Jim Barthold

Jim Barthold

<p>Jim Barthold, editor of <em>FierceIPTV</em>, has been around the telecommunications space since advanced engineers used two tin cans and a string to communicate. A longtime freelance writer, he has worked over the years with General Instrument Corp. in public relations, <em>Cable World</em>, <em>Telephony</em> <em>Magazine</em>, <em>Telecommunications Magazine</em>, <em>Communications Technology Magazine</em>, <em>CED Magazine</em> and a few other publications that have nothing to do with cable TV, as well as a short stint as a senior analyst with NPD Connected Intelligence. An avid golfer, Barthold follows the advice of the professional staff at Running Deer Golf Club and keeps his day job. He can be reached at <a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a&gt; and found on <a href="http://www.linkedin.com/pub/jim-barthold/0/a3/6b2">LinkedIn</a>.</p&gt;

Stories by Jim Barthold

BONDI hopes to flush away mobile app woes

Applications are like plumbing running through mobile networks; if everything looks the same, the experience is going to be better for the end user. "Everybody likes to have a different house, but

Is WiFi the answer for cable companies?

The cable industry should push wireless home networks outside the residence and into the metro cloud, leveraging its content and available infrastructure to cover local service areas with a blanket

4G Status Report: Making the 4G Decision

Tier 2 and Tier 3 carriers approaching the 4G space are coming to a fork in the road. One path leads to WiMAX where a close look reveals the first foundations of Best Buys and Fry's hawking 4G

4G Status Report: Is 4G really necessary?

Here's a provocative thought: Is 4G really necessary? After all, the advancements in 3G mobile services along with new compression algorithms and networking schemes are doing a pretty good job of