Motorola Picks Up RadioFrame's iDEN Assets
Today Motorola announced that it has acquired the iDEN network assets of RadioFrame. RadioFrame makes lower-cost and power-efficient iDEN base stations. Motorola believes that RadioFrames' base station technology will help it to improve upon its iDEN network and push-to-talk services. RadioFrame Networks' iDEN business will be integrated into Motorola's Home & Networks Mobility business. Terms were not disclosed.
Hands On with the Motorola Droid Turbo 2 for Verizon
Motorola's new Droid Turbo 2 for Verizon aims to entice power users with two-day battery life, a powerful camera, and fast performance on Verizon's LTE 4G network. Motorola claims the Turbo 2 is more or less unbreakable thanks to what it calls "shatter shield" technology.
Motorola Solutions Acquires PTT Provider Kodiak Networks
Motorola Solutions today said it has agreed to acquire Kodiak Networks for an undisclosed sum. Motorola Solutions is the not the Lenovo-owned company behind Motorola smartphones; rather, Motorola Solutions is a separate corporation that handles first-responder and push-to-talk hardware, and wireless networking equipment.
Nokia's ReefShark Chips to Connect 5G Base Stations
Nokia today announced new 5G chipsets that will triple the throughput of base stations while also drastically slashing power consumption. The ReefShark chipsets pair Nokia's antennas with artificial intelligence in order to push the performance of base stations.
Lenovo Announces Layoffs, Remains 'Committed' to Motorola
Lenovo today announced a workforce reduction that will see close to 2% of the company's 55,000 employees losing their jobs. Most of the more-than-1,000 cuts impact Lenovo-owned Motorola.
Sprint and Motorola should spino off iDEN
It would have to be cheap, and should cater well to business and consumers. They can focus on business if I've read that market right.