Pitching Tech Trends with CRN Managing Editor Phil Harvey

Cision

As managing editor at CRN , he oversees news coverage of technology, telecommunications and the Internet of Things. ground zero for tech – San Francisco – and since then he’s had roles with Light Reading and a telecommunications company in England.

Overcome The Talent Gap: 7 Skills You Need To Become A Hybrid Marketer

PR 20/20

M ore than 40% of the world’s population (roughly 3 billion people) are online today , as compared to a mere 7% in 2000, according to the International Telecommunication Union.

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TCIP #044 – Organization Fined $1.1 Million for Emailing Canadians (CASL) with Maanit Zemel

Melissa Agnes

Canada’s Anti Spam Legislation (CASL) came into effect in July of 2014 and it seems that since it came into effect, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has been out for blood. Welcome to episode #044 of The Crisis Intelligence Podcast, with Melissa Agnes and Maanit Zemel. Does your organization email Canadian stakeholders? If so, have you developed a CASL Compliance Policy? If you haven’t, you may be in store for some serious repercussions.

Behind the Headlines With Ashley Simmons

Cision

Ashley Simmons, director of communications at the Telecommunications Industry Association, says you must first develop a plan for how you will achieve your goals. What are you most excited about in your new role as director of communications at the Telecommunications Industry Association?

How to Effectively Communicate Your Rebrand

Cision

When WIND Mobile, a Canadian telecommunications company, became Freedom Mobile last year, they issued a press release which clearly outlined its brand change and reaffirmed its commitment to current customers. Change is in the air as many brands have undergone a makeover in recent months.

Content fuels Verizon purchase of AOL for $4.4 billion

PR Daily

billion to acquire AOL, and the biggest draw for the telecommunications firm was AOL’s content offerings. Verizon announced Tuesday it is paying $4.4

Want More Fans? See 3 Brands’ Secrets

Cision

Some industries, like telecommunications, are unlikely to be associated with heart-warming, exciting feelings. Do you know what customers think about your brand? With brand journalism, you can increase customer loyalty and satisfaction.

How to Choose a PR Strategy, Part 2 of 6: Traditional environment

Shift Communications

Another example of a traditional environment is the telecommunications industry. Strategy is one of the most abused, misused words in the entire lexicon of business. Ask 100 executives what strategy means and you’ll get 150 different answers.

McKinsey: 5 Factors Driving a New Golden Age of Marketing

Sword and the Script

The article cites a telecommunications CEO who noted: …a cumbersome organizational structure was getting in the way of delivering the top-notch customer service that the CEO had designated as a strategic priority. by Frank Strong.

Finalists named for the 2015 Digital PR & Social Media Awards

PR Daily

CLS Strategies for COMPTEL, NTCA -The Rural Broadband Association, ITTA - The Independent Telephone & Telecommunications Alliance, Don't Comcast the Internet. Our call went out for inspired work in digital PR and communications and use of social media.

Blackberry pulls out of Pakistan following consumer data request

PR Daily

The company is pulling its operations out of Pakistan at the end of this year due to what it deems as unreasonable requests from the country’s Telecommunications Authority. Blackberry is taking a stance on privacy and customer data.

5 Outside-the-Box Content Creation Ideas

Cision

The telecommunications company Cisco Systems relies on humor for its video. “ This post was inspired by our free “ Outside-The-Box Content Marketing for PR ” white paper. How do you stand out with content? Infographic?

PR Interns or Assistants – Which is Right for You?

Solo PR Pro

Mary’s clients range from Alaska Native corporations, tourism and telecommunications to a variety of food organizations and two successful US Senate campaigns. This is a guest post from Mary Deming Barber, APR, Fellow PRSA, president of The Barber Group.

How to Effectively Communicate Your Rebrand

Beyond PR

When WIND Mobile, a Canadian telecommunications company, became Freedom Mobile last year, they issued a press release which clearly outlined its brand change and reaffirmed its commitment to current customers. Change is in the air as many brands have undergone a makeover in recent months.

Influencer Insights: Media Moves and Intel for May 16

Beyond PR

Jason’s reporting work at Mashable included covering telecommunications, the internet and media. Today’s public relations professionals need to know not only who is going where, but also how to communicate more effectively with those journalists, bloggers and influencers making moves.

4 Important Years in Copyright Law History

Cision

Example: For those in the automobile, gaming or telecommunication industries, take note. Sharing (content) is caring… that is if you and your team are complying with copyright laws. But when was the last time you sat your team down for training?

Verizon and AT&T criticize open Internet rules proposed by FCC chief

PR Daily

Broadband is currently classified as an “information service,” which means it’s free of the regulations governing telecommunications. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler on Wednesday proposed rules that would ensure net neutrality and protect an open Internet.

TalkTalk hack exposes up to 4 million UK consumers’ data

PR Daily

UK broadband and telecommunications provider TalkTalk went into damage-control mode after a “significant and sustained cyber attack” potentially exposed the data of its 4 million customers.

AT&T calls FCC’s $100 million fine ‘unprecedented and indefensible’

PR Daily

Now, the telecommunications giant is doing just that. When the Federal Communications Commission hit it with a massive $100 million fine in June for throttling customer data, AT&T promised to “vigorously dispute” it.

An Honest Look at My APR Journey

PRSay

She manages the reputations of clients in a multitude of industries including technology, retail, education, automotive and telecommunications. At the ripe ol’ age of 25, I had no idea that I would be where I am today, although I should have known better.

The principles of ghostwriting

PR in High Definition

Unless the writer is explicitly an industry expert on mobile telecommunications, learning and development, etc. It’s Halloween and once again we find ourselves preparing for a night of dressing up and pretending to be something we’re not. Whilst for many people this only happens once a year, for many communications professionals we switch to being someone else on a weekly basis.

Yahoo chief: ‘It’s poetic to be joining forces with AOL and Verizon’

PR Daily

The sale comes just over a year after the broadband telecommunications company bought AOL for $4.4 Marissa Mayer’s endeavor to turn around a struggling Yahoo is pretty much over—but the chief executive isn’t done yet. On Monday, Verizon announced that it is buying Yahoo for roughly $4.83