Sponsors

HD Voice News

Verizon ditches Hub – but was it doomed from the start?

Tweet

This week, word came out that Verizon is pulling the plug on its Hub media phone and VoIP service — all the more ironic given a report out this week saying media phones will be big business in the future. In retrospect, Verizon’s Hub product was doomed from its launch for three reasons.

1)  [...]

Sprint offers 99 cent netbook at Best Buy

Tweet

Best Buy is offering Sprint bundle deal offering a netbook for 99 cents (yes, under a dollar) with a two year contract commitment. Dan Hesse, are you crazy, or crazy like a fox?

I was a little shocked when I first saw the Best Buy Sunday ad flier — I thought that there had [...]

DT decides to allow Skype – for a price

Tweet

Deutsche Telekom (DT) has said it won’t ban VoIP on its mobile networks in Germany, but customers will have to pay extra for the service.   Can’t wait to see this get taking to the EU.

DT T-Mobile customers in Germany will shell out a surcharge starting at 9.95 euros per month to use VoIP [...]

AT&T outlines 3G upgrades, LTE path

Tweet

On Wednesday, AT&T announced how it plans to upgrade its 3G network to deliver faster speeds, including LTE trials in 2010 and deployments starting in 2011.

HSPA (High Speed Packet Access) 7.2 technology is the central part of today’s upgrade announcement, and will give a speed boost to AT&T’s favorite child, the iPhone.  In [...]

Making sense of Verizon Wireless's 3G netbook bundle

Tweet

Verizon Wireless is rolling out its 3G netbook bundle, but does it make financial sense? On Sunday, you will be able to purchase an HP Mini 1151NR Netbook for only $199.99 after a $50 dollar mail-in rebate in combination with a two year Verizon Wireless service agreement.

A Verizon two year data plan will [...]