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Doug Mohney Info

Doug Mohney has clocked over 20 years in the ICT arena between working in real-world businesses and writing about them. He has written for a diverse group of publications over the past dozen years, including Boardwatch, Mobile Radio Technology/Urgent Communications, The Inquirer, and VON Magazine, covering telecommunications, the Internet, and online video. Most recently, he has served at Editor in Chief of the Telecom and Digital Media Group at an online media publisher and Editor-in-Chief at VON Magazine (the pulvermedia incarnation).

His hands-on/real-world experience includes stints at two high-tech start-up companies, one that went public (DIGEX) and one that didn’t (SkyCache/Cidera). Joining DIGEX as employee number 10 in 1993, Doug had a ring-side seat to the trials and tribulations of a fast growing, VC-funded startup doing the boom growth years of the Internet. He can be reached at and blogs at


Latest Articles

01/17/2018 CES 2018: Terabit Fiber - Closer Than We Think
12/04/2017 Your New Heart Monitor is an Apple Watch. Really.
11/30/2017 Amazon Unleashes Alexa for Business - Consequences Abound
11/08/2017 International Tech Innovation Growing, Says Consumer Technology Association
10/27/2017 After Cisco/Broadsoft, Who's Next for M&A?
10/05/2017 The Intriguing Mystery of Verizon's Hum+ Car IoT Promotion
09/29/2017 SpaceX Names Satellite Broadband Service, Works FCC Connect America
09/28/2017 New Apple iPhone X as Much Hype as Innovation
09/28/2017 Alexa and the PBX, Coming Soon
06/27/2017 Big Sky: The New World of Sky-oT
06/19/2017 For Amazon-Whole Foods' Future, Look to Zappos, Not Robots
06/14/2017 IoT Brings Inmarsat to a World Beyond Satellite
05/31/2017 OneWeb Satellite Broadband Service: Big Win in Alaska?
05/23/2017 LeoSat Secures Japanese Investment for Enterprise Broadband Satellite Network
05/16/2017 Inmarsat Adds New Broadband Satellite to Global Xpress Fleet
05/15/2017 Inmarsat's Newest Satellite Launch: Business as Usual or Cusp of Change?
05/08/2017 SpaceX and Apple's Dreams of Satellite Broadband Billions
04/06/2017 CoreDial to Channel Partners: Get Your Unfair Share
03/30/2017 Amazon Vonage Acquisition on the Horizon?
03/27/2017 IBM's Cloud/Data/AI Trinity Vision
03/23/2017 What is IBM Watson Adding to the Practice of IT?
03/17/2017 NVIDIA and Intel Race for Autonomous Vehicles
03/16/2017 Will Fixed Wireless Broadband Save or Sink Service Providers?
03/10/2017 Take Note: IBM's Next Big Thing is Quantum Computing
03/06/2017 Meineke Goes IoT to Build Customer Loyalty, Data Value
03/02/2017 The Bifurcation of IoT: Avoid Consumer Confusion, Embrace Businesses
02/28/2017 Alexa: The Next Android
02/23/2017 Verizon, Oh Verizon, Where Are You Going?
02/21/2017 Voice 2017 - Best of Times, Worst of Times
02/21/2017 Voice 2017 - Best of times, Worst of Times
02/21/2017 Needed: Better Location Tech for RideShare Services
02/01/2017 Finding a UC Voice or Two in the CES Consumer Forest
01/24/2017 The Paradox of Twitter's Value in the Trump Era
01/23/2017 SoftBank OneWeb Satellite Investment Makes Sprint Interesting
01/16/2017 The Race for Faster Broadband Continues Between Telco and Cable
01/13/2017 A WebRTC-like Standard for the Internet of Things? It's Complicated
01/09/2017 CES 2017: Product Evolution and Robotics Underline the Show
01/04/2017 CES 2017: Liberty Mutual Goes API, AI , and Gamify
01/03/2017 Waiting for Alexa 2.0 (and Other Voice AI Assistant Improvements)
12/21/2016 Satellite-filled Sky for New Apps & Broadband in 2017 and Beyond
