Apple airs three ads about the Genius Bar during Olympic Games opening ceremonies

As reported by 9to5Mac the Apple ads for their Genius Bar experience signifies a new tack for Apple where by they’re advertising a non-product area of innovation. Apple is one of the leaders in the area of blending together commercial innovation and product innovation to create leverage from multiple types of innovation. Their retail experience is world-class…

Sprint says it will not charge for FaceTime over network, Verizon calls iOS 6 pricing conversations ‘premature’

In a couple of recent postings I looked at the impact of mobile network consolidation and also whether people would be willing to pay a premium for premium network performance. It will be interesting to see how the increased availablility of video calling over mobile netowrks with iOS 6 changes the market.

The Rise of Texting and the Fall of Post

The Rise of Texting and the Fall of Post – Not all it seems though

Ofcom, the UK telecoms regulator recently published its annual review of the UK communications market.  The report is 400+ pages of analysis of the nation’s usage of communications mechanisms from social networks, to mobile voice and texts, to post and face to face.  It’s data rich and a great snapshot of the nation in this rapidly…