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Gary Kim writes regularly in the mobile, mobile payments, mobile marketing, mobile banking, IP communications and broader communications industries. He writes for Carrier Evolution, TMCnet, Mobile Marketing & Technology, EtherNews and IP Carrier content sites, with and a primary focus on business models, end user demand and applications.

He has been a communications industry analyst, commentator and journalist since 1983, with periodic stints in the market research and service provider businesses. His current work in social media focuses on how brands can use content as part of their overall marketing efforts.

He graduated from the University of Oregon with degrees in history and management and is a member of Mensa, the international organization for people with IQs in the top two percent.

He chairs annual meetings for the Pacific Telecommunications Council and the Mobile Payments Conference. He speaks frequently at other industry meetings as well.


Latest Articles

07/23/2014 Telco Revenue Sources Have Changed Faster than Cable TV
07/23/2014 Share of Telecommunication Revenue is Shifting, but That isn't the Problem
07/22/2014 Maybe Verizon Fixed Network Trend is the Bigger Take-Away in 2Q
07/21/2014 Verizon FiOS Internet Goes Symmetrical
07/21/2014 Uber Faces Outright Ban in Seoul
07/18/2014 Kindle Unlimited Launch Adds to "Rent Rather than Buy" Trend
07/18/2014 More Dark Fiber Being Sold, Especially for Mobile Backhaul, Metro Apps
07/17/2014 App Providers Will Win, ISPs Won't Lose Big Under Future FCC Net Neutrality Rules
07/16/2014 Time Warner is 'In Play'
07/15/2014 How Different Will 5G Be from 4G?
07/14/2014 Are MVNOs a Big Factor in Mobile Markets?
07/14/2014 Is Sustainability a Bad Thing?
07/11/2014 What is Impact of Spy Scandal on U.S. Cloud Computing Business?
07/11/2014 China Mobile Finds Large Wi-Fi Network Cannibalizes LTE Revenue
07/10/2014 America Movil to Divest Assets, Avoiding a Government Breakup and Forced Interconnection Policies
07/10/2014 Could Aereo Reemerge as a Cable TV Company?
07/09/2014 Half of U.S. Homes Could be Mobile-Only by 2020
07/08/2014 Internet Protocol Shrinking the Capacity Business
07/07/2014 2014 So Far: PC & Phone Sales Off; Tablets & Smartphone Markets Flourish
07/07/2014 M2M Deployments Up 80 Percent
07/07/2014 Finding: No Digital Divide on Buses, Trains and Planes
07/03/2014 Can Fixed Voice Providers Fend Off Mobile Substitution?
07/03/2014 Moving the Needle on High Speed Access Requires Scale
07/02/2014 Online Video Service Fragmentation Will Drive Demand for New Forms of Bundling
07/01/2014 Frontier Communications Enables Texting to Business Landlines
06/30/2014 How Much Extra Energy Will New Dual-Mode Comcast Public Wi-Fi Routers Consume?
06/30/2014 Wheelings & Dealings: Consolidated Communications is Acquiring Enventis
06/27/2014 Study Finds 80 Percent of Indian Urban Consumers Will Buy a Smartphone Next 12 Months
06/27/2014 Average Global Internet Access Speeds Should Break 4 Mbps in Third Quarter of 2014
06/26/2014 Potential Verizon Purchase of Dish Network Mobile Spectrum Could Jeopardize Incentive Auction
06/26/2014 One Way or the Other, New Competitors Will Shape US Mobile Market
06/25/2014 Does Aereo Decision Have Cloud Computing Implications?
06/25/2014 EC Mobile Data, Voice Roaming Cuts Take Effect on July 1, 2014
06/25/2014 AT&T Might Add 12M High Speed Access Locations Outside its Fixed Network Footprint
06/24/2014 How to Assess AT&T and Verizon's 'Broken Promises' on High Speed Access
06/23/2014 Cablevision Argues Channel Bundling Violates Antitrust Law
06/23/2014 Next Wave of Enterprise Cloud Computing to Focus on Front End and Revenue
06/23/2014 Total Monthly LTE Device Data Consumption is at Fixed Network Levels
06/20/2014 Will Verizon Buy Dish Network Spectrum?
06/19/2014 T-Mobile US: 'Zero Rates' Music Streaming
06/18/2014 Telefonica and AT&T Have Similar Video, Fiber Access Strategies: AT&T Gets Criticized, Telefonica Doesn't
