Articles by Virginia
Virginia Hume is the Executive Director of High Tech Forum, and edits the site's daily newsfeed and "What we are reading" postings. Virginia has nearly 25 years experience in marketing, public affairs and political communications. Most recently she spent ten years at Quinn Gillespie & Associates.
Our fair editor has a great piece in TechCrunch, debunking the arguments constantly peddled by Susan Crawford and others about inferior US broadband networks — the supposedly overpriced and shoddy [...]
Richard Bennett, our fair editor, has published an excellent piece in Governing.com, taking issue with assertions made by Susan Crawford in her new book “Captive Audience” and echoed by some others, [...]
A picture paints a thousand words. [H/T Fortune]
Alton Drew has an interesting post today at his Law and Politics of Broadband blog – his takeaways from a panel discussion he attended at Georgetown University on regulation and [...]
I had occasion to hear FCC Democratic Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel’s remarks on Tuesday at the Silicon Flatirons conference on spectrum in Washington. She is the kind of fresh voice whose [...]
Some Friday fun … Are you suffering from stress due to the upcoming election? Do you want to take your friends who support the other guy by the throat and [...]
There are two very good pieces on spectrum today. Jonathan Salter at Mobile Future has a written one of them (Spectrum Sharing and the Elusive Silver Bullet) in Fierce Broadband Wireless. [...]
What we’re reading today … 4G-The Have’s & Have Nots – VoIP Watch AT&T, Verizon atop List of Companies Investing in America | Law and Politics of Broadband Google’s Secret Strategy [...]
Engineer Peter Rysavy, who has been a contributor to High Tech Forum, recently released an important paper “Mobile Network Design and Deployment: How Incumbent Operators Plan for Technology Upgrades and [...]
But they are not enough to solve wireless capacity problems—not when nearly half the American adult population owns a smartphone and data usage continues to explode. For example, AT&T's 30,000 Wi-Fi hotspot network is the largest provided by any U.S. wireless carrier, but it offloads a mere 1% of all the mobile data traffic we carry ...