Mike Wolf

Catching Customers w/ Home Nets, Part 2

Last time I looked at the cable industry’s efforts to stake a claim to your home network. As to be expected, your telephone company is also interested in becoming your home LAN manager. Customer stickiness, more service revenues, and customer demand for...

Catching Customers w/ Home Nets, Part 1

Perhaps the most scrutinized aspect of the cable-telco war is the battle for high-speed subscribers. In the U.S., cable providers have twice the number of broadband customers as their DSL rivals, a lead that won’t likely evaporate anytime soon. Even so, DSL...