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

The Reliability Of Wireline And Unpredictability Of Mobile

The Reliability Of Wireline And Unpredictability Of Mobile

While cost savings are important, Gen Z is not not familiar with the predictability of wireline phones and the differences in network technology.
3 Ways Tom Wheeler’s E-Rate Increase Proposal Benefits You

3 Ways Tom Wheeler’s E-Rate Increase Proposal Benefits You

Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the FCC, is proposing a 62% increase in the amount of money that fund Wi-Fi deployments in schools.
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3 Reasons To Support President Obama On Open Access

FCC decisions will impact all broadband delivery, mobile, cable, and telecommunications.
FCC Requires Local Governments To Facilitate Cell Tower Deployment

FCC Requires Local Governments To Facilitate Cell Tower Deployment

The FCC issued an order that will speed the time it takes to approve cell tower deployment. Find out how you can be affected by this decision.
3 Must Do's Before Signing A Corporate Wireless Contract

3 Must Do’s Before Signing A Corporate Wireless Contract

Evaluating carrier performance, device performance and QOS before your sign an contract will insure productive employees and less complaints.
What’s A Synod?

What’s A Synod?

If you’re looking for an interesting way to send out a meeting invite this week, convene a Synod. Here's why.
Bringing Sexy Back To Retail

Bringing Sexy Back To Retail

Your smartphone will become your personal shopper and checkout clerk in the future. Thanks to smart wallets, apps, and beacons.
Peaceful Protest And Those Who Oppose

Peaceful Protest And Those Who Oppose

The combination of social media, smartphones, and mobile technology are changing how we peacefully protest around the world.
3 Reasons To Pass On The iPhone 6

3 Reasons To Pass On The iPhone 6

Marketing can be seductive. Be a savvy shopper and evaluate all of your alternatives. There are other devices that may meet your needs and save you money.
When A Virus Goes Viral

When A Virus Goes Viral

Let's start a viral campaign for Doctors Without Borders. No videos and no amounts, just donate something and spread the word in the socialsphere.