, added analyst Jeff Kagan "The industry has to innovate if it expects consumers to want it," he told the E-Commerce Times....

Sprint Leans Toward Sweeter Softbank Offer

The outcome is now in the shareholders hands, as a thumbs up from the FCC seems very likely, said technology industry analyst Jeff Kagan "The merger will likely be approved since Sprint is not a big enough a competitor today to muck up the competitive playing field," he told ...

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The Race for 3rd Place in the Smartphone Space

We have been watching the big guys battle it out for the last few years. Apple's iOS vs. Google's Android on the operating system side, and Apple's iPhone vs. Samsung's Galaxy on the handset side. However little attention has been paid to No. 3. Which company is No. 3? I'll be you don't even know. Yet No. 3 could transform the industry over the next few years...

Windows Phone, iOS Outpace Android

Still, "don't be fooled into thinking this is a long-term and sustainable lead," industry analyst Jeff Kagan told the E-Commerce Times. "We are still in the very early innings of a long smartphone game. "Early leaders are not guaranteed to hang onto the lead," he added. "It's...

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Lenovo’s Shot at the Smartphone Market

It appears Lenovo is getting ready to bring smartphones to the U.S. market. After acquiring the IBM Thinkpad line of computers, this company has gone from virtually unknown in the United States to one of the heavy hitters. Now Lenovo is entering the smartphone business. Will it be successful? ...

Google Offers a New Bag of Gmail Sorting Tricks

Gmail has been one of Google's most successful services as it expanded past its core search business, and it's important that the company recognize it needs to keep that feature refreshed if it wants to maintain its email customers going forward, said tech analyst Jeff Kagan "...

Samsung Lights a Match for New Innovation Trail

"This is the traditional story of working hard for years to get betterand better, and then suddenly the marketplace realizes, hey, this isgreat. Then from thattime on, it seems like a sudden rise to fame," said telecommunications analyst Jeff Kagan. The technology has notimpr...

Facebook Scrubs European Launch of Home, HTC First

Unfortunately, Facebook is not in a position right now to squander time, Jeff Kagan, an independent telecom analyst told the E-Commerce Times. Facebook was already late to the mobile party, and to see its first serious efforts in this space flounder cannot be easy, Kagan said...

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When Customers Get the Shaft, Companies Are the Biggest Losers

Do you ever wonder why some companies flourish and grow while others struggle? Why you love doing business with some but not others? It all has to do with how they interact with customers. Customer care is crucial for long-term success. ...

Clearwire Board Gives Nod to Sweeter Sprint Bid

"Sprint's path to acquire Clearwire makes sense because it would strengthen Sprint," Jeff Kagan, tech analyst and consultant, told the E-Commerce Times. "It would give them more spectrum and make them more valuable to SoftBank. SoftBank would pay more for a Sprint Clearwire than just for a Sprint."

Jolla Floats 1st Sailfish Smartphone

"It sounds like the Barbie or G.I. Joe doll of the wireless world," said telecommunications analyst Jeff Kagan. "Change the back and change the features and colors. Interesting. Will the customer understand the need? That's the challenge -- educating the marketplace on what m...

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Connecting With Key Influencers in the Industry Analyst Community

If presenting to the technology industry analyst community is so important, why do most companies do such a poor job? ...

VMware, Verizon Split Mobile Personalities

"Android is great in the consumer side of the marketplace; however business thinks it is still weak on security. This is a move to strengthen Android security on the business side," said telecommunications analyst Jeff Kagan. The benefits to businesses could extend beyond se...

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