Yearly Archives: 2016

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My Telecom and IT Wish List for the Trump Administration

2017-01-21T12:31:49+00:00 November 28th, 2016|Categories: Analyst Perspective|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

J. Gerry Purdy, Ph.D. Principal Analyst, Mobile and Wireless Gerry.Purdy@aotmp.com | LinkedIn My Telecom and IT Wish List for the Trump Administration As Trump is getting ready to take his place in the White House as the next U.S. President, a timely topic lies at the intersect of where the world of [...]

PrivacyStar Intelligent Mobile Call Management

2017-01-21T12:31:49+00:00 November 21st, 2016|Categories: Analyst Perspective, Mobility|Tags: , , , , , , , |

J. Gerry Purdy, Ph.D. Principal Analyst, Mobile and Wireless Gerry.Purdy@aotmp.com | LinkedIn PrivacyStar Intelligent Mobile Call Management Apps that eliminate unwanted calls are evolving to become an embedded service in the wireless operator’s network so that all subscribers can benefit from intelligent call management. PrivacyStar can recognize numbers used by telemarketers, debt [...]

Asignet Earns AOTMP Efficiency First Vendor Solution Certification

2017-01-21T12:31:50+00:00 November 15th, 2016|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Asignet Earns Efficiency First® Vendor Solution Certification Organization commits to best-in-class service by aligning technical, financial, and operational performance principles to Efficiency First® Framework INDIANAPOLIS, NOVEMBER 16, 2016 — New Jersey-based telecom expense management company, Asignet, was recently awarded AOTMP Efficiency First® Vendor Solution Certification. This esteemed certification demonstrates Asignet’s commitment to demonstrating best-in-class service and [...]

GSMA Mobility Live Conference Recap

2017-01-21T12:31:50+00:00 November 14th, 2016|Categories: Analyst Perspective|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

J. Gerry Purdy, Ph.D. Principal Analyst, Mobile and Wireless Gerry.Purdy@aotmp.com | LinkedIn GSMA Mobility Live Conference Recap A Brief History The GSMA is the largest producer of mobile and wireless-focused trade shows in the world. The GSMA Mobile World Congress is held each February in Barcelona, Spain and has over 175,000 participants [...]

LeEco Launches in North America

2017-01-21T12:31:50+00:00 November 7th, 2016|Categories: Analyst Perspective|Tags: , , , , |

J. Gerry Purdy, Ph.D. Principal Analyst, Mobile and Wireless Gerry.Purdy@aotmp.com | LinkedIn LeEco Launches in North America This Chinese Company is Making Smartphones, TVs, Bikes, VR Headsets and Electric Cars with a Common Platform (EUI) for Information Sharing Across All Their Devices Every once in a while, something happens in the tech [...]

AT&T Industry Analyst Summit: Global, Mobile, Wi-Fi and IoT

2017-01-21T12:31:50+00:00 October 27th, 2016|Categories: Analyst Perspective, Carriers|Tags: , , , , , , , |

J. Gerry Purdy, Ph.D. Principal Analyst, Mobile and Wireless Gerry.Purdy@aotmp.com | LinkedIn AT&T Industry Analyst Summit: Global, Mobile, Wi-Fi and IoT The Analyst Summit provides analysts with a summary of what AT&T is currently doing and a sneak peek at what the operator has planned for the coming year. With LTE fully [...]

Why AT&T’s Acquisition of Time Warner is So Important

2017-01-21T12:32:07+00:00 October 25th, 2016|Categories: Analyst Perspective, Market Alert|Tags: , , , , |

J. Gerry Purdy, Ph.D. Principal Analyst, Mobile and Wireless Gerry.Purdy@aotmp.com | LinkedIn Why AT&T’s Acquisition of Time Warner is So Important This is a vertical integration of content with distribution. It gives AT&T tremendous content to distribute through their DIRECTV Now and through mobile. Enterprises will see more ability to get access [...]

How Did Machine to Machine Migrate into Internet of Things

2017-01-21T12:32:08+00:00 October 24th, 2016|Categories: IoT, M2M|Tags: , , , , |

J. Gerry Purdy, Ph.D. Principal Analyst, Mobile and Wireless Gerry.Purdy@aotmp.com | LinkedIn How Did Machine to Machine Migrate into Internet of Things? (M2M to IoT) The simple answer is “the addition of people”. IoT now has a very broad swath covering many vertical markets as well as consumer-embedded. There’s an old adage in marketing [...]

Google Introduces Pixel Smartphones

2017-01-21T12:32:08+00:00 October 17th, 2016|Categories: Analyst Perspective, Cellular, Mobility|Tags: , , , , |

J. Gerry Purdy, Ph.D. Principal Analyst, Mobile and Wireless Gerry.Purdy@aotmp.com | LinkedIn Google Introduces Pixel Smartphones Google Lays Down an Apple-Like Strategy: Pixel Smartphones, Allo Voice Search and AI Assistant Platform… and Google Cloud for Enterprise Services Google has declared that the smartphone business is too important to leave to others. Its new [...]

BlackBerry Stops Making Devices: The Rise and Fall of a Mobile Empire

2017-01-21T12:32:08+00:00 October 10th, 2016|Categories: Analyst Perspective, Cellular, Mobility|Tags: , , , , , , |

J. Gerry Purdy, Ph.D. Principal Analyst, Mobile and Wireless Gerry.Purdy@aotmp.com | LinkedIn BlackBerry Stops Making Devices: The Rise and Fall of a Mobile Empire BlackBerry was caught off-guard by the introduction of the graphical user interface used by Apple in the iPhone in 2007. It took BlackBerry over six years to introduce [...]