Corning is reaping the fruits of large carrier deployments from AT&T and CenturyLink of FTTH in the United States, but that growth was tempered by slower-than-expected rollouts in Canada and Asia-Pacific.
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While Samsung has rolled out hundreds of thousands of 3G femtocells for Verizon Wireless, it's still in the early stages when it comes to LTE femtocells in unlicensed spectrum, or the controversial LTE-U. However, the electronics giant announced it will be engaging in a trial with Verizon using Samsung's LTE-U enterprise femtocells.
TiVo continues to be the technology provider of choice for small and mid-sized cable operators looking to provide customers with modern video operating systems. The San Jose, Calif.-based DVR maker and video interface programmer announced the addition of 284,000 more pay-TV subscribers in the second quarter, upping its revenue from servicing MSO customers by 48 percent.
The emerging Ultra HD/4K video format received a boost with the introduction of the first Ultra HD Blu-ray and associated packaged media titles.
The next iPhone could lead 12 percent of Android users to consider switching, according to Phoenix and SessionM's mobile insights platform mXP. The stats are based on a one-question poll that ran for 24 hours last month.
Korean telecommunications firm KT has teamed with Samsung to combine Wi-Fi and LTE in a gigabit-speed mobile service called GiGA LTE. The service, which is now available for Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge devices, offers download speeds of up to 1.17 Gbps, according to the Korea Herald.
Sigfox, the French startup that aims to roll out a low-throughput global-sized Internet of Things (IoT) network over the next five years, is integrating its network protocol into Samsung's new Artik platform. The move should give Sigfox a boost in its stated efforts to establish a "fourth protocol" behind GSM, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi.
After launching its service on iPads in December, broadcast streamer Motive TV has announced a new Android app designed to work with Samsung tablets.
Samsung and Qualcomm have filed the most patent applications and received the most patents for technology related to wireless power, with LG coming in third place, according to data compiled by LexInnova.