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Aepona’s API Monetization Platform Wins Best of 4G Awards for Mobile Cloud Enabler

CHICAGO - October 30, 2012 - 4G World 2012 Conference & Expo - Aepona today announced that its API Monetization Platform (AMP) was named the best Mobile Cloud Enabler in the Best of 4G Awards. Winners were announced at the Best of 4G Awards Ceremony at 4G World, the only conference and expo covering the entire ecosystem of next-generation 4G mobile broadband technologies, taking place this week in Chicago. AMP is a Telco-grade software solution that allows Service Providers to expose, manage and monetize their network, contextual, commercial and informational assets as easy-to-use APIs. New APIs that combine Telco, IT and external assets can be quickly created and launched to third party organizations, such as Enterprises, SaaS providers and application developers, allowing them to easily enrich their services with mobility features. AMP's integral Payments and Set... (more)

AT&T Acquires Alltel, More Wireless Spectrum for $780 Million

AT&T is spending $780 million in cash to scoop up more wireless spectrum. The company announced Tuesday that it is buying the U.S. retail wireless operations of a carrier called Atlantic Tele-Network or ATNI. As part of the deal, AT&T will acquire wireless spectrum licenses, network assets, retail stores and approximately 585,000 subscribers. ATNI operates under the Alltel name in the U.S, Its network covers roughly 4.6 million in rural areas in six states including, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, North Carolina, Ohio and South Carolina. The spectrum licenses that AT&T is acquiring are in the 700MHz, 850MHz, and 1900MHz band. AT&T uses 700MHz for its 4G LTE network and the carrier uses 850MHz and 1900MHz for its 2G and 3G networks. Read the full story at CNET. ... (more)

29 May Podcast Weekly Mobile Review

By Ryan Kamauff In this podcast I examined some of the top mobile stories of the past week. As I stated in the podcast, a lot has been going on in the mobile world. In a few short weeks there will be Apple’s WWDC, in which they will announce what’s going on with iOS7, the next iPads and the next iPhone. I talk a little bit about the status of the US wireless carriers (a 3G/4G speed test has recently be released). We also talked about the extensive LTE network that Verizon has now released (covering 95% of their current service area).  Please listen and add anything you’ve got in the comments section. CTOvision Podcasts are available in iTunes and via our RSS feeds for listening in your favorite device. Please subscribe for content while on the go. ... (more)

Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekly – January 19, 2014

Welcome to Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekly, an online newsletter that consists of the most interesting news and articles related to enterprise mobility in Asia.  Asia is predicted to be the fastest area of growth for enterprise mobility between now and 2016. Also read Field Mobility News Weekly Also read M2M News Weekly Also read Mobile Commerce News Weekly Also read Mobile Cyber Security News Weekly Also read Mobile Health News Weekly Also read Mobility News Weekly Looking for an enterprise mobility solution?  Read the Mobile Solution Directory Here! According to Cisco Thailand and Indochina’s Vatsun Thirapatarapong, an overview of the information and communications technology market in 2014 shows the Asia-Pacific region is expected to see shining growth, expanding 5.5 percent to $767 billion.  Read Original Content China’s TechFaith is launching Thunder, the company’... (more)

FCIA Showcases 'Future Proof your Storage' 4GFC Products at SNW

SAN DIEGO, March 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fibre Channel Industry Association (FCIA) today announced that it will showcase a wide variety of 4 Gigabit per second Fibre Channel (4GFC) and tiered storage solutions from a broad range of leading vendors and solution providers in its demonstration (Booth G-10), entitled, "Future Proof your Storage," at Storage Networking World (SNW), which will be held April 3-6, 2006 at the Manchester Grand Hyatt, San Diego, California. Industry acceptance of 4GFC is at all time high and with PCI Express technology the performance of 4GFC has broken all performance barriers. The goal of the FCIA's "Future Proof your Storage" demonstration is to highlight the unprecedented speed of 4GFC, and demonstrate its flexible role in creating cost-effective, tiered storage solutions. SNW attendees can witness first-hand a wide variety of commerciall... (more)

