FirstNews Briefs: Honeywell, Cricket, Nokia, Linktel, Fluke Networks
Honeywell, managing home comfort and security for 125 years, is today launching the Lyric thermostat. The Lyric thermostat knows when you are coming and going, based on smartphone location, to deliver comfort when you’re home and savings when you’re away.
Cricket Wireless today debuted the LTE Nokia Lumia 1320, available exclusively in Cricket stores and online beginning this Friday, June 13. The Lumia 1320 will arrive at Cricket for $229.99 after a $50 mail-in-rebate Cricket Visa Promotion Card.
Linktel´s hotspots´ network begins to spread through the EAP-SIM protocol (Extensible Authentication Protocol - Subscriber Identity Module) in all its access points, which will meet the growing 3G Offload demand for the deviation of the data traffic, allowing the cellular phone infrastructure to be relieved for the voice services of mobile telephony services in Brazil. The Brazilian mobile operator TIM is the first to use this service.
Fluke Networks unveiled the Network Time Machine LTE/VoLTE, a portable LTE troubleshooting appliance that helps wireless carriers resolve network performance issues. The Network Time Machine provides network and application visibility, as well as the forensic details for solving signaling or data performance problems in 20 Gbps carrier environments. Using Network Time Machine, carriers can measure and prove network performance, resolve subscriber issues and meet growing voice, video, and data demands.