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Smart Calls for Entries to SWEEP Innovation Awards
September 22nd 2017 - 23:45 GMT
Smart’s network rollout took a big bulk of PLDT’s ramped-up capital expenditure program of P42.8 billion for 2016, which included the utilization of the new frequencies freed up with the acquisition of San Miguel Corporation’s telco assets. [END] ...more

Smart Customer Service App Shortlisted for Int'l Award
September 22nd 2017 - 23:20 GMT
The SWEEP Awards is a component of SWEEP, an internationally-recognized program under which Smart partners with the academe to raise the standards of engineering and IT education in the country. For more information on SWEEP, please visit https://www.facebook.com/sweepschools/ ...more

Frontier Communications Operations in Florida Return to Near-Normal Levels Thanks to Reliability and Resiliency of FiOS All-Fiber Network
September 22nd 2017 - 23:05 GMT
Daily operations for Frontier Communications have returned to near normal levels after Hurricane Irma's punishing sweep through the company's six-county Florida service area (Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco, Polk, Manatee and Sarasota). ...more

ArriveHome Launches Real Estate App with REcolorado, Giving Home Shoppers the Fastest Way to See a Property for Sale
September 22nd 2017 - 22:40 GMT
GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. , Sept. ArriveHome LLC, a real estate technology company, and REcolorado, the provider of the top home search site REcolorado.com and largest multiple listing service (MLS) in Colorado , today announced the launch of the new ArriveHome app for iOS and Android mobile devices. Additionally, the two companies announced a partnership that will give REcolorado's 22,000 subscribers exclusive access to the app. ...more

Combined Public Communications Announces Peter Hidalgo, Jr. As New Chief Commercial Officer
September 22nd 2017 - 22:15 GMT
COLD SPRING, Ky. , Sept. Combined Public Communications (CPC), a provider of inmate phone service to public and private, adult and youth correctional facilities, has appointed Peter Hidalgo, Jr . as new Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). Pete will oversee all aspects of Sales, Marketing and Information Technology (IT) functions. ...more

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. to Report Fiscal 2017 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results on September 27th
September 22nd 2017 - 21:55 GMT
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL), a leading provider of products, systems and services for advanced communications solutions, today announced that it will report its fourth quarter and full year fiscal 2017 results after the market closes on Wednesday, September 27, 2017. The Company has scheduled an investor conference call for Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 8:30 AM ET. Investors are invited to access a live webcast of the conference call from the investor relations section of the Comtech web site at www.comtechtel.com. Alternatively, investors can access the conference call by dialing (866) 831-8713 (domestic) or (203) 518-9713 (international) and using the conference I.D. of "Comtech." A replay of the conference call will be available for seven days by dialing (800) 839-2385 or (402) 220-7203. ...more

Electric Cooperatives Stepping in to Fill the Rural Broadband Gap
September 22nd 2017 - 21:30 GMT
DENVER , Sept. Broadband telecommunications and internet access have become essential infrastructure for any community's future prosperity. However, today, people living in rural communities are four times more likely to lack access to broadband than those in urban communities. ...more

Smart City Networks Installs New Monitoring System to Enhance Customer Service at U.S. Convention Centers
September 22nd 2017 - 21:05 GMT
LAS VEGAS , Sept. In the latest demonstration of its dedication to delivering exceptional customer service Smart City Networks, the country's leading telecommunications provider for the convention industry, has announced the installation of a new system that will monitor the networks at 39 convention centers and venues throughout the country in real time, improving reliability and reducing technical support response times....more

Talari Networks: SD-WAN Event Speaking and Sponsorships Worldwide
September 22nd 2017 - 20:40 GMT
Talari Networks - innovator of the most reliable SD-WAN technology - announced its upcoming fall schedule for executive speaking and corporate sponsorship IT infrastructure and networking industry events in the United States and Europe. ...more

World FTTx Market Database & Report 2017: Markets As of December 2016 & Forecasts Up to 2021 - Research and Markets
September 22nd 2017 - 20:25 GMT
The "World FTTx Market - Database & Report: Markets as of December 2016 & Forecasts up to 2021" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. ...more

SMB Telecom Voice and Data Services Market in the US - Drivers and Forecasts by Technavio
September 22nd 2017 - 20:00 GMT
Technavio analysts forecast the SMB telecom voice and data services market in the US to grow at a CAGR of over 6% during the forecast period, according to their latest report. ...more

ShoreTel Honored with Industry Accolades
September 22nd 2017 - 19:40 GMT
SUNNYVALE, Calif. , Sept. ShoreTel® (NASDAQ: SHOR), a leading provider of communication solutions that make interactions simple, was recently honored with multiple awards recognizing the company's senior leadership, go to market approach and innovative technology solutions....more

