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

FCC Extends Comments On Open Access For Broadband And Fast Lanes

FCC Extends Comments On Open Access For Broadband And Fast Lanes

The FCC is extending the period to comment on Open Access.  If you’ve not commented or never commented, here is your chance to participate in the process. You have till midnight Friday…
Who Influenced You? George Jetson, Captain Kirk, Or Luke Skywalker?

Who Influenced You? George Jetson, Captain Kirk, Or Luke Skywalker?

It’s officially summer 2014, a time for vacations, day dreaming and fun.  At the very least, a few breaks from the 8 to 5 routine.  With all the talk about the new Star Wars filming and Hans Solo breaking…
5 Simple Steps To Better Cellular Coverage In Your Community

5 Simple Steps To Better Cellular Coverage In Your Community

Mobile coverage continues to be more and more critical to local communities, first responders and citizens alike.  While there is great dependence on wireless service, many of us have cut the cord with…
Reward: Lost Drone

Reward: Lost Drone

This past weekend, I was driving back to my home in Denver.  I pulled up to a stop sign about a mile from home and…
3 Things You Wish You Knew Before BYOD

3 Things You Wish You Knew Before BYOD

Bring Your Own Device.  It sounded so simple and cheap back in 2009.  But, the importance of mobility has grown from email and calls, to dependence on corporate APPS and tablets to…
Fast Facts About The Triple Crown, Equine Breathing Strips, And The Fastest Mobile Network

Fast Facts About The Triple Crown, Equine Breathing Strips, And The Fastest Mobile Network

There are some things that are so infrequent in life, we spend little time learning about them.  But when they become timely or topical, we wish we knew more, in a cliff…
mobile performance audit

You Oughta Do A Mobile Performance Audit

Why? Because you should audit the services that are critical to your business. You audit telecom expenses, you audit contractors, you audit employee performance and you audit the quality of your own services to customers. What about your mobile carrier’s…
Does Your Mobile Strategy Look Like A Mullet?

Does Your Mobile Strategy Look Like A Mullet?

You know the look, Business in the front and Party in the back.  It’s easy to tell if your Mobile Strategy is suffering from a mullet.  Look at…
Would Your Mobile Strategy Receive A Medal?

Would Your Mobile Strategy Receive A Medal?

The Olympics are in full swing and the medals are migrating to the northern countries of the Northern Hemisphere.  It’s amazing how much the citizens of the North do outside in the winter.  As Coloradans, we have our fair…
Why Denverites Are Happy We Lost The Super Bowl

Why Denverites Are Happy We Lost The Super Bowl

And other ideas that just aren’t logical We had just settled down for the big game, just cracked open our second beer, found our seats and WHAT?  Manning misses a snap…