FirstNews Briefs: Bandwidth, FreedomPop, Nexmo, Hitachi, Boingo Wireless, Verizon
Bandwidth, a provider of voice, 9-1-1 and SMS solutions, today announced FreedomPop as a new customer of its Managed Platform Services. Bandwidth is providing automated phone number management for FreedomPop, helping the company enable real-time provisioning of its mobile phone service offerings.
Nexmo, a company that allows enterprises and developers to communicate with any phone globally by eliminating the need to interface with or adapt to intermediate telecom hardware and providers, announced that it has closed $18 million in its Series C round of funding led by Sorenson Capital, with participation from its existing investors, Intel Capital and NHN Investment.
The National Institute of Information and Communications Technology and Hitachi Kokusai Electric Inc. recently succeeded in a field trial in which long-range broadband communications in the TV white space was confirmed by using IEEE 802.22-based and IEEE 802.11af-based systems.
Boingo Wireless announced today its selection as the exclusive Wi-Fi and Distributed Antenna System (DAS) provider at GRU Airport – São Paulo’s International Airport.
Students at Immaculate Heart of Mary School in Lafayette soon will use new, interactive technology to enhance their learning, thanks to a partnership between the Supriya Jindal Foundation for Louisiana's Children and the Verizon Foundation.