StubHub Center And Mobilitie Bring State-of-the-art Wireless Connectivity To StubHub Center, Home Of The LA Galaxy
September 22nd 2017 - 19:25 GMT
CARSON, Calif. , Sept. StubHub Center, home of the five-time MLS Cup champions the LA Galaxy, announced a new partnership with Mobilitie, the largest privately held wireless infrastructure provider in the United States . The multiyear partnership, brokered by AEG Global Partnerships, establishes Mobilitie as the exclusive wireless communication services and Distributed Antenna System (DAS) provider of the multiuse sports stadium and will ensure fans have great wireless connectivity to their mobile devices. ...more

Clique Announces Health and Wellness Program
September 22nd 2017 - 19:00 GMT
RESTON, Va. , Sept. The Clique executive team is proud to announce the official launch of their Clique Health and Wellness program.  The program, which has been in Beta since January 2017 , provides Clique employees, customers, and partners access to cutting edge wellness programs and top tier health and wellness professionals.  Currently including insight from a team of experts in nutrition, mental health, and fitness; the program is managed by ex-professional boxer, and Contender contestant, Jimmy Lange ....more

Digital Guardian Showcases Collaboration with Microsoft Azure Information Protection at the Microsoft Ignite Conference
September 22nd 2017 - 18:30 GMT
Digital Guardian today announced it will be showcasing its collaboration with Microsoft Azure Information Protection at the sold-out Microsoft Ignite Conference, which takes place September 24-29, 2017 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. ...more

AT&T AUDIENCE Network to Premiere Season 2 of "Religion of Sports" Nov. 15 at 8 P.m. ET/PT
September 22nd 2017 - 18:00 GMT
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. , Sept. Following a successful debut season, AT&T* AUDIENCE® Network will kick off the second season of its original documentary series "Religion of Sports" Nov. 15 at 8 p.m. ET /PT....more

Public Safety LTE Market by Infrastructure, Services, Deployment Model, Applications And Region - Global Forecast to 2023
September 22nd 2017 - 17:40 GMT
NEW YORK , Sept. "The overall public safety LTE market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 25.7%" The overall public safety LTE market is expected to be valued at USD 782.9 million in 2017 and is projected to reach USD 3,091.3 million by 2023, growing at a CAGR of 25.7% between 2017 and 2023. The government initiatives toward public safety, interoperability concerns, and rising demand for unmanned operations and remote surveillance is driving the public safety LTE market for infrastructure and services. The key restraining factor for the growth of the public safety LTE market is the limited availability of spectrum. For communication purposes, the usable frequency spectrum extends from ~3 kHz to ~300 GHz only. Read the full report: https://www.reportlinker.com/p05108759 "The public safety LTE market for end-use devices is expected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period" The public safety LTE market for end-use devices is projected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period. The high growth rate can be attributed to the demand for end-use devices arising from the implemented public safety LTE networks during the forecast period. Interoperable devices will rule the market for at least a decade. Companies manufacturing end-use devices that are interoperable with LMR or TETRA network will be benefitted the most. "Law enforcement and border control is expected to hold the major share of public safety LTE applications" Law enforcement and border control includes agencies such as police and military. Broadband in public safety gives law enforcement the advantage to access information, stream video, and collaborate in real time. Law enforcement and border control remains the largest application of public safety LTE. The high number of users in this segment is the major reason for a higher share of this application in the said market. The government initiatives on citizen safety and increasing expenditures on public safety and security are expected to drive this market. In the process of determining and verifying the market size for several segments and subsegments gathered through secondary research, extensive primary interviews have been conducted with key people in the public safety LTE market. The break-up of primary participants for the report has been shown below: • By Company Type: Tier I = 72 %, Tier II = 14%, and Tier III = 14% • By Designation: C-Level Executives = 86% and Managers = 14% • By Region: North America = 72%, Europe = 14%, and APAC = 14% The report also profiles the key players in this market. The major companies profiled in this section are General Dynamics Corporation (US), Airbus SE (Netherlands ), Motorola Solutions, Inc. (US), Cobham PLC (UK), Nokia Corporation (Finland ), Bittium Corporation (Finland ), Samsung Electronics Corporation Limited (South Korea ), Cisco Systems, Inc. (US), Ericsson AB (Sweden ), AT&T Inc. (US), Mentura Group OY (Finland ), Sonim Technologies Inc. (US), Kyocera Corporation (Japan ), Leonardo-Societa Per Azioni (Italy ), and Hytera Communication Co. Ltd. (China ). Research Coverage: This research report categorizes the overall public safety LTE market based on infrastructure and services, deployment model, application, and geography. The report discusses the major drivers, restraints, challenges, and opportunities pertaining to the market, as well as the value chain analysis. Reasons to Buy the Report The report would help leaders/new entrants in this market in the following ways: 1. This report segments the public safety LTE market comprehensively and provides the closest market size estimation for subsegments across different regions. 2. The report would help stakeholders understand the pulse of the market and provide them with information on key drivers, restraints, challenges, and opportunities for market growth. 3. This report would help stakeholders understand their competitors better and gain more insights to improve their position in the business. The competitive landscape section includes the information on the competitors' ecosystem, new product or service launches, acquisitions, partnerships, agreements, contracts, and collaborations. Read the full report: https://www.reportlinker.com/p05108759 About Reportlinker ReportLinker is an award-winning market research solution. Reportlinker finds and organizes the latest industry data so you get all the market research you need - instantly, in one place. https://www.reportlinker.com __________________________ Contact Clare: clare@reportlinker.com US: (339)-368-6001 Intl: +1 339-368-6001 ...more

