• Dark Fiber’s Role in the Mobile Backhaul Ecosystem

    Dark fiber — the dirty word of early-2000s telecom — is back en vogue in the wireless backhaul market. With the pending initial public offering of Zayo Group, it seems the time is ripe to discuss dark fiber's role in the U.S. mobile backhaul ecosyste...

  • Peering Through Your Portal: Taking a Hard Look at What Your Customers See

    It's been said that the eyes are the window to the soul. After conducting more than 25 interviews about Web portals with business customers of large telecom carriers, ATLANTIC-ACM found that end-users view customer-facing Web portals as windows into ...

  • Shaking the Tree, Boss

    As I sat down to write this blog on Tuesday afternoon, July 29th, 2014, the US stock market was heading gently downward. However, the most important of industries had virtually all companies - from AT&T and Verizon down to the smallest telco service ...

  • Sprint and T-Mobile US: Three Other Reasons it Might Not Have Worked

    Regulatory hurdles have apparently put to rest Softbank's plans to bid for T-Mobile US, but the potential deal faced headwinds on several other fronts, including go-to-market strategy, coverage and network integration. All in, just like any other dea...

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