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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

04/15/2014 Cable Provides Greater Share of Fastest Connections
04/15/2014 Where One Lives and Which ISP They Can Choose Tells the Story of U.K. High Speed Access
04/14/2014 T-Mobile Ends Overage Charges
04/11/2014 FCC Charges Three with $32M in Lifeline Program Fraud
04/10/2014 Older User Broadband Gap is Destined to Close
04/10/2014 What Next if Sprint Can't Buy T-Mobile US?
04/09/2014 Comcast Pondering Wi-Fi-First Mobile Network?
04/08/2014 Cable is Pulling Away in High Speed Access
04/08/2014 U.S. Cellular Joins Marketing War
04/07/2014 Will a Majority of Entertainment Video Shift to Mobile?
04/07/2014 Wheelings & Dealings: Cincinnati Bell Sells Mobile Business to Verizon Wireless
04/04/2014 AWS-3 Auction Will Feature "Shared Spectrum" for First Time
04/03/2014 600-MHz Auction Rules Will Be Difficult
04/03/2014 European Parliament Passes Rules Ending Wholesale Mobile Roaming Charges, Instituting Net Neutrality
04/02/2014 Will Wi-Fi 'Only' Ever Be Sufficient to Run a National Mobile Network?
04/01/2014 BT Hopes Quad Play Will Slow Voice Line Erosion
04/01/2014 Surging Demand for Mobile Live TV, Especially Sports
04/01/2014 FCC Moving Beyond "Licensed, Unlicensed" Spectrum Framework
03/31/2014 Prices, Contracts, Unwillingness Continue to Hamper Streaming Business
03/31/2014 Perception is One Thing, Reality Another
03/28/2014 Video Entertainment Services Fail "Quality of Experience" Test
03/28/2014 Facebook Explores Drones for Internet Access
03/27/2014 DISH Network-DirecTV Proposed Merger is Defensive
03/27/2014 DISH Network-DirecTV Proposed Merge is Defensive
03/26/2014 "Value" a Problem for ISPs and Linear Video Providers
03/26/2014 How Much More Can AT&T Invest in Consumer Broadband?
03/25/2014 No Mobile Price War?
03/25/2014 Growing Confusion Over Network Neutrality
03/24/2014 How Much Will Telco Fixed Lines Drop from 2000 Peak?
03/24/2014 Why Reliance Globalcom is Becoming Global Cloud Xchange
03/21/2014 Interconnection or Internet Freedom? War of Words Escalates
03/21/2014 "Winner Take All" in Mobile Ad Markets
03/20/2014 Transition to Online Video Will Not be Gradual When it Happens
03/20/2014 Service Providers Improve Churn Performance
03/20/2014 Service Providers Improve Churn Performance
03/20/2014 Spectrum Sharing Plan Gets Google, AT&T, Verizon Support
03/19/2014 Can T-Mobile US Maintain Pace of Subscriber and Revenue Growth?
03/18/2014 Line Call Adds Calls to Any Telephone
03/18/2014 European Parliament Committee Approves Telecom Reform Bill
03/17/2014 Video Market: Cable Loses 1.8 Percent, Telcos Gain 1.6 Percent in 2013
03/17/2014 Wheelings & Dealings: Vodafone Buys Spain Cable Operator Ono
03/14/2014 European Mobile Operators Need Cable More than Cable Needs Mobile
03/13/2014 Small Cell Is an Outsourcing Opportunity
03/13/2014 Liberty Global to Launch Pan-European MVNO
03/12/2014 Major ISPs Tout High Speed Access Customer Base as Target for Video Streaming
03/12/2014 Major ISPs Tout High-speed Access Customer Base as Target for Video Streaming
03/12/2014 One Clear Measure of Telecom Market Change
03/11/2014 Without T-Mobile US, Sprint Will Not Rearrange U.S. Market Share
03/10/2014 US Mobile Bills Rise, Even as Price War Gains Steam
03/10/2014 Widespread Public Wi-Fi Increases Competition in Mobile Market
03/10/2014 U.S. Mobile Price War Expands
03/07/2014 Tablet Market is Slowing
03/07/2014 Selling Fiber to Home Isn't as Easy as You Would Think
03/06/2014 Like it or Not, French and U.S. Mobile Markets Eventually Will Shrink from 4 to 3 Leading Providers
03/06/2014 Is RCS Already Too Late?
