Sprint Demos LTE Plus, Reaches 295 Mbps

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Overland Park, Kansas — August 12, 2016 — Sprint (NYSE: S) today announced it reached peak speeds of 295 Mbps in three-channel carrier aggregation lab tests using the HTC 10, one of the first devices on the market to support the functionality. Sprint is testing...Learn More

Game Consoles Forecast: Household Penetration Below 50% by 2019

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Internet gaming consoles have been the most common connected entertainment device for years now, but their presence in U.S. broadband households will drop below 50% by 2019, according to a game consoles forecast from Parks Associates. Unit sales have been dropping for nearly 10 years...Learn More

HTC Selects Entone for IOT Service Assurance

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Cupertino, California — July 14, 2015 — Entone, Inc., a global leader of Cloud TV and Connected Home solutions, today announced that Horry Telephone Cooperative (HTC) has selected its Engage™ hosted service assurance platform to support their hybrid IPTV services. Engage is Entone’s multi-device (IoT)...Learn More

J.D. Power: Flagship Devices Key to Smartphone Satisfaction

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Flagship device launches have become increasingly important to wireless OEMs as they look to differentiate their products and brands from competitors. Flagship wireless device launches, according to the J.D. Power 2015 U.S. Wireless Smartphone Satisfaction Study – Volume 1 “are an influential and critical driver...Learn More

IDC: Smartphone Growth Rate to Slow in 2014

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Smartphone shipment volume shot up over 39% in 2013, exceeding 1 billion units for the first time. That pace won’t be kept up in years to come, however, with smartphone shipment growth slowing to 8.3% in 2017 and 6.2% in 2018, according to the latest...Learn More

comScore: Android, Apple Add to Their Smartphone Market Share Leads

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Nearly sixty-four percent (63.8%) of Americans – 152.5 million people – owned smartphones as of end November, 3% more than did as of the end of August, with Apple manufacturing and Google supplying the mobile operating systems (OS) for more of them than any other...Learn More

comScore: U.S. Smartphone Ownership Rose 4% in One Quarter

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Google sites collectively continued to reign as the top mobile media property in the U.S. in October, with Apple ranking at the top of the ranks of smartphone manufacturers and Android the market leading smartphone platform, according to the latest from comScore’s MobiLens and Mobile...Learn More

Free Cellphone Service Provider Adds “Bring Your Own Phone” Option

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LOS ANGELES, CA – November 19, 2013 – FreedomPop, America’s first free mobile service company, today expanded its recently launched free phone service to allow consumers to use their old Sprint phones to add a line with FreedomPop. In addition, FreedomPop unveiled a new $99...Learn More

HTC of South Carolina Selects Minerva Middleware

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Las Vegas, NV – October 23, 2013:  Minerva Networks, a leading provider of software solutions for the delivery of television services over broadband networks, announced today that Horry Telephone Cooperative (HTC) has selected Minerva’s award winning iTVFusion platform to power its next generation in-home video...Learn More

comScore: Apple, Android’s Hold on U.S. Smartphone Market Continues

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Apple continued as the leading smartphone manufacturer in the U.S., capturing a 39.2% OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturing) market share for the three months ending May 2013, says comScore. With 52% of the U.S. smartphone market, Google Android ranked as the #1 smartphone platform provider, according...Learn More

Report: U.S. Smartphone Penetration Reaches 55%

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Some 129.4 million Americans owned smartphones during the three-month period ending this January, up 7% since October for a market penetration of 55%, according to comScore’s latest MobiLens report. Apple topped the ranks of smartphone OEMs as its U.S. market share increased 3.5% to 37.8%...Learn More

Report: Half of Smartphones Sold are from Apple or Samsung

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Global smartphone shipments totaled a record high 700 million in 2012, a 43% year-over-year increase, according to the latest data from Strategy Analytics. Samsung’s star outshone that of other handset manufacturers, in capturing a 30% share of the worldwide market and widening its lead over...Learn More