Monday, March 19, 2012

Is Apple becoming a slave to the financial market?

Apple just announced that they would initiate dividend payments as well as a share re-purchase program. Is this the first step away from Steve Jobs vision and towards the inevitable toil towards the quarterly report experienced by all other companies?

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Optimal spectrum use for whom? Certainly not the consumer.

In an opinion piece in Fierce Wireless the other day, Anna-Maria Kovacs argued for “ and fully competitive auctions that maximize proceeds and make spectrum available to any wireless carrier...”.

To sell her message of how important it is to allow AT&T and Verizon to further limit competition by amassing larger amounts of spectrum I think she uses a number of faulty assumptions.