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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

10/01/2014 Mobile Equipment Installment Plans Apparently Working Out as Planned
09/30/2014 Are US ISPs & Video Providers Climbing Out of the Customer Satisfaction Cellar?
09/30/2014 At level of Rhetoric, 'Gigabit' Becomes the UK Goal
09/29/2014 How Much Will Netflix Change Video Habits in Western Europe?
09/29/2014 U.S. LTE Adoption: Early Deployment, High Adoption, 'Too Much' Success
09/26/2014 BT Test Shows 'Near-Gigabit' Speeds
09/26/2014 Verizon Communications Tower Sale Not Unique
09/25/2014 Tablet Customer Satisfaction Dips, ISP, Video Supplier Satisfaction Plummets
09/25/2014 Will 5G Repeat History of Railroads and Voice Networks?
09/24/2014 End of Europe Mobile Roaming Fees in 2016? Maybe Not
09/24/2014 AT&T OTT Venture Makes Move
09/23/2014 New Net Neutrality Rules Now Inevitable
09/22/2014 Verizon Lights more XLTE Markets
09/17/2014 HBO Inches Closer to OTT Distribution in US Market
09/16/2014 Cincinnati Bell Stakes Future on Gigabit Access
09/15/2014 Will T-Mobile US Strategy Work Long Term
09/15/2014 Will Facebook Become an ISP?
09/15/2014 Seamless Call Handoff Between Wi-Fi, Mobile Will Boost Competition
09/12/2014 AT&T Will Become the Largest U.S. WISP if DirecTV Acquisition is Approved
09/11/2014 T-Mobile Un-Carrier 7.0 is About Use of Wi-Fi
09/10/2014 Mobile Service Providers Scramble to Add Apple iPhone 6 Users
09/09/2014 Phablet Market Surprises Some: Has it Changed Apple's Thinking?
09/09/2014 Mobile Now Represents 51% of Visits to Retailer Websites
09/08/2014 US Mobile Web Browsing Relies on Wi-Fi More than Half the Time
09/08/2014 Internet Video Still Some Distance from Inflection Point
09/08/2014 Will Apple 'Pull an Apple' in Mobile Payments?
09/05/2014 Will iPhone 6 Transform the Mobile Payments Business?
09/03/2014 'Upgrade or Die' for Gigabit Access?
09/03/2014 Android One Launch Helps Solve an Old Problem
09/02/2014 America Movil in Selling Mood
09/02/2014 Any T-Mobile US Buyer Likely to Rely Substantially on 'Wi-Fi First'
09/02/2014 Tablet Market Forecast is Slashed Again
08/29/2014 T-Mobile US Would Be Sold for Any Offer of at least $35 a Share
08/28/2014 Cricket Wireless (AT&T) Launches Promotion to Attract T-Mobile US Customers
08/28/2014 Will Internet Growth in Asia be Incremental or Exponential?
08/26/2014 AT&T and Comcast Acquisition Deals May Hinge on Definition of 'Market'
08/25/2014 About 25 Percent of Internet Users Globally Watch Internet Video Each Day
08/25/2014 Thailand Abandons Effort to Create National Public Wi-Fi Network
08/25/2014 Apps Drive Smartphone, Tablet Media Consumption
08/22/2014 Vodafone: The Hunter or the Hunted?
08/21/2014 Overly-Optimistic Wireless Forecasts Affect Spectrum Policy
08/20/2014 SingTel 300-Mbps Mobile Network Passes 55 Percent of Island
08/18/2014 Ooredo Launches Mobile Service in Myanmar
08/18/2014 Smaller Ops Can Now Add Text Messaging to Customer Service
08/15/2014 VoLTE Voice Quality Better than 3G or Skype HD, Test Suggests
08/14/2014 Developing Market Service Providers Seeing Same Problems as Developed Market Ops
08/14/2014 By 2020, TV Will Be a 'Must Have' Telco Service, Globally
08/13/2014 Does Mobile Network Quality Lead to Increased Spending, Reduced Churn?
08/13/2014 Rockport, Maine Launches 100-Mbps Public-Private Internet Access Network
08/11/2014 How Much New Revenue will M2M Actually Create?
08/11/2014 Search for Growth Drives Global Carrier Acquisition
08/11/2014 Search for Growth Drives Global Carrier Acquisitiion Drives
08/08/2014 Device Sale Practices Now Temporarily Distort US Mobile Operator Revenue
08/07/2014 EE Finds People Consuming More and More Data
08/06/2014 Tablet Sales Slow Dramatically, Slow Replacement Sales, Phablets, are Issues
08/05/2014 CenturyLink Launches Symmetrical Gigabit Networks in Portions of 16 Cities
08/05/2014 Illiad Bid for T-Mobile US Is Not Yet 'Dead'
08/04/2014 Internet.org Introduces Free Mobile App Bundle in Zambia
08/04/2014 Enterprises Embrace SDN Like They Embraced Cloud: Deliberately
08/01/2014 Will the Tablet Market Be as Big as Once Thought?
08/01/2014 WISPs Say Rural Internet Access Will Suffer if New 5-GHz Rules are Imposed
07/31/2014 France's Illiad Makes Surprise Bid for T-Mobile US
07/31/2014 Hutchison Telecommunications Hong Kong Profit Drops 44 Percent
07/31/2014 T-Mobile US Continues Successful Attack in Q2
07/30/2014 AT&T to Build Gigabit Networks in Charlotte, N.C. and San Antonio, Texas
07/30/2014 Sprint Posts a Profit
07/29/2014 Windstream Spins Network into a REIT
07/29/2014 Samsung Delays Tizen OS Launch
07/28/2014 Rapid Growth in Next Generation Network Demand and Deployment
07/28/2014 Where is the Greatest Threat to Internet Openness?
07/28/2014 Study: U.S. Bests Europe in Internet Access Speed, Scope, Coverage. Sometimes.
07/24/2014 AT&T Runs Hard to Stay Even in Fixed Network Segment
07/24/2014 Survey Suggests People Want In-Flight Wi-Fi
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

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