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The Smartphone Dilemma: Pixel 2 XL, Galaxy Note 8 or iPhone X?

If you are on the verge of upgrading or getting a new smartphone, do you do it now or do you wait until the “latest and greatest” are available? This is a hard decision since there always seems to be something “greater” coming soon. To help you resolve this dilemma, consider the latest offerings from […]

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AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon Embrace Drones

Will future growth in non-military drone use come mostly from hobbyists and event planners? This is not likely. Wireless companies are already finding ways to leverage the capabilities of these small aircraft. AT&T and T-Mobile are using drones to perform aerial inspections of their cell towers. By using drones, these companies are able to conduct inspections in a more safe manner. They can also access […]

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“Smart City” Growth from Coast to Coast

The wireless industry is clearly investing in the “smart city” concept according to FierceWireless. Both Verizon and AT&T have teams dedicated to increasing dialogue between wireless players and city officials, with the goal of installing new technologies in metro areas that proponents say will make city life safer and more efficient. Gartner, Inc. estimates that […]

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Low-Price Smartphone Maker Gains U.S. Market Share

When it comes to smartphones, what company do you look for if you do not want to pay the cost required for one made by Apple or Samsung? There is one company that is becoming a player in the U.S. market, but it is not a household name. This company is ZTE. ZTE is quietly […]

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Huawei Has Made Headway in the U.S.

China’s Huawei has faced difficulties in the U.S. network equipment market, but it has established a presence. In 2012, a report by the U.S. government identified Huawei as a potential security threat that could serve as an indirect pathway for Chinese espionage. Although the Chinese company has faced a roadblock with Tier 1 U.S. carriers […]

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