12/13/2016 Moving Beyond Gigabit Will Be 2017 Broadband Story
12/05/2016 From Social Media to Sour Media in 2016
11/29/2016 Look for PC Price Wars in 2017
11/22/2016 Making Sense of SpaceX, Boeing and Other Mega Satellite Broadband Projects
11/22/2016 The Abysmal Pace of New PC Tech
11/16/2016 Virtual vs. Real: Both Count When Selling
11/03/2016 Telecom Chip Merger Madness Running Against Open Hardware Tide
11/02/2016 Telecom Chip Merger Madness Running Against Open Hardware Tide
10/31/2016 Google Fiber to Gigabit Google to Gone (Maybe)
10/26/2016 Microsoft One-Ups Apple, PC Manufacturers with Surface Desktop
10/25/2016 Will the Next Generation of Computers be Crowdsourced? Maybe
10/25/2016 The Cybersecurity Race to Secure the Internet of Things
10/11/2016 Google's Losing Temperament Won't Help With Phones
10/04/2016 5G's Real Revolution Won't Be Mobile, But Wireline
09/29/2016 SpaceX and Blue Origin Talk Seriously Going to Mars
09/22/2016 No Restraints On 5G Hype While LTE Progresses
09/21/2016 Will Legacy Paper Save Us From Electronic Fraud?
09/19/2016 Building Big Data Earth: Google, Planet Add More Imaging Satellites
09/16/2016 A Creeping World of Voice-Enabled Cloud Surveillance
09/14/2016 Social Media #Fails and #Wins
09/09/2016 Have We Hit Peak Phone?
09/06/2016 Broadband Satellite Provider LeoSat Finds First Enterprise Customer
08/30/2016 Sound the Alarm on 911 Failures
08/23/2016 Broadband Delivered by Fiber Proves Better than Alternatives
08/22/2016 The Road to SD-Internet
08/10/2016 Broadband (and Tech) Boom Predicted by ADTRAN CEO
07/07/2016 Cyber Security (and lack thereof) Starts at the Top
06/29/2016 Comcast NBC Preps for Olympic Streaming Marathon - And the Future
06/23/2016 Twilio IPO: Bellwether or Blip for the API Business?
06/16/2016 Apple's Potpourri of iPad Obsolesce, Web Tweaks, and APIs
06/13/2016 Microsoft Buys LinkedIn - Big Deal, But Needs a Tweak
06/06/2016 Has Verizon Jumped the Shark on 5G, 6G?
06/03/2016 Media Encryption: Rough Patch or Temporary Hiccup for Optimization?
06/02/2016 Problems with Cyber Security Start at the CEO's Office
05/26/2016 Trash UC - You Want Integrated Communications
05/19/2016 2012 LinkedIn Data Breach Reboots, Affects 117 Million
05/17/2016 American Well Launches Telehealth Exchange
05/12/2016 Advanced DNS Speeds Up Services
05/11/2016 $7 Billion Patent Attack Against Apple, Verizon and AT&T
05/04/2016 GENBAND Lands More Medical Kandy, Gets SAP Expansion
04/29/2016 Apple Needs Reset, Not Elon Musk
04/25/2016 Cable, 5G Break the Big Telco 'We can't invest due to FCC' Myth
04/25/2016 Verizon's Tightrope Between Burning Copper Bridges and Building New Fiber
04/20/2016 T-Mobile Goes Beyond HD Voice to EVS
04/18/2016 WebRTC: The Big Missing Piece in Polycom/Mitel Merger
04/14/2016 The Evolution of SDN and NFV to SD-WAN
04/13/2016 Apple Finally Crosses the WebRTC Bridge
04/12/2016 SpaceX Reusable Rocket Now a Reality
04/08/2016 'Unified' Messaging is Still a Long Way Off
04/07/2016 WebRTC - It's Now Mission Critical
03/31/2016 Hello Voice My Old Friend, Goodbye PSTN
03/30/2016 Does WebRTC Need Fixing? Well...
03/19/2016 Commonality Between March Madness Office Pool and Unsanctioned Real Time Communications
03/09/2016 Latency and the Coming Internet Reboot
03/08/2016 WebRTC's Challenge: Large Scale Broadcasting
03/07/2016 End the WebRTC and ORTC Divide
03/03/2016 PC Taken in Different Directions by HP, Huawei
03/03/2016 Watson: IBM's (and IT's) Biggest Breakthrough Since the PC
03/01/2016 WebRTC's Challenge: Large Scale Broadcasting
02/29/2016 Doing WebRTC - How Soon, How much?