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PacTech applauds Sen. Wyden’s leadership on ITFA renewal

By: Tom Gurr, Executive Director, PacTech I think we entered the Age of the Internet a long time ago. We live in the age of the Internet. It almost goes without saying that Internet is central to our daily lives. Connectivity is a seemingly seamless part of our existence. Today it would be hard to […]

May 15, 2015 in Articles, Blog, Broadband Revolution, Featured Story, Internet Tax Moratorium, Local Taxes & Regulations, Next Generation Networks, Opinions, Other Technologies, RFID, Rural Access, Smart Networks, Spectrum, Uncategorized, Wireless Explosion by

Wireless Explosion

Wireless technology has been on a steady rise for nearly two decades, but in the last few years we have seen a historic explosion in not only the availability and reliability of wireless technology, but in amazing advances in new technologies that operate wirelessly. For example, according to the 2006 CTIAWireless Industry Survey, cellular use has […]

August 5, 2009 in Blog, Spectrum, Wireless Explosion by

Wireless Technology Again Breaking New Ground

At Pittsburgh hockey games, fans dial up live video, replays from mobile phones>

June 18, 2009 in Blog, Spectrum, Wireless Explosion by

New technology at a lower price — the free market is working

Apple announces a new, faster iPhone substantially less expensive than the previous version. Apple unveils faster 3G iPhone

June 9, 2008 in Spectrum, Wireless Explosion by

Wireline Use in Decline

More and more of us are switching to wireless service everyday, further evidence that the wireless market is functioning pretty well and meeting the needs of consumers. 30% of us shun wireline service

May 14, 2008 in Spectrum, Wireless Explosion by

More Wireless Choices

T-Mobile brings 3G wireless to New York City

May 5, 2008 in Spectrum, Wireless Explosion by

It’s No Time to Regulate Wireless Telephony

Below is a link to a note worthy piece written by John Mayo, a Professor of Economics, Business and Public Policy in Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. Mr. Mayo’s piece is about the thriving nature of the wireless industry and why over-regulating it would be a huge mistake. Mr. Mayo uses some astounding statistics […]

February 15, 2008 in Spectrum, Wireless Explosion by

Web access in-flight

This Christian Science Monitor article published in the Seattle Times describes the pursuit of web access while in-flight. According to the article, Virgin Atlantic’s handsets already have a “www” button. Airlines racing to provide Wi-Fi in the sky

October 8, 2007 in Spectrum, Wireless Explosion by

Wifi Just A Dream

Even cities as supposedly tech-savvy as Seattle haven’t yet found a way to support citywide WIFI networks. Read the article.

August 9, 2007 in Spectrum, Wireless Explosion by

Wireless Over-Regulation

Another word of caution on over-regulation in a recent study performed in Washington. Customer satisfaction of wireless services is at an all time high – 93% of Americans are satisfied* and revenue per minute of wireless service is lower than nearly every developed countyr in the world. Only Hong Kong can claim a lower rate**. […]

July 10, 2007 in Spectrum, Wireless Explosion by

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