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Mobility TechZone Week in Review
By Matt Paulson
Smaller and more powerful computing devices are coming out almost every single day, with capabilities rivaling those of traditional laptop and even desktop computers. Because of this, more people are using mobile devices which is causing the sales to dramatically and exponentially increase. In an ef…

T-Mobile US Would Be Sold for Any Offer of at least $35 a Share
By Gary Kim
In either of those scenarios--Illiad buying T-Mobile US or Dish Network buying T-Mobile US--it is likely that the U.S. market might, in the medium term, acquire a fifth supplier, as the move to national triple-play offers also would compel Comcast to add a mobile capability as well.

Microsoft Slashes $100 Off Surface 2 Prices
By Clayton Hamshar
A limited time offer from Microsoft has introduced a severe price cut of $100 to all three models in its Surface 2 lineup. This is timed perfectly for back-to-school season, but varying watchful eyes think it may be the sign of an upcoming new model or even a discontinuation of the product line.

Comview's New Integration of WMM and EMM
By Lavanya Rathnam
Comview Corporation is a company that specializes in Telecom Expense Management (TEM) and Wireless Mobility Management (WMM). It works by gathering information from different fixed and mobile telecom devices and from other IT assets and consolidates the same into a cloud-based package. It allows thi…

Cricket Wireless (AT&T) Launches Promotion to Attract T-Mobile US Customers
By Gary Kim
Which customer segments are at the center of marketing campaigns launched by T-Mobile US and Sprint? T-Mobile US arguably has been picking up tablet accounts and single-line phone accounts, weighted towards the value end of the market.

Apple Plans to Release a Bigger iPad, Soon
By Daniel Brecht
Apple is rumored to release a 12.9-inch tablet as early as October 2014; it will be targeting North America's educational market only, according to a DIGITIMES post. The tablet is being considered as a substitute for the 11-inch MacBook Air, the source speculated. It is confirmed the large-size iPad…

Verizon's 'Advanced Calling 1.0' Raises a Number of Questions
By Doug Mohney
AT&T and T-Mobile US are offering Voice over LTE (VoLTE), while Verizon today is trying to reframe the discussion into "Advanced Calling 1.0."

Crucial for Operators Looking to Grow the US $1 Trillion Telecom Market are Carrier APIs
By Joe Rizzo
ABI Research has a new report out this week entitled "Telecom APIs and Monetization," which is part of the larger Telco Big Data Analytics and CEM report. According to the report, operators look to minimize risk, maximize profitability and achieve a competitive advantage, which makes sense. Tier One…

New Survey Illuminates Gap Between Perceived Effectiveness of 9-1-1 Location Services
By Matt Paulson
Are the location services on your cell phone powerful enough to pinpoint your location in an emergency when you call from your own home? Chances are very slim that this is the case, as current FCC regulations do not require cell phone carriers to provide an accurate location for callers inside build…

T-Mobile Expands Family Plans
By Oliver VanDervoort
It seems as if T-Mobile is working extra hard in order to win back the customer support that has suffered since the revelation of bill cramming. The newest move by the telecommunications company is expanding its friends and families plan in a very big way. Now that the new plan has been rolled out, …

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