03 December 2013 - Press Release: ITU convenes unique gathering of tech and development leaders to forge new strategy for global digital connectivity
Every mobile device vendor wishes in one way or another that it were Apple. The company has succeeded by delivering a complete hardware and content experience with its devices for nearly 20 years along with an attractive brand promise that make consumers wait in line to buy products sight unseen. How many times can Apple repeat this pattern and what level of success is its iPad tablet brand likely to see?
As they seek to increase and sustain engagement in an increasingly competitive market, mobile game publishers are moving far beyond virtual currency or purely in-app perks to incent users. Real-world rewards, as they're called, are quickly becoming a way to keep gamers coming back to an app over and over again. Special report
H2O Wireless, an MVNO that is managed by Fort Lee, N.J.-based Locus Telecommunications and runs on AT&T Mobility's network, has revived an unlimited data offer that it had discontinued in 2011.
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler indicated in his first major policy address as chairman that one of the agency's key goals is ensuring that all carriers have enough spectrum to compete and operate their networks.
Huawei founder and CEO Ren Zhengfei said the company had decided to exit the U.S. network equipment market, according to media reports, because of continuing disputes between the U.S. and China and lingering concerns, which the company has called unfounded, that Huawei itself poses a security threat to the United States.
T-Mobile US MVNO Ultra Mobile is expanding the number of countries included in its international calling plan to more than 70, as the company focuses on being the MVNO of choice for those interested in cheap international calling and texting.
BlackBerry's interim CEO John Chen issued an open letter to BlackBerry's enterprise customers in which he declared that the company is here to stay. He also reminded the market that the company's BlackBerry 10 platform can perform mobile device management for other smartphone platforms, not just BlackBerry.
The CTIA announced the launch of a global, multi-carrier, common database for LTE smartphones just ahead of schedule.
Finnish startup Jolla this week started shipping its first smartphone, called the Jolla, running its open-source Sailfish operating system, and the company has grand ambitions for where it can take its niche product.