Orange Taps Kodiak for European PTT Launch
Jan 13, 2004, 3:11 PM by (staff)
European carrier Orange today announced plans to deploy Push-To-Talk (PTT) service in 10 European countries this year, starting with the UK and France during the second quarter. Orange will use RTX technology from Kodiak Networks to power its "Talk Now" service. Unlike competing VoIP systems, RTX uses standard voice channels to provide industry-leading setup and latency times. The initial hardware offered will be the Treo 600, with ruggedized and traditional consumer phones from multiple manufacturers to follow. At least one U.S. CDMA carrier is also planning to deploy Kodiak PTT technology.
Verizon Adding PTT to Select Phones Via New App
Verizon Wireless is offering a handful of its handsets the ability to include push-to-talk, walkie-talkie features. The service, called Push To Talk Plus, is available to smartphones including the Motorola Droid Maxx, Samsung Galaxy S5, and Casio G'zOne Commando beginning today.
AT&T Announces Ruggedized Samsung Rugby 4
AT&T today said it will sell the Samsung Rugby 4 beginning later this year. Samsung's Rugby series devices are ruggedized flip phones that include push-to-talk via AT&T's Enhanced PTT service.
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 Offering Push-to-Talk API to Businesses
AT&T today announced a slew of improvements to its enhanced PTT service. Most notably, AT&T has released an API that will let developers add PTT communications directly to their business's dispatch operations.
AT&T: Our 5G Network Will Be 100 Times Quicker than LTE
AT&T today revealed its plans to test and eventually deploy 5G wireless technology, which it says will offer performance 10 to 100 times faster than today's LTE. AT&T is working with Ericsson and Intel to test 5G in its labs during the second quarter of the year, with field tests to follow over the summer months.
Is this techlogy better that the one motorola uses for CDMA