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Apple’s Carrier Relationships and the new iPhone Upgrade Program

Prologue Long, long ago, or atleast what feels like an eternity today, Apple, the maker of the colorful iMacs and the recently successful iPods, decided to make a phone. They went to the biggest player in town, Verizon, which politely declined to carry it. They struck a exclusive deal with AT&T instead that would prove […]

Google’s Fi wireless service- Opportunities and Challenges

As expected, Google announced its wireless service, Project Fi on the 22nd of April. Details about the program as just filtering in but this is a high level take on what it means to the mobile operator ecosystem/model and implications for handset and wireless device makers. This is a pretty exciting development that could have […]

Apple’s carrier subsidy situation

iDevices are everywhere. None more so than the iPhone. Apple is making gobs of money selling them as fast as they are making them. It is by far the most popular single device in the last decade or so outclassing another Apple product, the iPod. Wherever I go, I have almost always spotted iPhones in […]

The Life and Times of Google Nexus One

The Life and times of Google Nexus One