Xfinity Stores Nationwide to Open at 8:00 A.M. On September 22 for IPhone 8 Launch
September 22nd 2017 - 17:25 GMT
Comcast is opening its Xfinity Stores nationwide at 8:00 a.m. local time on September 22 in all of its markets to enable consumers to purchase the new iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. Xfinity Internet customers who activate a new Xfinity Mobile line in stores can get the next generation iPhone from Apple, and also trade in their qualifying devices and receive a check for the value of that device within 30 days. ...more

Sterling Partners Announces New Partnership with World Fiber Technologies
September 22nd 2017 - 17:00 GMT
Sterling Partners (Sterling) has announced its partnership with World Fiber (World Fiber) Technologies, LLC, a leading fiber optic network contractor headquartered in Alpharetta, GA. World Fiber engineers, designs, constructs and maintains fiber optic and wireless networks for U.S. and international clients operating in the telecommunications, intelligent transportation systems (ITS), open road tolling systems (ORT) and renewable energy business sectors. ...more

MilesTek Introduces Industrial M12 Cable Assemblies for Use in Harsh Environments
September 22nd 2017 - 16:35 GMT
DENTON, Texas , Sept. MilesTek, a leading manufacturer and supplier of products designed to address military and avionics applications, announced today that it has released a new series of M12 cable assemblies to address harsh environment networking. ...more

Hanwha Techwin America Unveils Smart Doorbell
September 22nd 2017 - 16:15 GMT
NEW YORK , Sept. Hanwha Techwin America (formerly Samsung Techwin America), a leader in consumer video monitoring and home surveillance products, today unveiled the Wisenet-SmartCam D1, the world's first video doorbell with face recognition alerts in the market. ...more

Sigma Systems Chief Technology Officer to Address CSPs at Futurecom 2017
September 22nd 2017 - 15:50 GMT
Sigma Systems, the global leader in catalog-driven software, has today announced that its Chief Technology Officer, Catherine Michel, will be speaking at Futurecom 2017 - the largest ICT event in Latin America. ...more

IdentityForce Mobile Named Gold Security Software Product Winner in 9th Annual 2017 Golden Bridge Awards
September 22nd 2017 - 15:30 GMT
IdentityForce, Inc., a pioneer of identity protection solutions and services, today announced that its mobile app has won a Gold Security Software Product Award from the 2017 Golden Bridge Awards® program. Released in May 2017, IdentityForce Mobile enables members to spot fraud quickly from anywhere, as well as view alerts and notifications immediately. The app's intuitive navigation and features were designed and influenced by IdentityForce members through surveys and a preview community. ...more

FreeWave Technologies Introduces Its Most Advanced OEM Embedded Radio to Date
September 22nd 2017 - 15:10 GMT
BOULDER, Colo. , Sept. FreeWave Technologies, Inc. (www.freewave.com), a leader in industrial, secure Machine to Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) wireless networking solutions, today announced the general availability of the ZumLink Z9-PC (http://bit.ly/ZumLink900), the latest in the company's line of 900 MHz radios designed for OEM and embedded applications. The radios are designed to function in rugged environments for a variety of applications across Industrial IoT (IIoT) markets, including defense, precision agriculture, oil and gas, unmanned systems, smart cities and utilities.  Additionally, future iterations of the Z9-PC will feature full programmability with third-party applications, a clear differentiator for wireless within the Industrial IoT....more

