AR-VR Headsets Forecast Calls For Triple-Digit Growth This Year

Sales of augmented reality and virtual reality (AR/VR) headsets picked up steam in 1Q 2017, and growth should continue strong throughout 2017, according to a new AR-VR headsets forecast from IDC. Anticipating the launch of a lengthy list of new AR/VR products in 2H’17, IDC...Learn More

Bluegrass Cellular begins rollout of LTE Advanced

Elizabethtown, Kentucky — November 18, 2016 – Bluegrass Cellular customers in select areas now have access to LTE Advanced, the next evolution of 4G LTE – the fastest and most advanced network available – on their mobile devices. LTE Advanced is the nation’s largest and...Learn More

Sprint Continues LTE Plus Three-Channel Carrier Aggregation Tests – Reaches 275 Mbps

August 25, 2016  — OVERLAND PARK, Kan.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sprint (NYSE: S) continues its device testing of three-channel carrier aggregation, today announcing it reached peak speeds of 275 Mbps in three-channel carrier aggregation lab tests using the LG G5, one of the first devices on the market...Learn More

Sprint Demos LTE Plus, Reaches 295 Mbps

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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