FirstNews Briefs: Sky Mobile, Good Technology, Ford, Celltick, Phaser
Sky Communications has launched a new wireless provider, Sky Mobile. Phone prices range from $35 to $499. Sky Mobile is proud to offer plans that are as low as $15 per month. Customers can choose a data amount from 100 mb per month to an unlimited amount.
Good Technology, a provider of secure mobility, today announced a bring-your-own-device (BYOD) solution with a corporate data plan based on the company’s recently announced Good secure mobile collaboration app. This enables reduction in the need for corporate data stipends, while at the same time protecting end-user personal privacy. The company also announced that, through its Good Dynamics Secure Mobility Platform, businesses and end users can split billing responsibility based on data usage.
Ford Motor Company today announced that it will hold the auto industry’s first app developer conference on September 8th as part of the Connected Car Expo taking place at CTIA Super Mobility Week in Las Vegas.
Celltick, a provider of mobile initiated commerce, today announced that it has partnered with Phaser, a manufacturer of audio and video products for the automotive market, as well as electronics and appliances. This partnership enables Phaser to create an interface based on Start technology that will become the default start screen for its Android devices.