Red Lion Introduces Industrial IP67 Managed Gigabit Ethernet Switches with PoE
September 22nd 2017 - 14:55 GMT
YORK, Pa. , Sept. Red Lion Controls, the global experts in communication, monitoring and control for industrial automation and networking, today announced new additions to its N-Tron® series of industrial Ethernet switches. The new Power over Ethernet (PoE) and non-POE models are designed for industrial applications requiring reliability, Gigabit performance, advanced management features and ease of use. Reliability maximizes network uptime, preventing lost production, or even worse, a safety risk. M12 cable connections ensure continuity in applications where motion or vibration exist, and the switches are ruggedized to operate in the harshest conditions....more

RBC Global Asset Management Inc. Launches 7 New ETFs on NEO
September 22nd 2017 - 14:30 GMT
Aequitas NEO Exchange Inc. ("NEO Exchange" or "NEO") is pleased to announce that RBC Global Asset Management Inc. ("RBC GAM Inc.") has launched seven new Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) on NEO that began trading today. With the launch of these new index-tracking ETFs, RBC GAM Inc. becomes the sixth and newest fund provider to list with NEO in 2017. ...more

Tencent And WeChat Deliver New Ways For U.S. Marketers To Directly Engage Nearly One Billion Chinese Consumers
September 22nd 2017 - 14:10 GMT
NEW YORK , Sept. Tencent announced today the launch of a new suite of advertising solutions and resources that enable U.S. marketers to directly engage Chinese consumers on Tencent platforms both in China and while they travel abroad, including on the company's popular social messaging app, WeChat. These new offerings and the establishment of a dedicated U.S.-based support team provide U.S. brands and agencies with unique and powerful ways to capture attention, drive brand preference and increase sales among Chinese consumers. Tencent's International Business Group (IBG) will further discuss its new solutions at Advertising Week 2017 in New York.  ...more

New Research Underwritten By Vonage Correlates Advancements In Cloud Communications To Better Business Outcomes
September 22nd 2017 - 13:50 GMT
HOLMDEL, N.J. , Sept. New research from International Data Corporation (IDC), sponsored by Vonage (NYSE: VG), a leading provider of business cloud communications, has uncovered powerful business advantages for companies using cloud communications. Businesses using both Unified-Communications-as-a-Service (UCaaS) for enhanced employee collaboration and Communications-Platform-as-a-Service (CPaaS) for deeper customer relationships have reported higher profitability, customer satisfaction, and speed-to-market....more

DISH Airs Live 4K College Football from FOX Sports
September 22nd 2017 - 13:30 GMT
DISH today announced that it will deliver select college football games from FOX Sports' FS1 in 4K, beginning with the Oklahoma-Baylor matchup on Saturday, September 23 at 6:30 p.m. ET. Games will be simulcast in the pixel-packed format every weekend on DISH channel 540 throughout football season for Hopper 3 customers. ...more

Intel’s Josh Walden to Keynote at CTA and TechCo’s Innovate Celebrate
September 22nd 2017 - 13:05 GMT
The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) today released a first look at Innovate Celebrate's conference schedule, where the biggest names in tech meet the world's most cutting-edge startups. Josh Walden, senior vice president and general manager of the New Technology Group, Intel, will deliver a keynote address focusing on how Intel is driving the data revolution. Innovate Celebrate will be held October 9-11 at the InterContinental San Francisco in California. ...more

SGN Relies on CA Technologies to Secure Its Digital Transformation Strategy
September 22nd 2017 - 12:45 GMT
CA Technologies (NASDAQ:CA) today announced that SGN, one of the United Kingdom's largest gas distribution network companies, has chosen CA Privileged Access Management to secure its cloud infrastructure. ...more

Worldwide Purpose-Built Backup Appliance (PBBA) Market Continues to Decline in the Second Quarter of 2017, According to IDC
September 22nd 2017 - 12:20 GMT
Worldwide purpose-built backup appliance (PBBA) company revenues were down 16.2% year over year, totaling $728.5 million in the second quarter of 2017 (2Q17), according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Purpose-Built Backup Appliance Tracker. Total PBBA open systems factory revenue decreased 16.2% year over year during the quarter with revenues of $657.9 million. Mainframe systems sales were also down 15.4% in 2Q17. Total worldwide PBBA capacity shipped for 2Q17 totaled 858 petabytes, a decrease of 14.9% from 2Q16. ...more

CSG Wins Market Leadership Award from Frost & Sullivan
September 22nd 2017 - 12:00 GMT
CSG International (NASDAQ: CSGS), the trusted global partner to launch and monetize digital services, announces that Stratecast | Frost & Sullivan has awarded the company its 2017 Global Stratecast CSP Monetization Interconnect & Settlement Market Leadership Award. ...more

