Posts tagged “Wireless”

June 20

Premium Lock Why world Wi-Fi day connects communities for the greater good

On the 20th World Wi-Fi Day, the CEO of Chicago-based Cambium Networks talks about the importance of spreading wireless Internet connectivity all around the world, not just in metro areas.

Wi-Fi at Mount Everest Wi-Fi at Mount Everest

Updated December 15, 2016

Premium Lock Valencell tapping into hot market for biometric sensor tech

Back in 2006 .
when Steven LeBoeuf, Ph.D, and his three co-founders started Valencell, which makes biometric sensor technology widely in demand now, it was "A leap of faith" then.

 Wearables. Wearables.

November 9, 2016

Premium Lock Lumos Networks acquiring Clarity Communications Group

Clarity Communications acquired by Lumos Virginia-based Lumos Network Corp., a fiber-based service provider in the Mid-Atlantic region, has agreed to acquire Clarity Communications Group, which operates a 730-mile fiber network across four states, with the majority in North Carolina. Financial details were not disclosed

July 22, 2016

Premium Lock MCNC revenue grows, sets goal of all time high broadband connectivity

MCNC MCNC, the non-profit operator of the North Carolina Research and Education Network (NCREN), says that as it starts a new fiscal year with growing revenue and employee base it is ready to bring broadband connectivity levels in the state to all-time highs.

October 29, 2015

Premium Lock Smartphone markets growing saturated

Strategy Analytics Smartphone markets are growing saturated. Global smartphone shipments grew only10 percent annually to reach 354 million units in the third quarter of 2015, the slowest rate of growth since the depths of the recession, according to the latest research from Strategy Analytics.Lenovo-Motorola in 4th place.

Updated October 12, 2015

Premium Lock K4Connect lands $1.9M seed round for smart home tech

Scott Moody speaks out K4Connect, a Raleigh-based company that transforms community apartments and residences into smart homes, has raised $1.9 million in seed funding to launch its first product, K4 community.

Updated October 12, 2015

Premium Lock More than half of wireless operators plan WiFi hotspot ugrades

WBA By the end of next year, you should find it increasingly easy to make wireless calls over carrier-grade WiFi hotspots.More than half of wireless operators have plans to deploy carrier-grade WiFi and 80 percent also plan deployments of in the areas of Internet of things and machine to machine communication. So says the annual report on the state of the WiFi ecosystem by The Wireless Broadband Alliance.

October 8, 2015

Premium Lock Positive results for Envisia drug; Raleigh top place to start a career; most smartphones sold on installment

Bulldog In today's Bulldog update of technology news: Envisia gets positive trial results; Raleigh one of best spots in the world to start a career; nearly half of smartphones sold on installment plans.

October 8, 2015

Premium Lock Report names AT&T highest ranked wireless network in Durham

Rootmetrics A new report from RootMetrics names AT&T the highest ranked local wireless network in Durham. Last August, AT&T shared the award with Verizon. Verizon was tops in Greensboro and Charlotte posted a three-way tie.

Updated October 7, 2015

Premium Lock FCC grants AT&T waiver allowing it to offer calling over WiFi

AT&T The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has granted AT&T's request for a waiver allowing it to proceed with its WiFi calling plans.

October 6, 2015

Premium Lock Operators will focus on connected devices in 2H15 to gain subscribers in the saturating smartphone market

Mobile carriers are struggling to generate wireless service revenue growth in the U.S. due to the ongoing pricing war and the saturating smartphone market. To offset declining service revenue, operators are focused on expanding their connected device offerings and increasing equipment revenue through unsubsidized device purchases, According to TBR's 2Q15 U.S. & Canada Mobile Operator Benchmark.

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October 5, 2015

Premium Lock Gardner headlines Startup Grind event, CEO Forum features Arianna Huffington, Sprint layoffs likely

Bulldog In today's Bulldog Update of technology stories: life science industry fuels hot Triangle real estate market; Startup Grind to host David Garner of Cofounders Capital; NC CEO Forum set for November; Sprint layoffs likely.

October 5, 2015

Premium Lock AT&T wants WiFi callling, says rivals offering it without FCC approval

AT&T                             AT&T has asked the Federal Communications Commission to speed up approval of its waiver to offer WiFi calling on its network, saying T-Mobile and Sprint are already doing so without FCC approval.

September 18, 2015

Premium Lock What does Google Fiber mean for Charlotte?

GigWOW event in Charlotte Zach Cardias takes a look at what Google Fiber will mean to the Charlotte market following the GigWOW event in the Queen Ciity Thursday.

September 16, 2015

Premium Lock Investor confidence low, but venture funding gains momentum

Deloitte United States investors rank the nation among the lowest in investor confidence in the "2015 Global Venture Capital Confidence Survey" from Deloitte and the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA). On the other hand, venture capital fund raising gained momentum and "There is much for U.S. venture investors to be excited about," says an NVCA exec.

July 27, 2015

Premium Lock Software turns smartphones into medical research tools

 Jody Kearns doesn't like to spend time obsessing about her Parkinson's disease. The 56-year-old dietitian from Syracuse, New York, had to give up bicycling because the disorder affected her balance. But she still works, drives and tries to live a normal life.

July 15, 2015

Premium Lock Wake Forest dumps gigabit provider, seeks new partner

Wake Forest street scene An initiative that was expected to earn Wake Forest the distinction as one of the Triangle's first gigabit communities has been put on hold. Town officials say that RST Fiber, the Shelby-based company that provided gigabit-speed Internet service to Wake Forest, is no longer an option following long delays in meeting commitments and news that RST is in business trouble.

Updated July 8, 2015

Premium Lock Microsoft slashing 7,800 jobs

Microsoft Corporation    Microsoft will cut 7,800 jobs and take a $7.6 billion impairment charge as it attempts to revive its flagging phone hardware business.

Updated April 20, 2015

Premium Lock Latest news on Tiger Eye Sensor, Apple Watch, the Pope's iPad

Bulldog Tiger Eye Sensor founder among finalists for SBA competition; Apple Watch delivery delayed; the Pope's iPad sells for $30,500; Steve Case honored., Republic Wireless, NC School of Science and Math.

Updated March 11, 2015

Premium Lock Digital Turbine closes merger with Apia

Jud Bowman Digital Turbine Inc. (Nasdaq: APPS), a mobile technology company, has completed its previously announced stock-for-stock merger with Appia Inc., the previoulsy Durham-based mobile user acquisition network.

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