Sprint announced Sprint Phone Connect System 1. Available Friday, Nov. 8, in all Sprint sales channels, including Sprint Stores, Sprint Business Sales, Web Sales and Telesales at 1-800-SPRINT1, Sprint Phone Connect System offers homeowners and small business customers two cordless phones for $49.99 with a new line or eligible upgrade and two-year service agreement (excluding taxes).
MetroPCS announced availability of the Kyocera Hydro XTRM, a waterproof, dust-proof and shock-proof Android smartphone. The device is available at MetroPCS, a brand of T-Mobile US, Inc. (NYSE: TMUS), for $169 plus tax.
Based on 2Q-2013 year financial results, China Mobile snagged the top position for most profitable mobile carrier, followed by Verizon Wireless and AT&T respectively. The fourth and fifth positions were taken by European carriers with global operations, Telefónica and Vodafone. The top 5 mobile carriers represent 49% of total gross profit generated by the 50 largest mobile carriers tracked by ABI Research.
Ascom Wireless Solutions and Royal KPN N.V. have announced a strategic alliance to create joint offerings for mission-critical communication solutions based on cellular network technology to the healthcare segment.