Syniverse Enables LTE Roaming for Alfa Telecom in Lebanon
September 22nd 2017 - 11:30 GMT
Syniverse today announced that it has signed a multiyear agreement to provide LTE roaming and real-time monitoring services to Lebanon-based operator Alfa, managed by Orascom TMT. The services support an enhanced 4G LTE experience for roaming subscribers and those visiting Lebanon. ...more

InfoVista and Cato Networks Announce Application Aware Managed SD-WAN Solution for Enterprises
September 22nd 2017 - 11:00 GMT
PARIS &InfoVista, the leading provider of application performance orchestration solutions for a better connected and collaborative digital enterprise, and Cato Networks, jointly announce at the SD-WAN Summit in Paris, the availability of an integrated SD-WAN gateway solution for enterprises. The solution delivers a global, secure, application-aware network, optimized for the cloud and backed by best-in-class SLAs. ...more

Mendix, Adam Yasan of Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Company, and Nolan Ramsey of EPI-USE to Present: Building New Digital Insurance Products Using Rapid Application Development at Internet of Insurance Conference
September 22nd 2017 - 10:30 GMT
BOSTON , Sept. Mendix, the fastest and easiest platform to create and continuously improve mobile and web applications, today announced that it will present at the Internet of Insurance conference taking place September 26 - 27, 2017 in Austin, TX. The presentation will include a discussion of how using a low-code platform delivers a better customer experience via new digital insurance products.  We will converse with Adam Yasan of Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Company ("BHSI") regarding CINCH™ and its digital insurance platform, which uses the Mendix low-code platform, and we will also feature Nolan Ramsey of EPI-USE regarding how using low-code application development made it possible to deliver a minimum viable product in less than six months....more

BOSS Revolution Offers Help Following Earthquakes in Mexico
September 22nd 2017 - 10:10 GMT
NEWARK, N.J. , Sept. Following the devastating earthquakes that recently struck Mexico , BOSS Revolution is offering free calling and no-fee money transfers from the US to Mexico through Saturday, September 30 , 2017.  ...more

CalAmp Partners with GetWireless to Extend Customized IoT Services to Small and Medium-Sized Businesses
September 22nd 2017 - 09:55 GMT
IRVINE, Calif. , and EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. , Sept. CalAmp (NASDAQ: CAMP), a telematics pioneer leading transformation in a global connected economy, and GetWireless, a leading value-added distributor, have partnered to extend access to CalAmp's products and solutions into a broader marketplace of value-added resellers, system integrators, regional network operators and telematics service providers (TSPs) that deliver customized telematics and IoT services to small and medium-sized businesses. ...more

UniCare Health Plan in West Virginia Takes Action to Help Treat Substance Use Disorder Across the State
September 22nd 2017 - 09:30 GMT
UniCare Health Plan of West Virginia, the state's largest provider of Medicaid managed health care benefits, has funded the expansion of an innovative program designed to address substance use disorders. This program is named Project ECHO, and is centered on mainstreaming substance use treatment as part of primary care to remove the stigma that is sometimes associated with seeking care. By collaborating with the West Virginia Clinical and Translational Science Institute (WVCTSI), West Virginia University, West Virginia Primary Care Association and Cabin Creek Health Systems, UniCare is helping to connect primary care providers across the state with expert information about medication, behavioral counseling and social supports that can be used to treat patients with substance use disorders. ...more

Cincinnati Bell Inc. Announces Proposed Offering of $350 Million of Senior Notes Due 2025
September 22nd 2017 - 09:00 GMT
Cincinnati Bell Inc. (NYSE: CBB) (the "Company") today announced the commencement of a private offering of $350 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2025 (the "Notes") by CB Escrow Corp., an Ohio corporation and wholly owned subsidiary of the Company (the "Issuer"), subject to market and other conditions. The offering of the Notes is part of the financing of the cash portion of the merger consideration for the previously announced acquisition of Hawaiian Telcom Holdco, Inc. ("Hawaiian Telcom") by the Company (the "HCOM Acquisition"). At the closing of the HCOM Acquisition, the Issuer will merge with and into the Company (the "Escrow Merger"), with the Company continuing as the surviving corporation. At the time of the Escrow Merger, the Company will assume the obligations of the Issuer under the Notes and the related indenture (the "Assumption"). Prior to the Assumption, the Notes will not be guaranteed. From and after the Assumption, the Notes will be guaranteed, jointly and severally, on a senior unsecured basis, by certain of the Company's existing and future domestic subsidiaries. ...more