Chetan Sharma Consulting in the news in 2008

Chetan Sharma Consulting in the news in 2008

As we say goodbye to 2008 and ring in the new year, here are some of the articles and news items we contributed to in 2008. Thanks to all who reached out.


WIRED – The Next Netbook Trend: Cellphone-Like Contract Deals

FierceMobileContent – 2008 Year in Review: The mobile data pendulum swings to the US

Nikkei Electronics – Smartphones Trigger Rapid Expansion of the U.S.Mobile Communication Device Market

TMCNet – US Wireless Data Prospects in 2009: Up, Down or Flat?

Investor’s Business Daily – Will Wireless Provider’s Data Growth Engine Sputter?


CNN Money – The iPhone and the Ensuing Wireless Broadband Boom

GigaOM – Handset Market Decline May Soon Affect Carriers

FierceMobileContent – US Mobile Data Revenues Increase to $8.8B in Q3

Washington Post – Data Revenue Growth Nearly Offsets Plunge in Voice Revenues

CNN Money – How the Recession Will Affect Data Spending

Telecoms Europe – US mobile market sees rising data use

Unified Communications – New Must Read Book on Wireless Broadband


Wireless Week – Data Complicates OSS

Moconews – Mobile Advertising is More About Action and Marketing; Less About CPMs

Moconews – Carriers Invest in start-ups to avoid becoming dumb pipes

IEEE ComSoc – ComSoc/Wiley Book of the Month

GigaOM – Carriers spend billions on networks and millions to dress them up


FierceMobileContent – Mobile Data now 20% of worldwide operator revenues

GigaOM – Will the Google Phone give T-Mobile USA a boost?

Mobilize – The Carrier Panel: Strategies to Keep Mobile Data Growing

Mobilize – Signals from the near future: The Mobile Guru Panel


GigaOM – Data Shows That 3G Still has Room to Grow

GigaOM – More Proof that the Internet Will Save Wireless Carriers

Cellular-News – US Data Market Grew 40% in Q2 08

FierceWireless – US mobile data market grew 40% in Q2 08

PiTech – Interview with Ravi Venkatesan, Chairman, Microsoft India

MarketEdge with Larry Weber – Mobile Advertising


San Jose Mercury News – IPhone 3G ready for global debut

The News Journal – iPhone 3G expected to lure early birds

San Jose Mercury News – IPhone 3G has business appeal

MIT Technology Review – Why Helio didn’t connect?


WIRED – Google’s Open Source Android Phone Will Free the Wireless Web

International Journal of Mobile Marketing – A Five Point Measurement Framework for Mobile Advertising

Brandweek – Did AT&T make the right call with Apple’s iPhone?

NY Times – Apple aims for the masses with a cheaper iPhone

Time – The next frontier for iPhone

San Jose Mercury News – New iPhone unveiled today?

GigaOM – Is 3G Ready for the iPhone Stress Test?


NY Times – The guessing game has begun on the next iPhone

AdWeek – Mobile without mistakes: Lessons from the early days of the Internet

Milestone Group – Mobile Advertising Measurement


PiTech – Interview with Padmasree Warrior

CTIA Wireless Wave – Moving Targets: Mobile Marketing Reaches Consumers on Their Terms

Online Center for Media Studies – Mobile Advertising

WTIA – Mobile Data – The State of the Union

Barron’s – Personalized promotions: sending the right ads to your phone

Brandweek – Mobile Marketing – Fantasy vs. Reality


Strategic News Service – Mobile Advertising – from captious optimism to contextual nirvana

MSearchGroove – Mobile Advertising Book Podcast


GigaOM – What can wireless operators learn from politics?

BusinessWeek – A warm welcome for Android

GigaOM – The Operators vs. the Media Brands