T-Mobile announced its pre-paid brand MetroPCS is launching its first-ever tablet, th ALCATEL ONETOUCH POP 7, for $149. Starting at $10 a month for existing MetroPCS customers, you get unlimited data (and up to 1GB of 4G data) for your new POP 7.
According to a new research report from the analyst firm Berg Insight, around 4.7 million people in Europe were using connected care solutions at the end of 2013. The figure refers to users of traditional telecare, next-generation telecare and telehealth solutions in the EU28+2 countries. Until 2019, Berg Insight forecasts that the number of connected care users will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 19.2 percent to reach 13.7 million. Traditional telecare is currently the largest and most mature of the three market segments. The next-generation telecare and telehealth market segments are in a more nascent stage but are entering a strong growth phase that is expected to last for many years to come.
U.S. Cellular has launched the LG G Pad 7.0 LTE, and it is now available online and in U.S. Cellular stores for $99 with a two-year agreement.
NetComm Wireless Limited announced a wireless Machine-to-Machine (M2M) distribution agreement with Arrow Electronics, Inc., an electronic components and enterprise computing solutions provider. Under the agreement, Arrow will distribute NetComm Wireless’ cellular M2M products to markets spanning telecommunications, medical, transportation and industrial in North America.