Telephony, Wireless & Mobile

CEA SmartBrief

Consumer electronics news and information

CEA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Consumer Electronics Association

Prime members, Kindle owners spend more on Amazon, survey finds

4/23/2014

  • CNET

Amazon Prime members spend twice as much on Amazon as non-Prime members, and Kindle owners spend 30% more, according to a survey from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners. Nearly one-third of Prime… Read More

CTIA SmartBrief

Wireless industry news

CTIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: CTIA-The Wireless Association

Verizon nets 549,000 connections, beats Q1 estimates

4/24/2014

  • Bloomberg Businessweek
  • ZDNet

Verizon Wireless logo illustration

Verizon Communications reported revenues and subscriber gains that surpassed analyst estimates in the first quarter as the telecom added 549,000 retail net connections, most of them contract customers… Read More

Location SmartBrief: Business Game Changer

News on location business intelligence and data

Location SmartBrief: Business Game Changer

Published in partnership with: LBx Journal

AlterGeo's location data to be used to assess credit-worthiness

4/23/2014

  • TechCrunch

Several banks in Russia have signed a deal with AlterGeo, a hybrid positioning system that uses Wi-Fi, WiMax and GSM among other technologies to create a detailed picture of the user's whereabouts whe… Read More

SCTE SmartBrief

Cable telecommunication news.

SCTE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers

Name those stellar standouts

4/24/2014

It's time to submit nominations for the annual SCTE Cable-Tec Expo┬« Awards. The deadline for SCTE Member of the Year, the SCTE Hall of Fame, the SCTE Excellence in Standards Award, and the SCTE Safet… Read More