First News Briefs for May 1, 2013
U.S. Cellular today announced that it will begin offering its postpaid service in 47 Sam’s Club locations across 14 states. U.S. Cellular is now available in select Sam’s Club Locations in Iowa, Illinois, Maryland, Maine, Missouri, North Carolina, Nebraska, New Hampshire, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin and will be available in select locations in Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas on May 7. Sam’s Club members can now purchase U.S. Cellular’s plans and a range of eight cutting-edge devices, which includes the new Samsung GALAXY S 4.
TMNG Global, a provider of professional services and software solutions, today announced the launch of its new portfolio of services – Network Lifecycle Management Services (NLMS) – which it says provides the methods, tools and expertise for operators to maintain the highest levels of customer satisfaction while seamlessly implementing new, complex network services and transitioning to new network technology. The company says this ensures carrier profitability, growth and maximum utilization of all network resources – both new and legacy.
LINE Corporation, owners and operators of the free calling and messaging app, LINE, announced today that it has surpassed 150 million registered users worldwide. LINE was released in June of 2011 as a group communications service available across multiple devices and network carriers. It achieved 100 million users worldwide in January of 2013.
Amazon today announced new accessibility features for the Kindle reading app, that it says make it easier for blind and visually impaired customers to navigate their Kindle libraries, read and interact with their books, and more. These new features are available starting today on Kindle for iOS, and accessibility enhancements will be available on additional platforms in the future.