FirstNews Briefs: China Unicom, Sprint, Consumer Cellular, Ruckus Wireless
China Unicom Hong Kong today announced the construction of its first and largest integrated telecommunications facility overseas in Hong Kong -- China Unicom (Hong Kong) Global Center. The company will invest approximately HK$3 billion in the premium information and communications technology (ICT) facility that meets the high international standards of design and construction.
Today Sprint launched the Neurodiversity ID pack, a bundle of mobile applications targeted at helping individuals with cognitive and neurodevelopmental disabilities, such as autism, dyslexia and dyspraxia.
Consumer Cellular will continue its partnership with the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA). For every new and existing customer who enrolls in the paperless billing program, Consumer Cellular will donate $5 to the NPCA, pledging to donate up to $150,000. As of May 2014, Consumer Cellular has donated nearly $500,000 since the partnership began.
Ruckus Wireless, Inc. announced the launch of the first two models in a line of new Ruckus ZoneFlex T300 Series outdoor 802.11ac access points (APs), the ZoneFlex T300 omnidirectional and ZoneFlex T301n narrow band models. These are concurrent, dual-band APs featuring small and light form factors.