You Are Here: Home » Technology » Mobile & Communications (Page 6)

CTIA Day 2: An All-Wireless World Requires More Bandwidth

By guest blogger Joe Palladino, Senior Account ExecutiveWith the International CTIA WIRELESS 2010 show in full swing, the floor is buzzing with new uses for wireless technologies and the need for increased bandwidth. Wireless technology has become a component in virtually every industry, and we can clearly see that CTIA is embracing the many verticals finding its new capabilities, efficiencies and revenue s ...

Read more

News from VoiceCon Orlando

By guest blogger Avi Dines, Director, Accounts & Digital ContentI’m sitting 1,300 miles away from VoiceCon Orlando, but feel as connected as ever. The news deluge from the event, including articles, blogs and tweets, along with live TV feeds from conference keynotes provides a good flavor for the conference activities. Keeping track of Schwartz clients as well as other industry players has never b ...

Read more

At CTIA 2010, Voice is so Passe

By guest blogger Rob Skinner, Senior Media Strategist Based on the day one buzz, a primary theme at this year’s CTIA WIRELESS 2010 (running today through Thursday, March 25) centers on putting wireless networks to work for more than just voice. For the carriers, this means pushing into device categories beyond handsets, including e-books, net books and tablets.What’s more interesting to me, howe ...

Read more

SxSW Day 3: Creating A Connection

The day started off with a great Social Media Breakfast Austin/SxSW where I had a chance to hang out with a few hundred other social media professionals. I saw some old friends and met a few new people with some really interesting companies. I ended up reconnecting with many of them at the Microsoft party later in the evening.Compared to the first two days of the SxSW, the panels were interesting, but not a ...

Read more

SxSW Day 2 – Financial Services in the Spotlight

SxSW today for me was all about something near and dear to my heart (and many of my clients) banking and payments. I managed to carve out enough time to attend three banking sessions. The sessions ran the gamut from tips for personal finance to the future of banking and the role of geeks in finance.There a few lessons any financial services technology company should carve in stone, but these rules also appl ...

Read more

PR at CTIA 2010

CTIA is only 11 days away. Is your PR campaign up to speed? Here at the agency, we started discussing CTIA with clients several months ago and submitted executives to speak on CTIA panels. Our outreach to pre-registered media began in late February. By now, meetings between our clients and press or analysts have been confirmed. In fact, the schedules of many preregistered media are full. ...

Read more

Mobile Madness

Yesterday I attended Xconomy’s Mobile Madness event. The afternoon ended with a “Mobile Smackdown” moderated by John Landry, a member of CommonAngels. Each of the various mobile platforms was represented on the panel: Apple, Blackberry, Google/Android, Microsoft and RIM.The smackdown was all about the relative merits of each platform for developers. Cimarron Buser of Apperian ably represen ...

Read more