Apple isn’t delaying bringing its latest iPhone to regional carriers this time around, with launches across the U.S. going out today, at a list of carriers that includes C Spire, Bluegrass Cellular, Appalachian Wireless, Alaska GCI, Cricket Wireless, Cellcom and nTelos Wireless.
In today's edition of “U.S. wireless carriers are dicks”, we're going to look at the latest in how carriers and the CTIA are protecting valuable revenue streams by blocking features that would curb smartphone theft.
Over 1.6 million U.S. consumers had a smartphone stolen in 2012. One in three thefts within the U.S. involved a mobile gadget.
In case you weren’t quite certain why wireline and wireless carriers were capping your data, it’s not about bandwidth. Instead, they are able to charge a premium for faster speeds and more data, thereby raking in profits over and above what they’ve gotten in the past.
Ever since the announcement of their One series of smartphones, HTC has not wasted any time in getting their highly anticipated One X and One S models ready for release onto various carriers globally. But what about the HTC One V? That’s right, there was a third member of the One Club.
Enterprise network infrastructure company BTI Systems has raised $10 million in new capital led by Bain Capital Ventures and existing investors BDC, Covington Capital and GrowthWorks. The company has raised more than $33 million since 2011.
BTI Systems’ network infrastructure allows carriers and content providers to capitalize on the increasing demand for bandwidth (i.e.
There's an article currently on Ars Technica which you all may be interested in.
Civil liberties advocates have asked the US Federal Trade Commission to take action against the nation's four major wireless carriers for selling millions of Android smartphones that never, or only rarely, receive updates to patch dangerous security vulnerabilities.
Mobile carriers in the U.S. are very concerned about the amount of traffic on their data networks. Too much and the whole thing gets clogged and slows down. A study by video optimization firm Bytemobile has found that it’s not the smartphones carriers need to worry about… it’s the tablets.
According to this study, tablets drive three times more mobile data than smartphones.