Telephony, Wireless & Mobile

CEA SmartBrief

Consumer electronics news and information

CEA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Consumer Electronics Association

Samsung to enter mobile-pay arena this year


  • Business Insider

Samsung confirmed that its mobile-payment application, set to compete with Apple Pay, will roll out in the second half of this year. Samsung Pay will use Magnetic Secure Transmission technology. Read More

CTIA SmartBrief

Wireless industry news

CTIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: CTIA-The Wireless Association

Periscope enables many to watch Mayweather-Pacquiao free via video streaming


  • Variety
  • Verge, The

An undetermined number of fight fans were able to watch Saturday night's Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao bout for free on mobile devices by tuning in to live-streaming feeds from Periscope users who d… Read More

SCTE SmartBrief

Cable telecommunication news.

SCTE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers

Midcontinent brings network upgrade to Midwest service area



Midcontinent Communications is upgrading its cable TV and Internet network in the upper Midwest in partnership with Infinera. The companies have rolled out a packet optical transport networking platfo… Read More