Posts tagged “Telecommunications and Wireless”
Watch out for a "watershed" year in eSports, more disruption in banking and "mass expansion" of virtual reality content in 2017, says Juniper Research in making its top 10 tech predictions. Our Insiders get the details.
Analysis: Disruption is evident in nearly every PC and mobile device product segment and price band as vendors prioritize profit per sale over restoring revenue growth or chasing market share. The race to claim greater profits is changing these traditionally static markets. A greater focus on premium devices -- especially thin-and-light notebook PCs, gaming PCs and high-end smartphones -- is resetting the dynamics within the market, says Technology Business Research.
WRAL TechWire, a comprehensive source of coverage of companies in the Carolinas and beyond with a focus on the growth industries of broadband, life sciences, and on entrepreneurs and venture funding, has WRAL TechWire apps for iOS and Android devices.
David Morken is turning loose the "David" he helped create to take on the "Goliaths" in the wireless industry as Republic Wireless spins out from Raleigh-based Bandwidth. But Morken says Republic's new CEO and the company are ready to fight even more aggressively while he turns his attention to Bandwidth, which is ready for "cleared hot" growth.
Did you know that Raleigh-based Republic Wireless is close to a $100 million-a-year company and growing fast? New CEO Chris Chuang talks about Republic's rapid growth, its awards for service, profitability, and how the company plans to defend its WiFi calling technology.
Chris Chuang, the CEO of newly spun-out Republic Wireless, has big plans to grow the former Bandwidth company thanks to a $30 million cash infusion and ongoing growth. In the first of a two-part exclusive Q&A with WRAL TechWire, Chuang spells out his goals.
Raleigh-based Republic Wireless, a five-year-old company that at launch was among the first telecommunications providers to offer WiFi-based calling, is spinning out as a separate company from parent Bandwidth. It also is getting a $30 million cash infusion.
Looking for a tech Christmas present? Having voice control such as those Amazon "Echos" and Google "Home" devices we see advertised more every day is a big priority for young home owners and nearly half of all age groups, a new survey finds.
Cyber Monday was one for the record books with consumers going online to spend a record $3.45 billion. And a big enabler of all that spending was people using smartphones as well as other mobile devices, says global ecommerce services provider ChannelAdvisor.
Games available include classics such as "Pac-Man," ''Space Invaders" and "Galaga," as well as newer titles. Plus: Watch a video demo.
Fatal crashes caused by distracted drivers are on the rise, and that's contributing to a spike in traffic deaths during the past two years. The government says 3,477, or about 10 percent, of the more than 35,000 traffic fatalities last year involved distracted drivers. That's up 8.8 percent over 2014. Traffic deaths spiked 10.4 percent in the first six months of this year and rose 7.2 percent last year, after years of declines. Plus: A look at apps that might be subject of a "lock out."
The trends of convergence have been with us for decades. While communications, content, and computing have been converging--and even the regulators of these industries--the actual regulation has not converged, and remains sector specific. Telecom regulators and competition authorities are challenged by these technological trends. Here's why in the view of U.K.-based Strand Consulting.