Smartphones

Live from CTIA: Even Mickey is Talking About the AT&T – T-Mobile Deal

As late as last week, I was on record that my expectations for the spring CTIA show were ‘modest,’ due to the low probability of any big industry announcements. Well, CTIA began today, but thanks to the announcement of AT&T’s $39 billion acquisition of T-Mobile from Deutsche Telekom it looks like I’ll be eating those words. The AT&T-T-Mobile deal was clearly the talk of Orlando today, with everyone asking, what

Games People Play – Now From the Smartphone

Are you going to the CTIA show in San Francisco this week? If so, do you want to know more about how consumers are using their smartphones? If you would like to set up a meeting with Compete during the show, please email Danielle Nohe at dnohe@compete.com or find me on LinkedIn Games People Play – Now From the Smartphone King me…Goal…Come on Down! Games come in all shapes and

HTC = High Traffic Counts?

The announcement this week that Android is now the leading smartphone OS in the US, surpassing both RIM and Apple, is a potential watershed moment in the wireless device market. When the first Android phone — the G1 — launched in 2008, the thought that Android would surpass RIM for smartphone supremacy seemed outlandish. There are a number of reasons for Android’s rapid ascent in 2010, but one of the

The Device That Goes Everywhere Helps Take You Anywhere

Compete will be at CTIA Wireless 2010 and is emceeing the Mobile Marketing & Advertising special session for agencies and brands to learn more about the burgeoning mobile channel on March 22nd. If you would like to set up a meeting with Compete during the show, please email Danielle Nohe at dnohe@compete.com. I’m in the middle of planning my next vacation — in May I will be venturing on a