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

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…
BYOD

3 Quick Takeaway’s From The Forrester Wave: Global BYOD Management Services, Q2, 2014 Report

Forrester Wave has just released their analysis of Global BYOD Management Services.  I’ll leave it to you to read which service providers were ranked highest, that’s the purpose of the…
Why CYOD Should Be Your Top Mobile Initiative

Why CYOD Should Be Your Top Mobile Initiative

CYOD is “Choose Your Own Device” – a policy that enables enterprises to contract directly with carriers and offer a preselected “collection” of mobile devices and service plans.  Employees purchase their device…
It’s Time For A Wireless Carrier Throw Down

It’s Time For A Wireless Carrier Throw Down

Your wireless carrier is best.  You’ve had this discussion with your coworkers, your friends, your spouse and with your kids.  So it’s time to throw speculation aside and apply some Big…
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…