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AT&T and Panasonic: connected car trial

AT&T and Panasonic have teamed up to test a connected car concept to Peachtree City Georgia. The two companies will work together to test consumer and commuter based features for connected cars including in-car entertainment and emergency services.

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Isis

Isis emerges, next year

I don’t know about you but to me, at a time when the NFC train is rolling fast and furious, this announcement seems like nothing. Salt Lake City? Mass transit but nothing for merchants? A flash based website with little to no content 6 months after launch? All very underwhelming.

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AT&T buys mediaFLO

AT&T paid Qualcomm $1.93B for MediaFLO to get their licenses for the 700MHz spectrum.

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Isis, Android and NFC

Its been heating up all Fall but several big announcements today point to the coming NFC enabled devices here in the US.  Bling Nation’s work around may have been novel but it is going to get steamrolled by the big guys. First up, Eric Schmidt announced that the next version of the Android OS, code […]

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AT&T and Sprint: mobile payment

AT&T and Sprint both announce new mobile payment solutions in the US. The mobile commerce/payment market is expected to be worth $633B by 2014, so its a huge opportunity anyway you look at it. However, when you add virtual goods into the mix and alternative “currencies” things really start to heat up.

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There’s a map for that

Didn’t take long for Verizon to capitalize on those maps:

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700MHz: Verizon vs. AT&T

Wondering what the future holds for the two largest holders of 700MHz spectrum?  Two graphics sum it up: (from Daily Wireless) Click here to see the video Verizon put out 2 months later: There’s a map for that.

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AT&T buys Aloha’s 700MHz

Tired of waiting for the auction, AT&T buys Aloha’s spectrum. From The Street: “AT&T got a jump on next year’s radio wave auction with a $2.5 billion bid for Aloha Partners’ 700-megahertz spectrum licenses. In the deal, AT&T would take ownership of former UHF channels 54 and 59, the so-called C block of wireless spectrum […]

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22 megahertz of “open access”

Well we were waiting all day for the news but it came over the wires around 6 last night. The FCC approved “open access” for part of the spectrum. Some say its kind of a win for Google but AT&T is keeping its own spin positive. From Reuters: “The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday […]

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700MHz Shootout: AT&T vs. Google

Things are still heating up in the 700MHZ wars. You probably had a hard time getting through the weekend wondering what AT&T would say about Schmidt’s letter. From Techcrunch: “CEO Eric Schmidt sent a letter to FCC Chairman Kevin Martin stating that they would commit to bid at least $4.6 billion in the auctions if […]

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