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Jeff Kagan is an independent wireless, telecom and technology industry analyst, speaker, consultant and bestselling author. He shares his colorful perspective on technologies and companies that are transforming the industry. Check out his website at www.jeffkagan.com.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Jeff Kagan and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

CES 2019 was all about wireless and 5G

How Microsoft lost the wireless smartphone wars

How Microsoft lost the wireless smartphone wars

Microsoft is a powerful company. It is a leader with Windows OS and software like Office. Yet over the past decade, it has tried and failed in the wireless and smartphone markets. Why is such a successful company also such a failure?

CES 2019 should change name to CES 5G 2019

CES 2019 should change name to CES 5G 2019

After many pre-briefings before the upcoming CES 2019 show, I have come to a conclusion. The show should change its name to CES 5G 2019. The reason is simple. Wireless is playing an increasingly important role in the future of...

AT&T first to offer mobile 5G services in USA

AT&T first to offer mobile 5G services in USA

Congratulations to AT&T on launching the first mobile 5G service in the United States on December 21, 2018. The race to mobile 5G has now begun. What does that mean to the wireless industry? Let’s take a look at what can we expect...

What 5G wireless will look like in 2019

What 5G wireless will look like in 2019

Let’s take a closer look at how 5G will transform not only the wireless industry, but every other company in every other industry as well. And how wireless will continue to change our lives, the way we live and the way we do business. ...

Project Fi changes name to Google Fi, but is it growing?

Project Fi changes name to Google Fi, but is it growing?

Google is changing the name of their MVNO wireless service from Project Fi to Google Fi. What does this mean to Google...and to the wireless marketplace?

AT&T, Verizon, mobile 5G and what’s coming next in wireless

AT&T, Verizon, mobile 5G and what’s coming next in wireless

5G is coming on strong. Let’s take a look at what AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, Sprint, Xfinity Mobile, Spectrum Mobile, Altice Mobile, Apple with the iPhone and Google with their Android and others are doing. Let’s take a look at what 5G...

T-Mobile Sprint merger will be approved with conditions

T-Mobile Sprint merger will be approved with conditions

Reading the tea leaves so far, I predict the T-Mobile and Sprint merger will be approved but may have several conditions. Let’s take a look at why this merger must happen for both companies to remain competitive in the coming world of...

At CES 2019, 5G wireless plays an increasing role

At CES 2019, 5G wireless plays an increasing role

CES 2019 is coming in January, and increasingly we see wireless playing a more important and larger role at the show and in the marketplace, year after year. This year, 5G takes this to the next level. Let’s take a look at what I...

AT&T Mobility now offers Emblem Solutions private label smartphones

AT&T Mobility now offers Emblem Solutions private label smartphones

AT&T Mobility is now carrying a private label smartphone by Emblem Solutions. These are lower cost, smartphones, feature phones and tablets exclusively for their consumers and business customers.

AT&T leads 5G race with Millimeter Wave mobile browsing

AT&T leads 5G race with Millimeter Wave mobile browsing

5G wireless milestone has been reached last week by AT&T with their successful Millimeter Wave mobile browsing test. Their 5G services are now ready to roll out. That means we can expect them in the marketplace with their fast 5G...

Share your ideas for battling wireless telemarketing scam calls

Share your ideas for battling wireless telemarketing scam calls

Share your ideas for battling the escalating threat of wireless telemarketing calls, which are growing rapidly. An interesting new study shows that by next year, half of all calls on our wireless phones will be from telemarketers.

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