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Bedminster, N.J. — Verizon Wireless posted record retail postpaid net subscriber additions and record retail postpaid smartphones sales in the fourth quarter, driving up operating revenues by 9.5 percent compared with the year-ago period, to $20 billion.
The carrier posted 2.1 million retail postpaid net additions and activated 9.8 million smartphones, up from a year-ago 7.7 million smartphones but still below the more than the record 10 million smartphones activated by AT&T in the quarter.
Hauppauge, N.Y. -- Personal Communications Devices (PCD) launched a direct-to-consumer website, http://www.pcdwireless.com/, to make it easier for consumers to find accessories designed for lower volume handset brands.
Las Vegas –TCL Communication, part of Chinese consumer electronics giant TCL Corp., is coming to International CES to build up its presence in the U.S. smartphone and tablet markets and expand its sales through tier-one wireless carriers.
TCL is one of multiple Chinese smartphone vendors, including Huawei and ZTE, aiming to build their U.S. market presence.
Charlotte, N.C. - IFI Systems, launched the IFI Smart Tag during International CES last week that helps secure personal items against loss or theft.
IFI Smart Tag version T 4.0 connects with Apple iPhone 4s and 5, iPad 3 and iPad mini to secure personal items and works with the free ‘I Found It’ Phone app available on the App store website, the company said.
Las Vegas – Chinese cellphone supplier ZTE came to CES to burnish its high-end credentials, launching its most sophisticated smartphone to date.
The 4G LTE-equipped Grand S is a quad-core 1.7GHz Android phone with 5-inch 1080p display and 6.9mm-thick chassis.
Executives called the phone the world’s thinnest quad-core LTE phone with 5-inch full-HD display.
The phone will launch first in China in the late first quarter or early second quarter, and the company is in discussions with U.S. carriers to launch the device.
Las Vegas — Chinese cellphone supplier Huawei added its name to the growing list of suppliers offerings smartphones based on the Windows Smartphone 8 OS.
The Ascend W1 will be available in China and Russia this month, followed by the U.S., Eastern Europe, Middle East and other countries at unspecified times.
Las Vegas – Pioneer’s car audio division outlined a speedy timetable for bringing head-unit control of core iPhone 5 audio/video functions to multiple in-dash head units.
The company also expanded its selection of in-dash navigation systems to three from two and unveiled three new A/V multimedia head units.
Las Vegas – Sprint will join its largest rivals in offering Windows Phone 8 smartphones, launching one HTC model and one Samsung model in the summer, the carrier announced at International CES.
The phones will feature 4G LTE and will be available for use with the carrier’s unlimited-data plans.
Both Windows phones will feature dual cameras,dual-core processors, and expandable memory. Additional details were not released.
Las Vegas – Huawei came to International CES to underscore its transition from a low-end to a high-end cellphone supplier with the launch of a pair of superphones that include the world’s first smartphone with 6.1-inch screen.
Las Vegas – Sony turned up at International CES with a new flagship smartphone that boasts the company’s fastest CPU, biggest screen, highest quality camera capabilities, and thinnest chassis to date.