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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

11/05/2014 5G Value is Fuzzy, That's Okay, for Now
11/04/2014 AT&T Adds 30-Month Device Installment Plan
11/04/2014 Sprint Loses Customers, Money in Latest Quarter
11/03/2014 Survey: 4G LTE Pricing, Wi-Fi Hotspot Access Might Affect Adoption Rates
10/30/2014 If Smartphones are Content Consumption Devices, Screen Size Should Matter - and it Does
10/28/2014 T-Mobile US Leads 3Q Phone Account Additions
10/22/2014 AT&T Q3 2014 Results Up 2.5 Percent, Mobile Up 5 Percent
10/22/2014 Prepaid Mobile Customers Shifting to Postpaid
10/21/2014 Verizon Q3: Mobile, Consumer Revenue Grows While Enterprise, Wholesale Decline
10/20/2014 Long-Term Implications of Universal SIM for iPad Air 2 are Unclear
10/13/2014 Did LTE Supply Drive Demand, or Did Demand Drive Supply?
10/13/2014 Samsung Develops 10X Faster Wi-Fi
10/06/2014 Sprint Layoffs are Part of a Pattern
10/02/2014 Should Deutsche Telekom Rethink T-Mobile US Sale?
10/01/2014 Mobile Equipment Installment Plans Apparently Working Out as Planned
09/26/2014 Verizon Communications Tower Sale Not Unique
09/24/2014 End of Europe Mobile Roaming Fees in 2016? Maybe Not
09/22/2014 Verizon Lights more XLTE Markets
09/15/2014 Seamless Call Handoff Between Wi-Fi, Mobile Will Boost Competition
09/11/2014 T-Mobile Un-Carrier 7.0 is About Use of Wi-Fi
09/03/2014 'Upgrade or Die' for Gigabit Access?
09/02/2014 Any T-Mobile US Buyer Likely to Rely Substantially on 'Wi-Fi First'
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
08/25/2014 Thailand Abandons Effort to Create National Public Wi-Fi Network
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
08/15/2014 VoLTE Voice Quality Better than 3G or Skype HD, Test Suggests
08/13/2014 Does Mobile Network Quality Lead to Increased Spending, Reduced Churn?
08/08/2014 Device Sale Practices Now Temporarily Distort US Mobile Operator Revenue
08/07/2014 EE Finds People Consuming More and More Data
08/05/2014 Illiad Bid for T-Mobile US Is Not Yet 'Dead'
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
07/11/2014 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
07/09/2014 Half of U.S. Homes Could be Mobile-Only by 2020
06/26/2014 Potential Verizon Purchase of Dish Network Mobile Spectrum Could Jeopardize Incentive Auction
06/25/2014 EC Mobile Data, Voice Roaming Cuts Take Effect on July 1, 2014
06/10/2014 Will Growth of Mobile Internet Access Slow Average Speed Growth?
06/09/2014 Half of World's Mobile Subscribers Live in Asia Pacific Region
06/04/2014 Internet Access Drives Revenue Growth in Booming Markets
05/27/2014 80 Percent of Business Travelers Prefer Wi-Fi
05/23/2014 Will AT&T, Verizon Video Strategies Converge?
05/15/2014 FCC Helps Sprint, T-Mobile US in 600-MHz Auction, Warns Higher Scrutiny of Any Possible Sprint Bid for T-Mobile US
05/12/2014 Ofcom Looks at Revolutionary Spectrum Sharing
05/09/2014 AT&T Effectively Countered T-Mobile US Attack; Verizon and Sprint, Not so Much
05/05/2014 How Big Can T-Mobile US Grow in a Year?
05/01/2014 Results Show T-Mobile Strategy Working
04/30/2014 AT&T to Launch New In-Flight Wi-Fi Service
04/28/2014 T-Mobile US Could be Big Winner in 600-MHz Auction
04/28/2014 FCC Wants to Limit AT&T, Verizon Winnings in 600-MHz Spectrum Auction
04/23/2014 AT&T Device Installment Plans are Shaping Device Revenue Trends
04/21/2014 Google Testing Balloon-Based Internet Access Using Licensed Frequencies
04/21/2014 T-Mobile US Effort is Working; Is it Sustainable?
04/16/2014 Tablets Will Play Important Role in Q1 2014 Net Account Additions
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?