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Why 5G Wireless Is Not Yet Up To Speed: Jeff Kagan

Jeff Kagan | Equities.com |

We have been hearing for years about the incredible speeds and low latency that 5G will bring. It seems that the advertising from major wireless carriers is getting our mouths watering in anticipation. We see the 5G icon on the screen and think we are getting those fast speeds now. When users actually test their speed using Ookla Speedtest or something similar, however, they are usually disappointed. Let’s take a closer look at the problem. When will we finally get access to the fast speeds and low latency that 5G offers?


What is the Facebook Metaverse? Think of The Matrix Movie: Jeff Kagan

Jeff Kagan | Equities.com |

There is so much buzz about the coming Facebook re-branding. CEO Mark Zuckerberg hinted at this several times recently when he discussed the metaverse. The problem is that no one knows what the metaverse is. So, let’s take a closer look at the metaverse, what is it, how it will change Facebook, how it will impact the marketplace and what workers, users and investors need to know.


AT&T Needs To Strengthen Brand To Improve Value: Jeff Kagan

Jeff Kagan | Equities.com |

AT&T CEO John Stankey says he understands how the AT&T brand has been weakened and damaged over the last decade. What's his plan to recover the brand and then the value it brings?


Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile Brands Need Reinvigorating: Jeff Kagan

Jeff Kagan | Equities.com |

At this year’s annual Goldman Sachs Communacopia conference, and frankly from many other recent appearances, top executives from most communications companies said they are in a period of transition from who they were, to who they will become going forward. Let’s explore what this means to customers, workers and investors.


Can CEO John Stankey Save AT&T?: Jeff Kagan

Jeff Kagan | Equities.com |

Some good and bad news broke about AT&T recently. New CEO John Stankey says he is not satisfied with the company brand. The bad part is that the AT&T brand, which used to be among the best known and most powerful in the world, has been diluted and confused during the last decade. The good part is Stankey knows about this serious and growing problem. The next question is, can he fix it?


Where IBM Watson AI Went Wrong: Jeff Kagan

Jeff Kagan | Equities.com |

Until a few short years ago, IBM Watson seemed to be on top of the world. The growing power of its AI blew everyone away. It seemed destined for industry leadership and in fact, greatness. If that’s the case, why have we heard nothing about it in the last few years? Let’s take a closer look and see the problem IBM faces and what happened to Watson.


Domino's Pizza Launches $50 Million Food Giveaway Promotion To Compete With Delivery Apps

Kimberly Redmond | Equities.com |

Domino’s Pizza Inc (NYSE: DPZ) is taking on third-party food delivery platforms that charge extra fees by giving away $50 million worth of free food to random customers across the US.

On Monday, the Ann Arbor, Michigan-based chain unveiled its “Surprise Frees” promotion, which Domino’s said is in response to the “surprise fees” charged by companies like Uber Technologies’ UberEats and DoorDash Inc.


When Will Dish Wireless Finally Start Competing: Jeff Kagan

Jeff Kagan | Equities.com |

It has been more than a year since T-Mobile acquired Sprint. As part of that acquisition, DISH Network was supposed to become the fourth place wireless competitor. The next Sprint. We are still waiting, however, for that to happen. When I heard that claim back then, I was doubtful. Still am.


Diageo Named As NFL's First Spirits Sponsor

Kimberly Redmond | Equities.com |

The National Football League (NFL) has named Diageo plc (NYSE: DEO) as its first official spirits sponsor under a multiyear partnership announced Wednesday.

Financial terms and length of the deal were not disclosed in the announcement.


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