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Topic: Telecom

Congress, Back at Work, Has FCC in Its Sights

House Republicans aren't happy with the way the regulator has been going about its business lately, and they're getting ready to do something about it

While Congress has been off on a break over the last two weeks, the five men and women who make up the Federal Communications Commission have been able to breathe…

You Can't Always Watch What You Want

Broadband caps arrive, but video sites mum about threat

The Star Wars cycle. The Lord of the Rings trilogy. The Godfather saga. Imagine all of those in HD, streaming from your Netflix account, and you're imagining somewhere in the…

The Spot: FiOS in the Fast Lane

Verizon escapes a dystopian traffic jam in McCann's latest work

GENESIS: According to Verizon, the average home has 4.5 Internet gadgets—laptops, desktops, TVs, tablets, smartphones, and so on—a number that could approach double digits by 2014. The network that carries…

A New Kind of Love Story

Not so long ago, you’d assume that a girl alone…

May 02 2011

Boost Mobile Offering Plans Without the Puppets

Here's an amusing little spot from 180 for Boost Mobile. It's populated by ceaselessly upbeat puppets who hound our hero from the moment he wakes up. Like most of this…

The Spot: Call of the Wild

Japanese agency builds a giant xylophone to pitch a cell phone

GENESIS: This abstract and artful Japanese cell-phone spot, which will surely be among the most discussed and awarded ads of 2011, drew its inspiration from a single product feature: the…

William & Kate Boogie Down the Aisle for T-Mobile

Prince William and Kate Middleton's wedding is just a few weeks away now, but T-Mobile has stolen a bit of the royals' thunder with this amusing video from Saatchi &…

Silent for a Decade, the Verizon Guy Finds His Voice

The Atlantic has published a profile of Paul Marcarelli, Verizon's "Can you hear me now?" guy. What's next, a three-part series on Flo from Progressive Insurance? But actually, it turns…

Amazon Dominates List of Top Ten Google Advertisers

Insurance, telcos, among the other big spenders

MediaPost has published a new list of Google’s top ten search advertisers based on fourth-quarter data from 2010. According to the list, Amazon ranks as Google’s top spender, followed by…

Vodafone projection-maps history of mobile

It's 3-D projection-mapping day on AdFreak! Here's another cool production on a much smaller scale than the Hyundai building side. It's a clip from Vodafone U.K. by TBG Digital showing…

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