06/18/2014 T-Mobile US Has Plan B and Plan C
06/17/2014 How Dispute Between Uber and Taxi Firms is Like Net Neutrality
06/17/2014 Successful Firms in Asia Manage Better, Duh!
06/17/2014 Singapore to Issue TV White Spaces Regulations
06/16/2014 European Commission and South Korea to Collaborate on 5G
06/13/2014 Portland Commissioners Approve Google Fiber Franchise
06/12/2014 AT&T to Build Gigabit Network in Winston-Salem
06/10/2014 Will Telcos Ever Succeed, in a Major Way, in System Integration Business?
06/10/2014 Will Growth of Mobile Internet Access Slow Average Speed Growth?
06/09/2014 Nearly Half of US Households Not Buying Linear Video Buy Netflix
06/09/2014 Mobile 'Sunday Ticket' Illustrates Value of DirecTV for AT&T
06/09/2014 Half of World's Mobile Subscribers Live in Asia Pacific Region
06/09/2014 Could Cable Industry Lose $7 Billion in Video Revenues?
06/06/2014 When Should 'Unequal Access' Be Allowed?
06/05/2014 How Smart is AT&T Purchase of DirecTV?
06/05/2014 Sprint and T-Mobile Ready to Gamble on a Merger?
06/04/2014 AT&T Promises 2 Million More Gigabit Locations
06/04/2014 Internet Access Drives Revenue Growth in Booming Markets
06/02/2014 Study Shows Rural US Not Buying High Speed Access
06/02/2014 Can Google Innovate with Satellites as it Has With Google Fiber?
05/30/2014 Two-Tier Internet Already Exists
05/29/2014 Is Telecommunications a Natural Monopoly?
05/29/2014 1-Gbps Internet Access Trend Grows
05/28/2014 Some Argue for Network Neutrality 'Everywhere,' With Huge Consequences
05/27/2014 Vodafone Says Affordable Backhaul is an Issue
05/27/2014 80 Percent of Business Travelers Prefer Wi-Fi
05/27/2014 Court Upholds 'Connect America Fund' Financing Shift
05/23/2014 Will AT&T, Verizon Video Strategies Converge?
05/23/2014 Google Embraces Network Functions Virtualization for Business Wi-Fi
05/20/2014 ISPs Score Lowest, Video Providers Second from Last, in Satisfaction Survey
05/19/2014 What's the Next Big Deal to Be Proposed in the US Market?
05/19/2014 What is Next Big Deal to Be Proposed in US Market?
05/19/2014 AT&T Cricket Relaunch Aims to Shore up Value Segment Customer Base
05/19/2014 Prices for Cable TV Grew 5% in 2013
05/16/2014 Global Telecom Capex to Grow 4 Percent in 2014
05/15/2014 FCC Helps Sprint, T-Mobile US in 600-MHz Auction, Warns Higher Scrutiny of Any Possible Sprint Bid for T-Mobile US
05/15/2014 Univision Mobile Tries Content Approach to Mobile
05/15/2014 FCC Votes in Favor of New Network Neutrality Rules: Battle Opens
05/14/2014 Cord Cutters Consume Nearly an Order of Magnitude More Bandwidth
05/13/2014 Would Common Carrier Regulation Slow High Speed Access Investment?
05/13/2014 DirecTV for Traffic Offload?
05/12/2014 Net Neutrality is About Methods of Dealing with Latency and Business Advantage
05/12/2014 Ofcom Looks at Revolutionary Spectrum Sharing
05/09/2014 AT&T Effectively Countered T-Mobile US Attack; Verizon and Sprint, Not so Much
05/09/2014 Study Shows Consumers Consistently Watch Few Channels
05/08/2014 Both Linear and Over the Top Video Entertainment Markets are About to Change
05/08/2014 Fiber to Home Connections Grow 29% In 2013
05/08/2014 What Damage Could Netflix See From Price Hikes?
05/07/2014 Cable TV plus Mobile Emerging as Europe Service Provider Strategy
05/05/2014 AT&T to Offer In-Flight Wi-Fi Service
05/05/2014 How Big Can T-Mobile US Grow in a Year?
05/02/2014 How Should "Market" be Defined, as Mega-Mergers are Proposed?
05/01/2014 Results Show T-Mobile Strategy Working
05/01/2014 Who Will be Next to Join U.S. Merger Frenzy?
04/30/2014 Cox Communications to Offer 1 Gbps in 2014
04/30/2014 AT&T to Launch New In-Flight Wi-Fi Service
04/28/2014 Verizon Business Strategy for 8 Million Homes is "Harvesting"
04/28/2014 T-Mobile US Could be Big Winner in 600-MHz Auction
04/28/2014 FCC Wants to Limit AT&T, Verizon Winnings in 600-MHz Spectrum Auction

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