Gary Kim

Gary Kim writes regularly in the mobile, mobile payments, mobile marketing, mobile banking, IP communications and broader communications industries. He writes for Carrier Evolution, TMCnet, Mobile Marketing & Technology, EtherNews and IP Carrier content sites, with and a primary focus on business models, end user demand and applications.

He has been a communications industry analyst, commentator and journalist since 1983, with periodic stints in the market research and service provider businesses. His current work in social media focuses on how brands can use content as part of their overall marketing efforts.

He graduated from the University of Oregon with degrees in history and management and is a member of Mensa, the international organization for people with IQs in the top two percent.

He chairs annual meetings for the Pacific Telecommunications Council and the Mobile Payments Conference. He speaks frequently at other industry meetings as well.


Latest Articles

Apple Pay Launch Has Retailers, Credit Card Issuers Competing 10/27/2014
Theft of Service is a Persistent, Widespread and Hard to Solve Issue 10/21/2014
How Close are We to an OTT Video Inflection Point? 10/17/2014
Enterprises Shift New Spending to Revenue Initiatives 10/15/2014
Some Revenue Sources are Hardly Worth the Effort 10/10/2014
What Do Uber, AirBnB and Telecommunications Have in Common? 10/09/2014
Airlines Optimistic about Mobile Impact on Operations, But Change is Slower than Expected 10/06/2014
FCC Hopes 'Millions' Will Entice TV Stations to Give Up Spectrum 10/02/2014
At level of Rhetoric, 'Gigabit' Becomes the UK Goal 09/30/2014
Will 5G Repeat History of Railroads and Voice Networks? 09/25/2014
New Net Neutrality Rules Now Inevitable 09/23/2014
Will T-Mobile US Strategy Work Long Term 09/15/2014
Will Facebook Become an ISP? 09/15/2014
AT&T Will Become the Largest U.S. WISP if DirecTV Acquisition is Approved 09/12/2014
Phablet Market Surprises Some: Has it Changed Apple's Thinking? 09/09/2014
Internet Video Still Some Distance from Inflection Point 09/08/2014
Android One Launch Helps Solve an Old Problem 09/03/2014
Will Internet Growth in Asia be Incremental or Exponential? 08/28/2014
AT&T and Comcast Acquisition Deals May Hinge on Definition of 'Market' 08/26/2014
By 2020, TV Will Be a 'Must Have' Telco Service, Globally 08/14/2014
Search for Growth Drives Global Carrier Acquisition 08/11/2014
Search for Growth Drives Global Carrier Acquisitiion Drives 08/11/2014
Tablet Sales Slow Dramatically, Slow Replacement Sales, Phablets, are Issues 08/06/2014
Will the Tablet Market Be as Big as Once Thought? 08/01/2014
T-Mobile US Continues Successful Attack in Q2 07/31/2014
Sprint Posts a Profit 07/30/2014
Rapid Growth in Next Generation Network Demand and Deployment 07/28/2014
Where is the Greatest Threat to Internet Openness? 07/28/2014
Study: U.S. Bests Europe in Internet Access Speed, Scope, Coverage. Sometimes. 07/28/2014
AT&T Runs Hard to Stay Even in Fixed Network Segment 07/24/2014
Telco Revenue Sources Have Changed Faster than Cable TV 07/23/2014
Maybe Verizon Fixed Network Trend is the Bigger Take-Away in 2Q 07/22/2014
Verizon FiOS Internet Goes Symmetrical 07/21/2014
Uber Faces Outright Ban in Seoul 07/21/2014
App Providers Will Win, ISPs Won't Lose Big Under Future FCC Net Neutrality Rules 07/17/2014
How Different Will 5G Be from 4G? 07/15/2014
Is Sustainability a Bad Thing? 07/14/2014
What is Impact of Spy Scandal on U.S. Cloud Computing Business? 07/11/2014
2014 So Far: PC & Phone Sales Off; Tablets & Smartphone Markets Flourish 07/07/2014
Finding: No Digital Divide on Buses, Trains and Planes 07/07/2014
Study Finds 80 Percent of Indian Urban Consumers Will Buy a Smartphone Next 12 Months 06/27/2014
Average Global Internet Access Speeds Should Break 4 Mbps in Third Quarter of 2014 06/27/2014
