DroidForums.net is the original Verizon Android Forum! Registered Users do not see these ads. Please Register - It's Free!
Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: CTIA Day One End of Day Keynote From Last Night Part 1: Dan Mead of Verizon

  1. Editor in Chief
    dgstorm's Avatar
    Member #
    154790
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Posts
    6,331
    Liked
    2054 times
    Phone
    Enter Current Phone Model Here
    Premium Member
    #1

    CTIA Day One End of Day Keynote From Last Night Part 1: Dan Mead of Verizon


    Our first CTIA story for today is really the last story of yesterday. Last night at the end of the first day of CTIA, there was a keynote roundtable discussion from several different CEO "heavyweights" in the industry. We will be breaking it up into several different smaller articles featuring some highlights from each of the leaders. Our first feature is on Dan Mead, President and CEO of Verizon Wireless. Mead had a few interesting perspectives to share about how things are going for Big Red in the industry. Here's a bullet-point highlight of the most important stuff:
    • He made it clear that the spectrum crunch is a very real problem, and Verizon needs more spectrum. He elaborated by sharing that LTE is a data hog. Verizon expects that by 2015 data usage will be 25-50x greater!
    • To deal with this "crunch" they are deploying new hardware and software technologies to mitigate the spectrum problem until more can be licensed.
    • Also, they are selling off their A&B block licenses because they don't want to tie it up when they are not going to be using it. (If others can use it, they want to do the right thing.)
    • Verizon plans to continue building out their infrastructure. Moving forward, they will continue to improve LTE.
    • They realize there is much work left to do, and they are committed to making the experience better for the customer.
    That's the primary "gist" of what Mr. Mead had to say for Verizon. We will have a "wrap-up" article at the end.


    There was one interesting side-note: Jim Kramer of "Mad Money" was the moderator of the discussion last night.
    Last edited by dgstorm; 05-09-2012 at 09:55 AM.
  2.  
     
     
     
  3. Droid Ninja
    armeddroid's Avatar
    Member #
    26261
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Traffic Capital
    Posts
    1,655
    Liked
    48 times
    Twitter
    chinoali
    Phone
    Tbolt, Rezound & Nexus 7
    #2
    Damn the Tbolt was revealed to be on the CBlock from the get go.

Links

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 0
    Last Post: 05-08-2012, 12:37 PM
  2. Replies: 2
    Last Post: 04-08-2012, 11:36 AM
  3. Replies: 1
    Last Post: 10-11-2011, 11:21 AM
  4. Does Verizon participate in CTIA?
    By Bxrider117 in forum Android Smart Phones
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 03-23-2011, 10:16 AM
  5. New Honeycomb Video Demo at Verizon CES 2011 Keynote
    By dgstorm in forum Android News
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 01-07-2011, 09:32 AM

Search tags for this page

ctia dan mead
,

dan mead

,
powered by vbulletin end of day
,
powered by vbulletin end-of-day data
,
powered by vbulletin mad money true story
Click on a term to search our site for related topics.
Find us on Google+