Latest Telecoms News about USA

A weekly SMS could encourage healthier food choices

  Many people are unaware that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's mandated nutrition labels are based on a 2,000-calorie-a-day diet, but a simple weekly text message reminder can greatly improve that awareness, ...

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USA based ISIS to Change its Brandname

  The USA based mobile payments service, ISIS has announced that it is changing its name to Softcard, ...

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Google to Settle Complaint It Unlawfully Billed Parents for Unauthorized In-App Charges

  Google has agreed to settle a Federal Trade Commission complaint alleging that it unfairly billed consumers for millions of dollars in unauthorized charges incurred by children using mobile apps ...

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Samsung and Qualcomm Sued for Patent Infringement

  Both Qualcomm and Samsung are facing a patent lawsuit over claims that they are infringing on graphics patents owned by Nvidia....

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Tablets Generate Increased Data Quality Issues as Customer Expectations Rise

  The incidence of data quality problems has risen for the first time in more than four years as the growing number of tablets and mobile broadband devices generates different usage patterns and network quality expectations from smartphone and feature phone device owners,...

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Seniors enjoy benefits of ICT to communicate with younger generations

  A new study from Ericsson ConsumerLab carried out in the United States shows that seniors who use communications technology feel more enriched, informed, younger and more in touch with others and society....

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Alcatel-Lucent to rollout LTE network in Oklahoma and Kansas

  Alcatel-Lucent says that it is to deploy a complete 4G LTE overlay network in the Midwestern U.S. states of Oklahoma and Kansas...

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Operator of Mobile Cramming Scheme Will Pay More Than $1.2 Million in FTC Settlement

  The operator of a massive mobile cramming scheme has agreed to surrender more than US$1.2 million in assets to settle Federal Trade Commission charges, ...

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US Mobile Service Revenues Fell by $1 Billion in Q2

  Mobile services revenues in the USA declined 2% during the second quarter of this year, reflecting a drop of around a billion dollars making it one of the biggest revenue declines in recent times....

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AT&T Upgrades its Push-to-Talk Service

  USA based AT&T has launched an enhanced version of its Push-to-Talk service, that it says is more versatile and feature-rich....

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