James F. Booth

For more than 25 years, James Booth has provided consulting and legal services to telecommunications carriers and to enterprise companies that manage their own telecommunications networks. Since June of 2009 he has also served as General Counsel of Spread Networks, LLC, which is the industry leader in the construction and operation of low latency high speed networks. Before joining Spread he was General Counsel for OnFiber Communications, a competitive telecommunications provider, and was the sole attorney for Qwest Communications International in support of its construction of an 18,800 mile fiber optic network spanning the United States. Earlier he was lead counsel for U S WEST in its wireless and cable television ventures in the United States, Europe and Hong Kong.

Friday, January 25, 2013

Is Google Taking on the Telcos?

The tech giant has already started revolutionizing the auto industry with its “driverless” cars. The company's "Google Glass" (computerized, high-tech glasses that allow the wearer to take photos, use voice commands to send instant messages and video chat with friends, among other functions) project is altering how individuals communicate with one another. Now the Mountain View, Calif. company may have its sights on revamping America’s wireless network. http://finance.yahoo.com/blogs/daily-ticker/google-taking-telcos-171625636.html