Verizon boosts role in smart cities

Verizon’s Enterprise Solutions unit has recently announced a bigger push into smart cities and smart agricultural support services that rely on wireless networks and Internet of Things technologies.

Lenovo to launch S60 smartphone at GITEX SS 2015

Lenovo will launch its Lenovo S60 smartphone at GITEX Shopper Spring 2015, with UAE being the first country to receive the device in the Middle East. The smartphone will be sold exclusively at the four-day event which starts on April 1st at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

Lighting up

Cellular networks in the Middle East will need fatter pipes to the wired Internet to keep delivering a satisfying mobile experience, and fibre is emerging as the best for mobile backhaul networks.

Ericsson: 9 in 10 to have mobile phone by 2020

The latest edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report, an update on mobile trends leveraging Big Data from live networks worldwide, launches today and reveals that proliferation of mobile technology is continuing at a rapid pace.

Advanced airwaves

Commercial LTE-Advanced is fast hitting the telecoms market. The next major step in LTE networks, LTE-Advanced is said to help assuage the massive increase in demand for mobile data as well as deliver much higher data speeds for all. That means better coverage, stability and speed.

Samsung forecasts third consecutive profit drop

Samsung Electronics is expecting a drop in its operating profit for the third consecutive quarter, citing an overall slowdown in smartphone market growth and increased competition in China and some European markets.

Nokia Unveils Photo-Centric Lumia 930, Plus Midrange Lumias 630 and 635

Nokia phones took their turn at Microsoft’s Build 2014 developers’ conference, too–and not a moment too soon, given the latest smartphone announcements from Android rivals. At the Wednesday keynote, Nokia’s Stephen Elop announced the Nokia Lumia 930, the international variant to the Nokia Lumia Icon that the company recently launched on Verizon Wireless in the US.

Sony Mobile launches Xperia M2 at MWC

At the ongoing Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, Sony Mobile has introduced Xperia M2, one of its four new products. The other products include Sony SmartBand, Xperia Z2 smartphone and Xperia Z2 tablet.


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