Qualcomm Announces New Ultra HD Processor for TVs and Set-Top-Boxes

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 6, 2014  /PRNewswire/ -- Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., has introduced the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 802 processor, the first fully integrated system-on-a-chip (SoC) designed for next-generation smart TVs, smart set-top boxes and smart digital media adapters. The Snapdragon 802 processor is designed to power the latest smart TV experiences at Ultra HD resolution, including seamless decoding of Ultra HD video content, rich user interfaces, and console-quality gaming. Its high performance, power-efficient design enables the Snapdragon 802 processor to deliver advanced, concurrent use cases, such as playing an online game while video conferencing; browsing the web while streaming a movie; simultaneously playing back up to four HD videos on the same TV; or sharing with ... (more)

Blended Mobility: When Your Car is Your Mobile Phone

NEW YORK, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Blended Mobility: When Your Car is Your Mobile Phone http://www.reportlinker.com/p02012328/Blended-Mobility-When-Your-Car-is-Your-Mobile-Phone.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Mobile_Telephony This SPIE explores the dynamics of a blended mobility environment, as well as the impact this will have on consumer buying decisions. It will be of interest to telecommunication carriers, automobile manufacturers and those companies who provide them with technology. Introduction Many years ago, the author of this SPIE was an Army Signal Corps officer. In that prehistoric age, he was responsible for radio communications for a Cavalry unit, and had to maintain an inventory of radio equipment. One of the items was a short wave radio;... (more)

GTI Summit Will Kick Off in Barcelona on Feb. 25

HONG KONG, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On February 25th, 2014, Global TD-LTE Initiative (GTI) will launch the LTE TDD/FDD International Summit at the 2014 GSMA Mobile World Congress (MWC) to be held in Barcelona from February 24th to 27th. The year of 2014 is the 3rd anniversary of GTI and also considered as the new epoch for 4G global scale commercialization. The summit will witness in-depth discussions on the latest progressions and status quos of 4G commercialization, new technologies, application, market trends and business models of mobile Internet industry in the era of 4G, to drive global large scale deployment of TD-LTE. This summit will convene over 500 attendees, including Mr. Craig Ehrlich, Chairman of Steering Committee, GTI, Mr. Shang Bing, Vice Minister, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) of China, Ms. Anne Bouverot, Drector Gene... (more)

New Sequans-Powered LTE Device by Pinyon Technologies Built for India

A new LTE consumer device powered by Sequans Communications S.A. (NYSE:SQNS) and built by Pinyon Technologies, a global supplier of next-generation mobile data products, will be on display at Mobile World Congress in Sequans’ stand in hall 7, number 7D76. The new device, the AirWire LTE Wi-Fi dongle, is based on Sequans’ Mont Blanc LTE Platform and is the first of several LTE devices Pinyon is planning to design and build based on Sequans’ technology. According to Pinyon, the first version of the AirWire LTE Wi-Fi dongle is designed for the Indian market and expected to deploy in India in late 2014. Pinyon AirWire LTE Dongle (Photo: Business Wire) The AirWire LTE Wi-Fi dongle (which resembles a flip style mobile phone) provides Internet connectivity via its built-in Wi-Fi hotspot or USB connection. The dongle operates standalone, enabling multiple devices to conne... (more)

HYUNDAI MNSOFT Develops New Incremental Update Technology for Navigation System While Driving

SEOUL, South Korea, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HYUNDAI MNSOFT, a vehicle infotainment company under Hyundai Motor Group specializing in navigation, black boxes, location-based service (LBS) and Telematics, has successfully developed a new technology that delivers incremental updates of the latest maps to automotive navigation systems, while in a moving car via the widely available wireless network. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140219/HK66211 ) The development of technology that allows incremental updates of only the latest map data while in a moving car, anytime and anywhere, is a major breakthrough in this fast-advancing industry. The new technology, which has strong commercial potential in the mass market, is closer to a full-fledged commercial launch. A host of companies in Japan and Europe have attempted to develop such innovative solutions, o... (more)