FirstNews Briefs: Jawbone, Aereo, Aloha Bail Bonds, Sea Fibre Networks
Jawbone has announced its new ERA headset, a totally reengineered Bluetooth earpiece that lets users take full advantage of your smartphone or mobile device while providing a more natural, comfortable way to talk on the phone, use Siri or Google Now, and listen to audio content. The new headset is 42 percent smaller than Jawbone's prior model and features a charging case that delivers ten total hours of talk time.
Aereo today announced plans to launch its online television technology in the Greater Cincinnati region on January 21. Greater Cincinnati includes 24-county area across Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. Aereo’s announcement follows its expansion last year to the Boston, Atlanta, Miami, Salt Lake City, Houston, Dallas, Detroit, Denver and Baltimore metropolitan areas and follows the company’s announcement last week of an additional infusion of $34 million of funding. Aereo will announce additional launch dates for its expansion cities throughout 2014.
Aloha Bail Bonds in Denver, Colorado today announced the immediate availability of its Bail Bond Mobile App, enabling customers to instantly download and install the App on their Smartphones for free. "It's better to have the App and not need it than need it and not have it," said Al Perna, Owner of Aloha Bail Bonds in Denver Colorado.
Sea Fibre Networks (SFN), owner and operator of CeltixConnect, today confirmed that Aqua Ventures International (Aquavint), a United Arab Emirates based investment holdings firm with a portfolio of investments in Telecommunications, Media and Technology has made a significant strategic investment into SFN. This investment focuses on developing the business - extending the network footprint, expanding the product portfolio and positioning SFN to meet the burgeoning demands for fibre-based, diverse, low latency, high bandwidth infrastructure solutions on a pan-European scale.