“Carriers resist becoming “dumb pipes” because there’s no money in it. A pipe is a…”

October 27 Comments Off on “Carriers resist becoming “dumb pipes” because there’s no money in it. A pipe is a…” Category: Feed, Tumblr

Carriers resist becoming “dumb pipes” because there’s no money in it. A pipe is a faceless commodity, valued only by reliability and speed. In such a market, margins sink to zero or below zero, and it becomes a horrible business to be in.

“Dumb pipes” are exactly what users want. They want the carriers to provide fast, reliable, cheap mobile data connectivity. Then, they want to get their apps, services and social products from, you know, the Internet.

Why Google wants to replace Gmail.

Links 9-7-11: No more Arrington?, Krug on Bitcoin, Sextortion

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CNN Money is reporting that Michael Arrington, possibly in reaction to his call for TechCrunch’s editorial independence, has been fired from AOL

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