About Christine Ekman

Christine is a co-founder with Andrew MacFarlane at Mobile Pulse. Her years in telecommunications have spanned Ethernet, Frame Relay, Fiber LANs, xDSL and Cable data services. Mobile broadband is next generation of broadband service offerings. She has been advising startups and venture investors for over 12 years at Evolve Adapt Survive. Her clients have included SMARTS (now EMC), NGT (Comcast), Broadsoft, Grotech among many others. Previous to Evolve, Christine worked in mergers and acquisitions for Bay Networks (Nortel) and previous to that she worked as a broadband network design engineer at US WEST.

Recent Stories

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3 Reasons To Support President Obama On Open Access

Obama released a video announcement this week supporting Open Access and Network Neutrality. Since inception, the Internet has been based on open access, anyone can connect to and distribute…
FCC Requires Local Governments To Facilitate Cell Tower Deployment

FCC Requires Local Governments To Facilitate Cell Tower Deployment

On October 17th, the FCC issued a new order (14-153) requiring governments to work faster and more efficiently to approve applications for new cellular…
3 Must Do's Before Signing A Corporate Wireless Contract

3 Must Do’s Before Signing A Corporate Wireless Contract

As corporate mobility continues to expand worldwide, and BYOD begins to recede in popularity because of corporate email, corporate app deployment and recent court rulings, corporate wireless contracts are reemerging.   In the not so distant past, the majority…
What’s A Synod?

What’s A Synod?

A big news story broke this week about a 12-page document released by a group of Catholic Bishops in Rome who were referred to as the “Synod on the…
Bringing Sexy Back To Retail

Bringing Sexy Back To Retail

According to Wall Street, Alibaba and Amazon have taken over brick and mortar retail. In reality, people still prefer brick and mortar shopping but online shopping is increasing.  A survey commissioned by…
Peaceful Protest And Those Who Oppose

Peaceful Protest And Those Who Oppose

Singapore is in the news. There are peaceful protests over the upcoming 2017 elections.  The Chinese government is proposing elections for candidates they will choose, not open elections with candidates…
3 Reasons To Pass On The iPhone 6

3 Reasons To Pass On The iPhone 6

Hurry, Hurry step right up. See the most amazing mobile phone ever released.  Only $399.  Be the first to have the latest technology! Apple marketing has truly taken a page from…
When A Virus Goes Viral

When A Virus Goes Viral

Denver has been swept up in a viral outbreak this past week, Enterovirus 68. It’s a strain of the common cold that attacks the respiratory system of children….
BYOD And The California Appellate Court. What Just Happened?

BYOD And The California Appellate Court. What Just Happened?

IT organizations have initiated corporate strategies since the 1960’s. Traditionally, this involved the decision to adopt new technology into the business. In order to accomplish this, a roadmap was created; needs…
FCC Releases Comments On Net Neutrality

FCC Releases Comments On Net Neutrality

The FCC released the raw comments that they received on the issue of net neutrality. The image on the right side is a word cloud from a section of the…