Enhanced PTT Coming To AT&T This Year
AT&T today announced expanded customer trails of an "Enhanced Push To Talk" (PTT) service that it plans to launch in late 2012. The new service improves on AT&T's existing PTT service with "dramatically improved performance, features and device choices." At launch later this year, the company will offer up to five compatible smartphones, including more then one from Samsung. AT&T current and new PTT solutions are powered by Kodiak Networks PTT technology. AT&T is hosting a series of local Field Force Automation Forums around the country in the coming months, where interested companies can learn more and see demos.
Galaxy S8 to Cost $750, S8+ to Cost $850: Carriers Share Launch Details
Samsung's new Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones will cost $750 and $850, respectively. The phones share almost all features other than size and both ship with 64 GB of internal storage.
AT&T to Sell Sonim XP5 Rugged Feature Phone
AT&T today announced plans to soon sell the Sonim XP5. The XP5 is a fully ruggedized feature phone that carries an IP68 rating for protection against liquid and dust ingress, and a mil-spec 810G rating for protection against drops and other physical abuses.
Kyocera's DuraForce Brings PTT to AT&T
AT&T today announced the pending availability of the Kyocera DuraForce, a ruggedized Android smartphone. Like many of Kyocera's rugged devices, the DuraForce is mil-spec 810G and IP-68 certified.
AT&T to Sell Sonim's Rugged XP6
AT&T today announced the immediate availability of the Sonim XP6. The XP6 is a highly rugged Android smartphone that includes buttons and controls like a feature phone.
Sprint Likely Switch from Qualcomm to Kodiak for PTT Services
Sprint is on the verge of offering a new version of its push-to-talk service, according to the company's web site. Direct Connect Plus, when it becomes available, will allow "a wide selection of feature phones, smartphones, and tablets" to make PTT calls via 3G, 4G LTE, and WiFi.
Waste of time and effort, complete FAIL. :-/
This must be a feature businesses are requesting or something. I cant imagine anyone wanting to use this type of service. Who uses this anymore? It wasn't popular when they first offered it and it won't be popular, now
Iphone needs this