FirstNews Briefs: GSMA, Cricket, Kyocera, AT&T, LG, ORBCOMM
The GSMA today announced its membership in the Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI), a global coalition of over 50 members committed to driving down the cost of Internet access in developing countries via regulatory and policy reform.
Cricket Communications and Kyocera Communications Inc. today announced Cricket’s launch of the Kyocera Hydro Plus, the newest member of the Kyocera Hydro Series, a collection of waterproof Android smartphones. The Hydro Plus is available for $140 without a contract.
AT&T's announced that the LG G Flex will be available in the U.S. for pre-order both online or at an AT&T store beginning Jan. 24. The LG G Flex is priced at $299.99 with a two-year agreement. Customers also have the option of paying $26.74 per month with AT&T Next 18 or $34.75 per month with AT&T Next 12.
ORBCOMM Inc., a global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) solutions, today announced that it has been approved as a Rogers Supported Reseller (RSR). The RSR program allows ORBCOMM to work cooperatively with Rogers to market ORBCOMM’s suite of M2M asset tracking and monitoring solutions using Rogers’ wireless communications network in the Canadian market.