Tag Archives: T-Mobile

VON Coalition Proposal to FCC on the Removal of TCR

On May 3, 2024, the Voice on the Net Coalition (VON), met via video conference with the FCC. This document summarizes what VON proposed at that meeting. The companies behind VON are much more than those listed on their website. It includes the likes of Microsoft (hence the focus on UCaaS, Microsoft Teams), Google, Amazon, […]

CXTech Week 16 2024 News and Analysis

The purpose of this CXTech Week 16 2024 newsletter is to highlight, with commentary, some of the news stories in CXTech this week. What is CXTech?  The C stands for Connectivity, Communications, Collaboration, Conversation, Customer; X for Experience because that’s what matters; and Tech because the focus is enablers. You can sign up here to receive the CXTech News […]

Tata Communications / Kaleyra are at it again, using the TCR mailing list

Yet another irate CSP (Campaign Service Provider) contacted me after they received this email from a Tata Communications / Kaleyra employee: In the US, we’re directly connected to T-Mobile, Verizon & AT&T SMS gateways so its lot cheaper working with us. We also own the 10DLC Campaign Registry and support many Campaign Service Providers (CSPs) […]

CXTech Week 9 2024 News and Analysis

The purpose of this CXTech Week 9 2024 newsletter is to highlight, with commentary, some of the news stories in CXTech this week. What is CXTech?  The C stands for Connectivity, Communications, Collaboration, Conversation, Customer; X for Experience because that’s what matters; and Tech because the focus is enablers. You can sign up here to receive the CXTech News […]

CXTech Week 2 2024 News and Analysis

The purpose of this CXTech Week 2 2024 newsletter is to highlight, with commentary, some of the news stories in CXTech this week. What is CXTech?  The C stands for Connectivity, Communications, Collaboration, Conversation, Customer; X for Experience because that’s what matters; and Tech because the focus is enablers. You can sign up here to receive the CXTech News […]

CXTech Week 1 2024 News and Analysis

Happy New Year! The purpose of this CXTech Week 1 2024 newsletter is to highlight, with commentary, some of the news stories in CXTech this week. What is CXTech?  The C stands for Connectivity, Communications, Collaboration, Conversation, Customer; X for Experience because that’s what matters; and Tech because the focus is enablers. You can sign up here […]

When Power goes Unchecked: The Telecom Triopoly

Background The next chapter of our messaging monopolies series is about as typical as any story of unchecked greed and power can be. Unlike the tragedy of the small business victim in the Messaging Monopolies post, Jenny’s Construction & Design Services (Jenny’s), who’d successfully led a business category for one decade. But couldn’t compete with […]

CXTech Week 47 2023 News and Analysis

The purpose of this CXTech Week 47 2023 newsletter is to highlight, with commentary, some of the news stories in CXTech this week. What is CXTech?  The C stands for Connectivity, Communications, Collaboration, Conversation, Customer; X for Experience because that’s what matters; and Tech because the focus is enablers. You can sign up here to receive the CXTech News […]

Messaging Monopolies Simplified

Responding to several reader requests, this post is a simplified version of the original Messaging Monopolies, with more background explanations, a few analogies, and less assumptions made on the readers’ detailed knowledge of the US SMS industry. It is longer, but I hope makes things a little clearer. In the Appendix we walk through a […]