Posts Tagged ‘iPhone’

Video of March 2013 Broadband Breakfast Club: ‘Smart Cars, the Consumer Experience and Broadband’

Broadband TV, Broadband's Impact, Public Safety, social networking March 25th, 2013

WASHINGTON, March 26, 2013 – Today’s cars are getting smarter because drivers are bringing smart phones into their cars and because autonomous-driving systems are getting closer and closer to market availability. Indeed, the accelerating use of the smart phone has dramatically brought the issue of auto safety to the forefront, panelists attending the March Broadband Breakfast […]

Touchscreens, GPS and Tablets, From 20 Years Ago So Futuristic to Today So Routine

Broadband's Impact February 7th, 2013

WASHINGTON, February 6, 2013 – While combing the internet to wax nostalgic via old commercials from my childhood, I made my way through memories of nerf-guns and ninja turtles toys. Along the way I discovered an AT&T commercial from 1993 entitled “View of the Future.” The commercial features what were once wild-eyed and futuristic elements: […]

Square Technology Puts Chinatown Coffee Company Ahead of the Curve in Anticipating Customer Needs

Broadband's Impact, The Innovation Economy, Wireless January 30th, 2013

WASHINGTON, January 29, 2013 – For Max Brown, founding partner and owner of Washington’s Chinatown Coffee Company, small business owners need to embrace the benefits that technology brings. In the two years that Chinatown Coffee has used the app called “Square,” Brown has seen his credit card charge costs drop by about 50 percent. That […]

A Live Test of Wireless Download and Upload Speeds, and Latency, During Barack Obama’s Inauguration Ceremony

Broadband Data, Broadband's Impact, Congress, FCC, Wireless January 24th, 2013

WASHINGTON, January 24, 2013 – Whenever a large gathering commences, chances are that, in addition to cramped quarters and long lines, the influx will also mean a major increase in the number of cell phones, laptops and other Wi-Fi dependent devices. As when on January 21, 2013, President Barack Obama was sworn in for his […]

With Broadband as Driver for Today’s Consumer Electronics Technologies, Here’s the Top 10 Issues for 2013

Broadband and Democratization, Broadband's Impact, CES2013, Intellectual Property, International, The Innovation Economy, Wireless January 13th, 2013

WASHINGTON, January 13, 2013 – Starting the New Year off by attending the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas provides a wonderful lens with which to focus on the year ahead in technology. Today, broadband is the driver for almost all of today’s digital technologies. Of the hundreds of examples of digital technologies that I […]

AT&T’s ‘Mobile Share’ and Verizon’s ‘Share Everything’ Plan Open New Doors for Family iPhone Usage

Broadband Data, Wireless December 26th, 2012

SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS, December 26, 2012 – Many families would like to get an iPhone for their whole family, but the problem is the price. There are lots of families that have kids with iPods (which cost the same price as iPhones, excluding service plans) and lots of parents with phones. Many times, kids also have […]

RIM, RIP: How BlackBerry Lost its Way, and How iPhones and iPads are Tapping to Success

Broadband Data, Broadband's Impact, Expert Opinion, Media, The Innovation Economy, Wireless April 2nd, 2012

April 2, 2012 – I admit to being taken in yesterday by Google’s April Fools prank – Gmail Tap. This priceless video promises to bring Morse code back for the smart phone era. Gmail Tap hit a powerful nerve: how to make smart phones more useful for the things we do besides talking on them. […]

iPods, iPhones, iPads – and the Wired and Wireless Broadband Connections That Feed Them

Broadband and Democratization, Broadband's Impact, Expert Opinion, National Broadband Plan, Wireless January 12th, 2012

January 12, 2012 – The Broadband Economy has always been about three things: wired and wireless connections; the iPods, iPhones, and iPads that we got in our Christmas stockings; and the content that makes it fun and useful to “connect” your device to the internet. Some of us talk about the internet and broadband but […]

Sallet: Broadband Changes Traditional Value Chain

Broadband's Impact, The Innovation Economy May 11th, 2011

WASHINGTON May 11, 2011 – Former Director of the Office of Policy & Strategic Planning of the Department of Commerce under President Clinton, Jonathan Sallet, presented a new way to look at the traditional value chain with respect to broadband Tuesday at a congressional briefing presented by the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation.

Sallet presented the value chain not as a chain at all, but rather as a circle.

Georgetown, Columbia Programs Gather Experts To Discuss National Broadband Plan

Broadband Mapping, Broadband Stimulus, Broadband's Impact, FCC, Fiber, Mobile Broadband, National Broadband Plan, NTIA March 21st, 2011

WASHINGTON March 21, 2011 – The Columbia Institute for Tele-Information and Georgetown University’s Communication Culture and Technology Program gathered government officials and industry experts Friday to debate the federal government’s implementation of the National Broadband Plan.

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