The Sunday Brief

Connecting technology, telecommunications, and the internet

More Than A Feeling

This is not a Sunday Brief, but is a Sunday post.  I was talking to a friend and analyst colleague about the fact that I felt different about the recovery now that I lived in Texas.  I described it in the same manner as I had from 1989-1992 living in Charlotte and...

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comScore Video Rankings Feb 2013

This is a good data source for anyone looking for addressable market in video. 85% of total unique visitors hit YouTube (or another Google site). However, it's only 34% of the total videos viewed.

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The Sunday Brief: Latency is the New Differentiator

 Greetings from Dallas and Austin, where there’s a burger bar called Hopdoddy’s that’s a “must eat” location.  I had the opportunity to catch up and talk tech there with Mark Dewey (nicknamed Yedi by his Darden classmates, as he has been AWOL from tech since starting...

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Understanding T-Mobile’s Earnings

Seven percent branded prepaid monthly churn. That’s an eye-popping figure. As many of you who come from the prepaid wireless (or even stand-alone long distance) industry know, there is a point where customers are mistakenly mislabeled – they should be called “visitors.” They have reached that point for T-Mobile in the branded prepaid space. 80%+ annualized churn for the last half of 2012 is abysmal, regardless of the reasons T-Mobile cited (older base, higher competition). This is not only Un-Carrier, this is Un-Sustainable and will soon be Un-Profitable.

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