T-Mobile Says Its Focus Is Unchanged
T-Mobile has responded to the decision made by its parent company, Deutsche Telekom, and AT&T to cease their acquisition plans. "What does this mean for T-Mobile USA customers? Our focus is unchanged: make the latest mobile products and services affordable for everyone," said COO Jim Alling in a company blog post. The company has continued to expand the reach and speeds of its HSPA+ network as well as add new smartphones and other devices to its roster since the deal was first announced in March. T-Mobile says is has expanded its HSPA+ coverage to more than 200 million people in 208 markets and doubled speeds for nearly 180 million Americans in 163 markets. T-Mobile didn't spell out any new plans for future network upgrades or expansions.
Nokia 6 to Be Available from Amazon Next Month
HMD Global, the company that makes Nokia-branded handsets, today said it will sell the Nokia 6 smartphone in the U.S. via Amazon.
Kodak Ektra Improves Camera and Lowers Price As It Makes US Debut
Eastman Kodak and Bullitt Group this week launched the Ektra smartphone in the U.S. The handset was first announced in October 2016.
Alcatel Announces the Idol 5S with Stereo Speakers
Alcatel today marked the debut of the Idol 5S, the latest in its flagship series. Like its predecessors, the 5S features an aluminum frame, curved glass front and rear surfaces, powerful stereo speakers, and a rear-mounted fingerprint reader.
Alcatel's Modular A50 Parties with Light Up LED Accessory
Alcatel today followed through on its promise to bring the A5 LED to the U.S., though it has changed the phone's name to simply the Alcatel A50. The phone, first revealed in February, is compatible with a handful of modular accessories, the most significant of which features an LED-covere panel that can blink a few dozen LEDs with color.
Alcatel's A30 Plus Bumps Up the Screen, Processor, Camera and Battery
Alcatel today announced the A30 Plus, an improved version of the A30 we saw earlier this year. This entry-level Android handset includes a 5.5-inch 720p HD screen (up from 5.0 inches) and a 1.5 GHz quad-core MediaTek processor (up from 1.1 GHz) with 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of storage.
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