I presume this blog (and site) is written purely for US readership? Many articles are peppered with nationalistic "us" and "we" statements that assume the reader's origin. If you aim to be recognised as professional writers, you should take care with this.
Keep in mind that the US population is less than 4.5% of the global total :-)
Replay available now: A handful of emerging network technologies are competing to be the preferred wide-area connection for the Internet of Things. All claim lower costs and power use than cellular but none have wide deployment yet. Listen in as proponents of leading contenders make their case to be the metro or national IoT network of the future. Rick Merritt, EE Times Silicon Valley Bureau Chief, moderators this discussion. Join in and ask his guests questions.