Shelly Palmer Radio Report – June 23, 2011

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According to Bloomberg, Apple is preparing to release the iPhone 5 this coming September. The new phone will include the faster A5 processor found in the iPad 2 and tout an 8-megapixel camera. Despite the upgrades, Apple’s newest iPhone hardware may still pale in comparison to other available smartphones. In other news, the Netherlands became the second country in the world to write network neutrality laws for telecom providers. The law bans carriers from blocking services or charging fees for using programs like Skype. The United States is trying to draft similar laws, but is running into legal battles with the telecom industry. And finally, lawmakers are trying to force wireless carriers to legally define 4G networks. The Next Generation Wireless Disclosure Act would make providers abide by standard speeds, coverage and reliability before marketing its product. All major providers boast 4G speeds, but it may not be as advertised.

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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