Tagged with: Verizon

Verizon Wireless Testing 4G Network: MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer August 17, 2009

If you are having trouble viewing our video player, check out MediaBytes on YouTube. Verizon Wireless has begun testing its 4G network in Boston and Seattle. The tests will be Verizon's first off the spectrum it purchased from the FCC. Verizon is scheduled to begin rolling out the technology to consumers next year. News ...

Big Media Companies Team to Take on Nielsen: MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer August 14, 2009

If you are having trouble viewing our video player, check out MediaBytes on YouTube. NBCU, Time Warner, News Corp, Viacom, CBS, Disney and Discovery Communications are teaming to create a rival to the Nielsen metric system. The media conglomerate is also working with major advertisers like AT&T and Proctor & Gamble, as ...

My New iPhone 3GS

My New iPhone 3GS

As most of you know, I am not an iPhone lover. I bought my first one right when they came out and, then, immediately brought it back to the genius bar to ask why the speakers didn't work. My iPhone version 1.0 story is chronicled in two articles from July 2007. The first July 7, 2007 was a love letter entitled, "iLove my ...

Hollywood Studios Suing the Pirate Bay: MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer July 29, 2009

If you are having trouble viewing our video player, check out MediaBytes on YouTube. Universal, Warner Bros, Sony and Paramount, amongst others, have teamed to fight the Pirate Bay. The group of Hollywood studios filed a lawsuit in the Pirate Bay's native Sweden, claiming that the site should be shut down over copyright ...

Silverman Out at NBC, In at IAC: MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer July 28, 2009

If you are having trouble viewing our video player, check out MediaBytes on YouTube. NBCU executive Ben Silverman has left the company in order to pursue a new venture with IAC. Silverman, who came under fire for a lack of hits and his managing for margins style, led NBC to becoming a fourth place network. Silverman's new ...

MJ Funeral Viewed By 31 Million on TV, 10 Million+ Online: MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer July 9, 2009

If you are having trouble viewing our video player, check out MediaBytes on YouTube. Nielsen is reporting that over 31 million people viewed Michael Jackson's funeral on television. While the number is very high, it does not take into account the millions of viewers who streamed the coverage through a variety of streaming ...

Michael Jackson Breaks Download Record: MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer July 2, 2009

If you are having trouble viewing our video player, check out MediaBytes on YouTube. In less than a week since he passed away, Michael Jackson has sold over 2.6 million digital songs. Digital sale of Jackson's song in the past week shattered the old record, making Jackson the first artist to sell more than a million ...

Comcast, Clearwire Launch 4G WiMax: MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer June 30, 2009

If you are having trouble viewing our video player, check out MediaBytes on YouTube. Comcast has teamed up with Clearwire to offer one of the first 4G wireless data networks. Comcast High-Speed 2go will go live today in Portland and with offerings in Atlanta, Chicago and Philadelphia planned by the end of the year. This ...

Palm Pre Selling for Sprint, Coming to Verizon: MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer June 10, 2009

If you are having trouble viewing our video player, check out MediaBytes on YouTube. Sprint is happy to report that the Palm Pre sold more units in its first weekend than any other device the company has launched. Sources say that the between 50,000 and 100,000 Pre's were sold last weekend. Accordingly, almost 80% of ...

Acer to Power Netbooks with Google's Android OS: MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer June 3, 2009

If you are having trouble viewing our video player, check out MediaBytes on YouTube. Acer is set to be the first PC manufacturer to package its netbooks with Google's Android operating system. One of the finest selling points about Google's OS is that its free, which allows Acer to sell its netbooks at an event cheaper ...