They're Cooked: The top wireless turkeys of 2009
As Thanksgiving approaches and families prepare to gather around the table to share turkey and stuffing, the Fierce editorial team decided it was time to look back at the products and companies that made news this past year for all of the wrong reasons.
This is our list of the top wireless turkeys of 2009--the products, ideas and business strategies that either didn't live up to expectations or were so poorly executed that they flopped with the consumer.
Some of these turkeys are bigger than others, which is why we have ranked them on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the biggest disaster.
We know it's never nice to point out the faults and failures of others, but we believe that the wireless industry might learn from the struggles of others. While this list is by no means exhaustive, it does include some of what we believe are the bigger flops from 2009. As always, we welcome your comments and criticisms. -Phil