Alleven, Monica
July 2006
Wireless Week;7/1/2006, Vol. 12 Issue 14, p12
Trade Publication
The article focuses on price wars that occur among providers in the wireless service industry. Marina Amoroso, an analyst at the Yankee Group, pointed out that price wars are ongoing and indistinguishable. Voice mail, according to Amoroso, is already a commodity, and the real activity lies in the areas of hybrid prepaid plans that include pre-payment for minutes which automatically recurs on a monthly basis with no annual contract, along with the integration of both voice and data.


Related Articles

  • Interest in enhanced wireless outweighs usage. Carter, Wayne // Telephony;06/30/97, Vol. 232 Issue 26, p102 

    Provides information on the study of The Yankee Group `1997 Mobile User Survey,' focusing on the interest in enhanced services for wireless. Percentage of wireless users interested in wireless voice mail; Percentage of wireless users that uses voice mail; Reason for few wireless subscribers;...

  • Can you hear me now? . . . Not my kids. McNamara, Paul // Network World;1/30/2006, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p58 

    This article describes a report written by Yankee Group analyst Marina Amoroso in which she forecasts that children aged 8 to 12 comprise an underpenetrated market for wireless cellular mobile communications services in the U.S. Almost one eight-year-old out of every ten is consuming call...

  • Global wireless opportunities abound. Cissna, Tami // Electric Light & Power;Jul98, Vol. 76 Issue 7, p19 

    Focuses on a Yankee Group report which projected that worldwide wireless telecommunication growth will continue through 2002. Growth in the number of global mobile telephony subscribers; Increase in the number of cellular networks existing worldwide; Concerns that developing countries' markets...

  • Wireless taps new users; price a barrier.  // RCR;12/14/98, Vol. 17 Issue 50, p23 

    Cites a survey conducted by the Yankee Group on the growth of wireless service market. Demographics of wireless phone users; Barrier posed by steep pricing.

  • Consumers will only pay premium for custom data. Luna, Lynnette // RCR;09/27/99, Vol. 18 Issue 39, p6 

    Highlights the results of a Yankee Group wireless consumer survey, which shows that the only type of wireless data a customer is willing to pay for is customized information. American household's use of wireless technology in 1998; Preference for separate devices for wireless phone.

  • Revving up voice-mail value. Blackburn, Connie // Wireless Review;04/01/98, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p56 

    Describes how voice messaging systems can help improve a wireless operators' services. Integration of voice messaging solution and service-management system; Signal control point; Detailed notification; Specialized services; Virtual private networks; Call sender.

  • Voice as a commodity. Meyer, Dan // RCR Wireless News;4/23/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 17, p16 

    Stresses the significance of voice-operated wireless communications systems in the United States. Status of the companies with voice-operated wireless communications systems; Efforts of mobile communications carriers to differentiate their wireless service.

  • Mood lighting for messages.  // Electronics Weekly;9/16/2015, Issue 2639, p10 

    The article focuses on the OrbMi gadget, a next generation voice messaging system built to help family and friends to stay connected through voice messaging.

  • Wideband CDMA: Talk is cheap. Mattes, Hans // Telephony;06/08/98, Vol. 234 Issue 23, p188 

    Focuses on the impact of voice mail systems on the development of third generation wireless communication technology. Description of the first and second generation wireless technology; Features of the development of wideband code division multiple access (CDMA); Features of efforts to...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics