Articles By Johna Till Johnson

Learning from telecom management leaders

Learning from telecom management leaders

In the past, I mentioned that telecom managers have my deepest respect. That's easy to say, but in this case,...

May 5th, 2008 Johna Till Johnson
Snow days ahead for the Internet

Snow days ahead for the Internet

It's finally spring, at least here in the Northern Hemisphere. But the forecast for the Internet isn't particularly warm and...

April 20th, 2008 Johna Till Johnson
Google and the spectrum wars

Google and the spectrum wars

As you've probably heard, the 700MHz auction is over in the U.S., netting a record US$19 billion. And the winners...

March 25th, 2008 Johna Till Johnson
Remember the Internet’s past, or risk repeating it

Remember the Internet’s past, or risk repeating it

I've seen the future of the Internet, and it's recursive -- in more ways than one.There's an excellent new book...

March 16th, 2008 Johna Till Johnson
Lessons from YouTube’s shutdown

Lessons from YouTube’s shutdown

Elections aren't the only things in chaos in Pakistan these days. The country recently decided to censor YouTube. Unfortunately, Pakistan...

February 27th, 2008 Johna Till Johnson
Carriers must take a stand on searches

Carriers must take a stand on searches

I recently hit a new high in my career as suspected criminal: When leaving a drugstore, the security guard stopped...

February 19th, 2008 Johna Till Johnson
U.S. 700 MHz auction a yawner so far

U.S. 700 MHz auction a yawner so far

Watching the progress of the FCC’s Auction 73 is rather like watching paint dry. We’re talking about the auction for...

February 5th, 2008 Johna Till Johnson
2008 Predictions for carriers

2008 Predictions for carriers

Every now and then, several trends combine at the same time to totally reshape an industry. Indications are that this...

December 20th, 2007 Johna Till Johnson
Think a ‘Net shut down couldn’t happen here? Think again

Think a ‘Net shut down couldn’t happen here? Think again

A few weeks back, I pointed out that it's a bad idea to have the feds run the 'Net, using...

November 18th, 2007 Johna Till Johnson
Why the government shouldn’t run the Net

Why the government shouldn’t run the Net

The Internet went dark in Myanmar (or Burma, if you’d prefer). The Burmese government, in the midst of a violent...

November 4th, 2007 Johna Till Johnson