Does Aereo Decision Have Cloud Computing Implications? 06/25/2014
Will Verizon Buy Dish Network Spectrum? 06/20/2014
T-Mobile US: 'Zero Rates' Music Streaming 06/19/2014
T-Mobile US Has Plan B and Plan C 06/18/2014
How Dispute Between Uber and Taxi Firms is Like Net Neutrality 06/17/2014
Nearly Half of US Households Not Buying Linear Video Buy Netflix 06/09/2014
When Should 'Unequal Access' Be Allowed? 06/06/2014
Study Shows Rural US Not Buying High Speed Access 06/02/2014
Is Telecommunications a Natural Monopoly? 05/29/2014
Some Argue for Network Neutrality 'Everywhere,' With Huge Consequences 05/28/2014
Vodafone Says Affordable Backhaul is an Issue 05/27/2014
Court Upholds 'Connect America Fund' Financing Shift 05/27/2014
What's the Next Big Deal to Be Proposed in the US Market? 05/19/2014
What is Next Big Deal to Be Proposed in US Market? 05/19/2014
FCC Votes in Favor of New Network Neutrality Rules: Battle Opens 05/15/2014
Would Common Carrier Regulation Slow High Speed Access Investment? 05/13/2014
Net Neutrality is About Methods of Dealing with Latency and Business Advantage 05/12/2014
Study Shows Consumers Consistently Watch Few Channels 05/09/2014
Both Linear and Over the Top Video Entertainment Markets are About to Change 05/08/2014
What Damage Could Netflix See From Price Hikes? 05/08/2014
How Should "Market" be Defined, as Mega-Mergers are Proposed? 05/02/2014
Who Will be Next to Join U.S. Merger Frenzy? 05/01/2014
Will Amazon Embrace Sponsored Data Consumption for Its Smartphone? 04/25/2014
Google Actually Makes "World Domination" Strategy Work 04/25/2014
Amazon Prime to get Exclusive HBO Content 04/23/2014
AT&T to Invest in Video Streaming 04/22/2014
AT&T Looking at 21 Additional Metro Areas for Gigabit Networks 04/21/2014
Local TV Stations Face Structural Challenges to Revenue Model 04/21/2014
More Viewing Options are Cutting into Scheduled TV Watching 04/17/2014
Will AT&T and Verizon Acquire DirecTV and Dish Network? 04/16/2014
FCC Charges Three with $32M in Lifeline Program Fraud 04/11/2014
Older User Broadband Gap is Destined to Close 04/10/2014
BT Hopes Quad Play Will Slow Voice Line Erosion 04/01/2014
Perception is One Thing, Reality Another 03/31/2014
Facebook Explores Drones for Internet Access 03/28/2014
"Value" a Problem for ISPs and Linear Video Providers 03/26/2014
Growing Confusion Over Network Neutrality 03/25/2014
How Much Will Telco Fixed Lines Drop from 2000 Peak? 03/24/2014
Why Reliance Globalcom is Becoming Global Cloud Xchange 03/24/2014
Interconnection or Internet Freedom? War of Words Escalates 03/21/2014
Transition to Online Video Will Not be Gradual When it Happens 03/20/2014
Service Providers Improve Churn Performance 03/20/2014
Service Providers Improve Churn Performance 03/20/2014
European Parliament Committee Approves Telecom Reform Bill 03/18/2014
Video Market: Cable Loses 1.8 Percent, Telcos Gain 1.6 Percent in 2013 03/17/2014
Major ISPs Tout High Speed Access Customer Base as Target for Video Streaming 03/12/2014
Major ISPs Tout High-speed Access Customer Base as Target for Video Streaming 03/12/2014
US Mobile Bills Rise, Even as Price War Gains Steam 03/10/2014
Is RCS Already Too Late? 03/06/2014
Like It or Not, Content Delivery Networks Will Pay Eyeball Networks Because Traffic is Highly Asymmetrical 03/06/2014
Dish Network Wants to Sell Streaming Video Packages for $20 to $30 a Month: Can It? 03/05/2014
Facebook Will Be an Internet Service Provider 03/04/2014
"Groundbreaking Long-term, Wide-ranging" Deal Between Disney, Dish Network 03/04/2014
When is "Blocking" Not Blocking? 02/28/2014
Bundling Slows Voice, Messaging Margin Erosion 02/28/2014
Could Telcos Compete with WhatsApp if Regulations Were Relaxed? 02/27/2014
Could Telcos Compete with WhatsApp if Regulation Were Relaxed? 02/27/2014
How Long Can T-Mobile US Sustain its Marketing Attack? 02/25/2014