International

Sub-$200 smartphone demand to exceed 750 mn in 2018

Sub-$200 smartphone demand to exceed 750 mn in 2018

August 8, 2013 at 3:43 pm 0 comments

ABI Research forecasts low cost smartphone shipments to grow from 238 million in 2013 to 758 million by 2018 Low cost smartphones, defined as hones with a wholesale ASP below $200, are increasingly appearing in OEM and operator portfolios in both emerging and developed markets. The low hanging fruit forRead More

Continental join hands with Cisco

Continental join hands with Cisco

August 8, 2013 at 3:09 pm 0 comments

Continental and Cisco will showcase a proof-of-concept connected vehicle. This joint proof-of-concept connected vehicle is equipped with the highly secure and seamless network technology to meet the growing demands for connected vehicles.  Continental lays the foundation for added innovative automobile functions and benefits to passengers to make connectivity to theRead More

NSN becomes Nokia Solutions and Networks

NSN becomes Nokia Solutions and Networks

August 7, 2013 at 6:16 pm 0 comments

Nokia Siemens Networks, the world’s mobile broadband specialist today becomes Nokia Solutions and Networks and is now known as NSN. The new name reflects NSN’s change of ownership following Nokia’s acquisition of Siemens entire 50 percent stake, which was announced on July 1, 2013, and completed today. Nokia Solutions andRead More

Google and four other firms form OpenPower Consortium

Google and four other firms form OpenPower Consortium

August 7, 2013 at 6:02 pm 0 comments

Google, IBM, Mellanox, NVIDIA and Tyan today announced plans to form the OpenPOWER Consortium, an open development alliance based on IBM’s POWER microprocessor architecture. The consortium intends to build advanced server, networking, storage and GPU-acceleration technology aimed at delivering more choice, control and flexibility to developers of next-generation, hyperscale andRead More

CSC and AT&T sign agreement for cloud

CSC and AT&T sign agreement for cloud

August 7, 2013 at 5:58 pm 0 comments

CSC and AT&T have signed a seven year agreement for a global strategic alliance to develop next-generation technology solutions for enterprise businesses based on cloud solutions. Under the agreement, the two companies plan to develop and offer cloud solutions for businesses globally. The companies are combining CSC’s cloud services, specializedRead More

Ingram Micro to provide logistics for Telecom New Zealand

Ingram Micro to provide logistics for Telecom New Zealand

August 7, 2013 at 5:55 pm 0 comments

Ingram Micro, the world’s largest technology distributor announced today it has signed an agreement with Telecom New Zealand, to provide third-party logistics and supply chain optimization services. Under the terms of the agreement, Ingram Micro will manage the warehousing and distribution of mobile devices and customer-fixed line hardware from deviceRead More

Apple starts trade-in programme for non-Apple chargers

Apple starts trade-in programme for non-Apple chargers

August 7, 2013 at 1:19 am 0 comments

Apple today said that starting August 16, it would launch a worldwide programme to replace counterfeit Apple mobile chargers. This initiative was a response to the reported death of a Chinese woman while using a non-Apple charger with her iPhone. “Customer safety is a top priority at Apple,” the companyRead More

238.1 mn mobile phones shipped in Q2, up 50 percent

238.1 mn mobile phones shipped in Q2, up 50 percent

August 6, 2013 at 4:47 pm 0 comments

According to Canalys, the industry shipped 238.1 million mobile phones in Q2, an impressive 50 percent year-on-year increase. Samsung and Apple grew their shipments by 55 percent and 20 percent respectively to maintain first and second place. Lenovo, Yulong and Korean vendor LG completed the top five vendors. Collectively, theRead More

Anite leads in LTE-A with eICIC testing capability

Anite leads in LTE-A with eICIC testing capability

August 6, 2013 at 2:13 pm 0 comments

Anite, a global leader in wireless equipment testing technology, today announced that it is first to release a flexible and comprehensive eICIC (enhanced Inter Cell Interference Coordination) enriched LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) device testing solution, based on its Development Toolset. Verified through close collaboration with a leading Asian device manufacturer, this cutting-edgeRead More

Vodafone awards global managed services contract to Amdocs

Vodafone awards global managed services contract to Amdocs

August 6, 2013 at 2:08 pm 0 comments

Vodafone, one of the world’s largest mobile communications operators, today announced signing a five-year global managed services agreement for Vodafone’s customer care and billing domain based on Amdocs software applications. For customer care and billing based on Amdocs software applications, Vodafone selected Amdocs ‒ a global domain leader in communicationsRead More