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Nothing Changes a Telecom Deal Like a Merger or Acquisition

Jan 27, 2013 - Articles by

The forces of change are always at work as technology advances and markets fluctuate. But sudden and wrenching transformations are more commonly brought about by a “change event”–a merger, acquisition or divestiture (“M.A.D.”). In the third quarter of 2012, merger and acquisition activity in the U.S. was approximately $195 billion. When […]

Keeping Ahead of the Wireless Pricing Curve

Jan 22, 2013 - Articles by

The evolution of wireless services is proceeding as fast, if not faster, than any other area of IT services, and it is matched (if not exceeded) by the head-snapping speed at which the prices available to Enterprise buyers are changing. New kinds of rate plans, with the focus moving from […]

AT&T’s Creeping Costs

Dec 21, 2011 - Articles by

Telecom carriers raise rates to make more money. But how can they do that in a tough market in which they face competitive pressure to reduce rates? They imitate the airlines. This means keeping the nominal price down but getting more revenue through surcharges and miscellaneous fees. Basic airfares have […]

Why or Why Not WiFi?

Oct 5, 2011 - Articles by

Deploying wireless Internet access in a hotel is hardly a novel concept, but are you making the most of the technology? And are you aware of the potential pitfalls of deploying a wireless local area network (or “WLAN”) at your properties?  No longer just “nice to have,” wireless Internet is […]

iCloudy with a Chance of Sun

Jun 14, 2011 - Articles by

With the iCloud announcement, Apple joins the ranks of Google, Microsoft, Dropbox and others offering (or claiming to offer) some form of cloud computing services to consumers. While each service is unique, taken as a whole these offerings are redefining the way that we store, access, synchronize and share the […]

Faster & Cheaper

Jun 3, 2011 - Articles by

Exploding demand for guest Internet access is forcing hotel owners and managers to look for sources of faster, cheaper service. On that score, there’s both good news and bad news. CLICK HERE FOR ENTIRE ARTICLE.