Jonathon Gordon

Jonathon Gordon

Jonathon has been lurking around the Telecoms and Internet space for the last 20 years. He is now a man on a mission – that being the reformation of the Industry Analyst business. He is working with his co-conspirators on transforming the Industry Analyst world forever as an Expert with EMI.

Telstra offers free mobile internet and the floodgates open

Telstra offers free mobile internet and the floodgates open

Written by on February 16, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

Telstra tried an experiment offering free mobile internet for 24 hours, following the recent outage and the demand proved that the true limit to mobile broadband appetite is the 24 hours in a day! Adam Smith first expounded the market forces of demand and supply in his publication of “An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes […]

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GSMA will showcase Innovation City at #MWC16

GSMA will showcase Innovation City at #MWC16

Written by on February 9, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

The GSMA Innovation City is returning to MWC. Now this is something you don’t want to miss! The onsite demonstrations will include industry, transport, health, home and retail. Michael O’Hara, Chief Marketing Officer of GSMA said, “whether it’s remotely monitoring our homes, pets or even livestock, keeping track of our fitness levels or providing real-time information […]

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Binge On is illegal says law professor

Binge On is illegal says law professor

Written by on February 2, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

A Stanford University law professor has argued that T-Mobile’s Binge On service, which allows users to stream content from a list of approved providers without eating into their monthly data allocation, is illegal because it violates net neutrality. The professor argues that the system set up by T-Mobile favors some content providers over others, violating […]

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Who spends most on lobbying?

Who spends most on lobbying?

Written by on January 28, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

Watchdog discloses reports on tech company’s spending on lobbying Consumer Watchdog, a nonpartisan nonprofit public interest group, monitors the spending on lobbying via disclosure reports of 16 tech and communications companies. Facebook, Apple and Amazon each set corporate records for the amount they each spent. Google spent $16.66 million on lobbying in 2015 compared with […]

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How to block the ad blocking fans

How to block the ad blocking fans

Written by on January 22, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

Ad Blocking company Adblock was blocked from attending ad industry talkfest! Adblock says it has been uninvited from an advertising industry conference. The online ad blocking creator was blocked from attending the Annual Leadership bash in California by the Interactive Advertising Bureau. If you think about it, it’s not that farfetched… Adblock is the bad […]

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Facebook accused of blocking advertisements – really?

Facebook accused of blocking advertisements – really?

Written by on January 15, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

In a turn of the tables, Indian Hike Messenger has accused Facebook of blocking some of its advertising.  Hike Messenger competes with the likes of Facebook’s own WhatsApp application/platform. It was reported that the folks at Hike initially thought there was a technical issue related to some of its ads on Facebook, particularly the ones […]

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Binge On breaks net neutrality rules – so?

Binge On breaks net neutrality rules – so?

Written by on January 8, 2016 in BillingViews, Guest Blog with 0 Comments

Reports are blaming T-Mobile for breaking Net Neutrality rules with its new video streaming service Binge On. Binge On offers T-Mobile subscribers the ability to stream or download unlimited amounts of low-resolution video from partners such as Netflix. Binge On is offered to all new T-Mobile customers in the US – giving them the chance to […]

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Net neutrality – feeding the lawyers

Net neutrality – feeding the lawyers

Written by on December 15, 2015 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

According to AT&T Senior VP Bob Quinn, it take quite a few lawyers to figure out Net Neutrality.  “Since the Open Internet Order came out we’ve had weekly calls with the business units and literally 15 lawyers who are all trying to figure out whether that stuff we’ve invested in… would be a violation of […]

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Ad blocking wars heat up

Ad blocking wars heat up

Written by on December 3, 2015 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

What some folks are referring to as the Adblockalypse (it took me a while to pronounce it too) is continuing to gain pace. The latest “extinction event” began with Apple’s inclusion of ad blocking tech in its iOS 9.0. The operators are now jumping on the bandwagon, with O2 UK leading the ad blocking charge. Speaking […]

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Citrix, Bytemobile and the trouble with video

Citrix, Bytemobile and the trouble with video

Written by on November 26, 2015 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

Citrix acquired ByteMobile in 2012 for over $400M. Citrix announced earlier this year that that would be selling the ailing ByteMobile. I guess not having found any buyers, than have now amended prognosis to “pulling the plug”. While Citrix itself is undergoing a wider restructure, the fact that no suitors came forward, is a telling tale. […]

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