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(Short Term) Exclusive Phone Agreements Are NOT Anticompetitive

I’m breaking internet geek rules by making the statement above.  But hear me out and I’ll explain why I think Fred Wilson is wrong on some things but gets a few things right. To begin with, exclusive phone agreements are … Continue reading

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Everybody Hates AT&T

It is no secret that those in the online geek community have a large disdain for AT&T Wireless service. This has only grown with AT&T’s exclusive rights to the iPhone, probably the best thing to come to geeks since the very idea of a smartphone.

Being someone who is all three; a geek, iPhone owner, and AT&T Wireless subscriber, I have to ask: Why is there so much hate for AT&T. And I’m not really focusing on the whole iPhone 3GS pricing. I get the arguments there (both for and against). But I’m more focused on peoples hatred for AT&T Wireless’ service. Continue reading

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Open(?) Cell Networks in the United States

A week ago, Verizon announced that they will be instituting an “open” network that will allow a person to bring any device that’s CDMA compatible with any phone operating system onto that their network.  This week, AT&T is claiming that … Continue reading

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