SyrupCast Podcast Ep. 130: Telus is the Illuminati

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  • Kevin

    How long before the ruling by the CRTC to force phones unlocked in Canada on Dec 1st is over turned??

  • danakin

    This week it’s host Igor with Rose, Patrick, and the returning Peter Nowak.

    The podcast kicked off with a discussion of the new CRTC head. Aside from the glaring number of “ums” Igor uttered following Rose’s well executed setup (7 by my count), this was a flawless segment. It had everything, including a mention of Anthrax’s guitarist thanks to the reversed name of Ian Scott, that listeners need from a podcast. Impacts of this change ranging from MVNO policy, 5G’s impact, and consumer pricing were intelligently discussed and provided listeners with a healthy education without coming off as ponderous.

    5G’s future was up next and again there was lots of good information in both Rose’s setup, and Peter’s elaboration. It was interesting to learn how 5G’s network slicing will impact most everyday activities. In particular, autonomous (I assume SAE Level 5) vehicles on our highways. As with the first segment listeners got something out of the time they spent listening to the show.

    I’ve noticed that recently, when Rose is on the show, she’s routinely in the role of setting up the talking points with background information. This works very well when there is an SME guest to add the depth and breadth of opinion that’s not always found in the incumbents. Rose has proven very capable as an information consolidator and typically trips up when she tries to be too clever (not her forte) or lean on half-baked tropes for giggles.

    Not much to say about the Switch minute – essentially a tidbit of marginal consequence.

    This week’s show gets a 8.8 SMSPR (Subjective MobileSyrup Podcast Review) score. This week’s DCS (Dopey Comment Score) is: 0.

  • danakin

    This week it’s host Igor with Rose, Patrick, and the returning Peter Nowak.

    The podcast kicked off with a discussion of the new CRTC head. Aside from the glaring number of “ums” Igor uttered following Rose’s well executed setup (7 by my count), this was a flawless segment. It had everything, including a mention of Anthrax’s guitarist thanks to the reversed name of Ian Scott, that listeners need from a podcast. Impacts of this change ranging from MVNO policy, 5G’s impact, and consumer pricing were intelligently discussed and provided listeners with a healthy education without coming off as ponderous.

    5G’s future was up next and again there was lots of good information in both Rose’s setup, and Peter’s elaboration. It was interesting to learn how 5G’s network slicing will impact most everyday activities. In particular, autonomous (I assume SAE Level 5) vehicles on our highways. As with the first segment listeners got something out of the time they spent listening to the show.

    I’ve noticed that recently, when Rose is on the show, she’s routinely in the role of setting up the talking points with background information. This works very well when there is an SME guest to add the depth and breadth of opinion that’s not always found in the incumbents. Rose has proven very capable as an information consolidator and typically trips up when she tries to be too clever (not her forte) or lean on half-baked tropes for giggles.

    Not much to say about the Switch minute – essentially a tidbit of marginal consequence.

    This week’s show gets a 8.8 SMSPR (Subjective MobileSyrup Podcast Review) score. This week’s DCS (Dopey Comment Score) is: 0.