03/06/2014 Like It or Not, Content Delivery Networks Will Pay Eyeball Networks Because Traffic is Highly Asymmetrical
03/05/2014 Dish Network Wants to Sell Streaming Video Packages for $20 to $30 a Month: Can It?
03/04/2014 Facebook Will Be an Internet Service Provider
03/04/2014 "Groundbreaking Long-term, Wide-ranging" Deal Between Disney, Dish Network
03/03/2014 How Big is the Internet of Things Market?
03/03/2014 Long Term Evolution 4G Boosts 3 UK Revenue, Profit, Indirectly
02/28/2014 When is "Blocking" Not Blocking?
02/28/2014 Bundling Slows Voice, Messaging Margin Erosion
02/27/2014 Could Telcos Compete with WhatsApp if Regulations Were Relaxed?
02/27/2014 Could Telcos Compete with WhatsApp if Regulation Were Relaxed?
02/26/2014 Mobile Game Freemium Model Highly Reliant on 1.5 Percent and New Users
02/25/2014 How Long Can T-Mobile US Sustain its Marketing Attack?
02/25/2014 AT&T Adds "No Incremental Cost" International Texting
02/25/2014 Internet Access Could Grow Global South GDP 25 Percent
02/24/2014 LTE Price Premium Over 3G is Collapsing
02/24/2014 WhatsApp to Add Voice in 2014
02/21/2014 Facebook's WhatsApp Acquisition Illustrates Telco Challenges
02/20/2014 How Small a Revenue Contributor Will Voice Be in U.S. Business by 2018?
02/20/2014 What Facebook's Purchase of WhatsApp Means for Mobility
02/19/2014 Bandwidth Does Not Solve All Problems, Allot Study Finds
02/19/2014 Network Neutrality is Not "Dead"
02/19/2014 How Long Can Video Subscription Prices Keep Rising?
02/18/2014 M2M Already Nearing 4 Percent of All Mobile Connections
02/18/2014 FTTH Remains a Tough Call for Telcos
02/18/2014 AT&T in Same "Customer Experience" League as Amazon?
02/18/2014 TV Household Definitions are Starting to Matter
02/13/2014 Time Warner Cable Agrees to be Acquired by Comcast
02/12/2014 Will 2014 Bring a Mobile "Perfect Storm" of Challenges?
02/12/2014 How Much Could US Mobile Market Share Change?
02/11/2014 European Telcos Face Huge Cost Cutting Challenge
02/11/2014 Sprint Gains Subs in 4Q 2013, Instead of Losing Them
02/10/2014 Vodafone Chasing Additional Cable TV Assets in Europe?
02/07/2014 Vodafone Earnings Drop Again
02/07/2014 Vodafone Earnings Drop Again
02/06/2014 2 More Gigabit Access Offers
02/06/2014 Changing Mobile App Profile Changes Value of Wi-Fi
02/05/2014 Wi-Fi Offload Will Handle Majority of Mobile Data by 2018
02/04/2014 Telefonica Turns LINE into a Carrier App
02/04/2014 Wholesale Suppliers Focus on Growth, Large Accounts; Customer Satisfaction Follows
02/03/2014 No Room for a Third Major Mobile Operating System?
02/03/2014 AT&T Launches "Best-Ever Prices" for Family Plans
01/31/2014 Capacity, Rather than Coverage, Now Drives Mobile Network Design
01/31/2014 Wheelings & Dealings: Vodafone Buying Tata Communications?
01/30/2014 On Spectrum Sharing, Carriers, App Providers Disagree
01/30/2014 Will Mobile Data Growth Rates Slow?

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