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Gary Kim Info

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

04/14/2014 T-Mobile Ends Overage Charges
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 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 FCC Moving Beyond "Licensed, Unlicensed" Spectrum Framework
03/25/2014 No Mobile Price War?
03/21/2014 "Winner Take All" in Mobile Ad Markets
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?
03/14/2014 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 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 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
03/06/2014 Like it or Not, French and U.S. Mobile Markets Eventually Will Shrink from 4 to 3 Leading Providers
03/03/2014 Long Term Evolution 4G Boosts 3 UK Revenue, Profit, Indirectly
02/25/2014 AT&T Adds "No Incremental Cost" International Texting
02/24/2014 LTE Price Premium Over 3G is Collapsing
02/24/2014 WhatsApp to Add Voice in 2014
02/20/2014 What Facebook's Purchase of WhatsApp Means for Mobility
02/19/2014 Bandwidth Does Not Solve All Problems, Allot Study Finds
02/11/2014 Sprint Gains Subs in 4Q 2013, Instead of Losing Them
02/07/2014 Vodafone Earnings Drop Again
02/07/2014 Vodafone Earnings Drop Again
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
02/03/2014 No Room for a Third Major Mobile Operating System?
02/03/2014 AT&T Launches "Best-Ever Prices" for Family Plans
01/30/2014 Will Mobile Data Growth Rates Slow?
01/29/2014 AT&T Lags Behind Verizon in Q4 Net Adds
01/27/2014 Does Carrier Wi-Fi Offload Actually Work?
01/16/2014 How Big Might "Use Wi-Fi First" Mobile Market Grow?
01/16/2014 Sprint Announces New Device Installment Plan
01/16/2014 India to Auction 443 MHz of Mobile Spectrum
01/10/2014 Mobile Broadband Adoption Now 68 Percent in OECD
01/07/2014 EE Doubles LTE Subs in 4 Months
01/06/2014 AT&T Launches Sponsored Data Service
01/03/2014 AT&T Launches Preemptive Strike at T-Mobile US
01/02/2014 European Telcos Will Rearrange Brazil Mobile Market
12/24/2013 66 Percent of U.S. Households Headed by Those 25 to 29 Are Mobile Only
12/24/2013 EC Investigates KPN's E-Plus Sale to Telefonica
12/18/2013 Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile US to Swap Spectrum Across U.S., Gaining Efficiency
12/16/2013 Sprint Bid for T-Mobile US Poses Key Test of Competition Policy
12/13/2013 No 'Sustainable Competitive Advantage' in Mobile Business
12/11/2013 Sprint Sees 150 to 180 Mbps Ahead for its LTE Service
12/09/2013 Vodafone Still Waiting for Approval to Take Full Control of Vodafone India
12/09/2013 Motorola Nears Release of First Modular Smart Phone Prototype: Is a Market Building?
12/06/2013 Brazil Orders Telefonica to Reduce Market Share in Mobile Market
12/04/2013 Hutchison Whampoa 3 is Sacrificing LTE Revenue and Profit to Grow its Business
12/02/2013 New Role for Mobile Access in Australian National Broadband Network?
12/02/2013 Ofcom Looks for 7 Times More Mobile Spectrum Than 4G Auction Released
12/02/2013 Mobile was 43 Percent of Online Traffic on Thanksgiving Day
12/02/2013 Long Term Evolution Adoption Exceeds 3G Adoption Rates
11/21/2013 Connecting the Last Couple of Billion Internet Users Might Require Extraordinary Attention to Costs
11/21/2013 Should App Providers Pay 'Terminating Access' Fees?
11/20/2013 Does Spectrum "Quality" Matter for Upcoming Auctions?
11/18/2013 AT&T and Verizon Need Over-the-Top, Wireless to Sell to the Whole Market
11/18/2013 Should Spectrum Be Regulated Like Houses, Apartments, or Hotels?
11/15/2013 Apple and Samsung Earn All Smartphone Profits, Again
11/15/2013 Apple and Samsung Earn All Smart Phone Profits, Again
11/15/2013 Transparency is Good for Consumers, Might be Equally Good for Mobile ISPs
11/13/2013 Mobile Operators in Developing Regions Will Soon Face Developed Market Challenges
11/12/2013 Smartphones 'Smarter' Than You?
11/11/2013 Video Drives Traffic in Most Regions, Web Browsing Drives Traffic in Africa
11/07/2013 Will Tablets Drive Next Wave of U.S. Mobile Net Adds?
11/06/2013 3 Apps Drive Android Traffic, 4 Apps Drive iOS Traffic
11/06/2013 Is the Smartphone the New 'First Screen?'
11/06/2013 Will U.S. Mobile Market Revenue Suffer as Market Becomes Unstable?
11/05/2013 T-Mobile Leads US Mobile Service Providers in 3Q 2013 Net Adds
11/04/2013 Windows Phone Gains Momentum
10/30/2013 Freed from Nextel Drag, What Can Sprint Do?
10/30/2013 About 15 Percent of Tablet Owners Buy Data Plans for Their Devices
10/29/2013 When is Spectrum Too Expensive?
10/28/2013 Can Service Providers Compete with OTT Messaging?
10/25/2013 Smartphones and Tablets Now Drive Global Consumer Electronics
10/25/2013 Verizon and 'All the Rest' is Direction of US Mobile Market
10/23/2013 Tablets Drive 3Q Net Adds at AT&T
10/23/2013 Major Rethink of Mobile Network Architecture Coming?
10/21/2013 Mobile Device Prices are Under Pressure Globally
10/21/2013 Contracts the Key Factor for Customer Churn Control?
10/18/2013 EE Drops Prices to Extend LTE Customer Lead
10/17/2013 Verizon Communications Grows Mobile Revenue 7 Percent
10/15/2013 How Great is the Demand for 4G LTE in Europe?
10/15/2013 Are Device Subsidies Really a Problem?
10/14/2013 AT&T Mobile Ad Effort Shelved
10/10/2013 Global Mobile Revenue Will Begin Decline in 2018
10/09/2013 Will Mobile Video Consumption Pass TV Watching in 2013?
10/04/2013 Mobiles Now Represent 20 Percent of All Media Consumption
10/01/2013 AT&T to Launch 1-Gbps in Austin, Texas
09/30/2013 Ultra-Low Cost Smartphone Sales Will Grow an Order of Magnitude in Next 4 Years