Cox Mulling Spectrum and Asset Sale
Speaking to Bloomberg, Cox Communications President Pat Esser said that the company is considering a sale of its AWS wireless spectrum and 3G networking equipment. Esser said it would likely sell the spectrum and equipment to a top tier network operator, such as AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, or Verizon Wireless. Late last month, Cox decided to cease investing in and building out its own wireless network. It will instead re-sell Sprint's wireless devices and services. None of the major carriers offered comment on Esser's remarks.
Google Intros 'Zero-Touch' Android Enterprise Deployments
Google today made it easier for businesses to configure and deploy Android handsets to employees with a new tool called zero-touch enrollment. Google says zero-touch lets companies configure purchased devices and ship them directly to employees completely preconfigured with corporate policies and controls all in place.
Apple Watch Series 3 Supports Carriers' One Number Calling and Messaging
Apple this week announced the Apple Watch Series 3 with an optional cellular radio. The LTE radio makes it possible for the smartwatch to connect to cellular networks on its own, without a nearby iPhone.
U.S. Carriers Create Mobile Authentication Taskforce
Mobile operators in the U.S. today said they will work together to help customers more easily manage app and account authentication while also protecting consumers' privacy and identity.
Apple Refreshes the Apple Watch with LTE
Apple today updated its smartwatch with several new features. Notably, the Apple Watch Series 3 gains an optional LTE radio for connections when phones aren't around or available.
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