First News Briefs: Charter, MediaTek, Claro, Dish, Globecomm, and more...
Charter today annoucned a new WiFi router that utilizes high-powered radios to provide better range and it also features dual band concurrent operation to enable customers to take advantage of the less congested 5.0GHz frequency band while simultaneously operating a network on the 2.4GHz band to ensure older devices that are not 5.0GHz capable can still connect.
MediaTek Inc., a fabless semiconductor company for wireless communications and digital multimedia solutions, today announced the world's first triple-SIM technology for 3G Android smartphones. The solution, which comes in response to widespread demand for multi-SIM devices in emerging markets, was recently commercialized in Brazil by Optimus L4II smartphone from LG Electronics.
Claro and DISH Puerto Rico have announced they have entered into a partnership to offer customers bundled services including DISH’s pay-TV and Claro’s Internet, wireless and telephone services, on a single bill.
Globecomm Systems Inc., a communications solutions provider, announced that the Company has been awarded a contract from a US Government prime contractor for its Auto Explorer products valued at $1.2 million. Globecomm will supply 1.2 meter Auto Explorer Lightweight Transport (LT) Terminals in a dual band (Ku and X) configuration with Life Cycle Support elements.
Kitchen Brains, a company working in the development and deployment of integrated, end-to-end, wireless M2M networking solutions and SaaS applications, has announced the addition of NEC Corporation of America to its POS (Point of Sale) Partnership Program.
Trimble has announced the Connected Farm Fleet app built to serve managers and technicians by enabling them to access their fleet information from any location. Using smartphones and tablets, the app enables the fleet management portion of Trimble's Connected Farm Web solution to go mobile.