| | Re: Is WiFi ubiquitous?
On 5/7/2011 8:39 PM, SMS wrote:
> On 5/7/2011 2:26 PM, Richard B. Gilbert wrote:
>> Better yet, route the "marketing fluff" directly to the bit bucket.
> There's a big difference between "marketing fluff" and studies or white
> papers, especially if the study comes from a company that does not have
> a history of making stuff up.
No there isn't. You simply want to believe it because you found
something that backs your bizarre position.
One of the ways to highlight your incompetency or even get thrown under
the bus in business is to rely on information provided by a single
vendor as your main information.
> Yes, it's true that Cisco has an interest in increasing the amount of
> data on networks in general, but whether that data originates from 3G or
> Wi-Fi is not of great consequence since Cisco (and other networking
> companies) will be providing the backbone equipment to handle that data.
Seems you might not even be aware of who the various players are and why
Cisco has a good reason to have a typical spin study done.
> It's also significant that wireless carriers are big proponents of
> off-loading data to the fixed networks. Verizon's tiered data pricing,
> arriving this summer (if you can believe the Verizon CEO) will give
> another big push to this idea.
And you know this how? VZW actually has plenty of capacity and
experimenting with pricing is to determine if they can extract more out
of peoples wallets.