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Harris County Sheriff's Office renews agreement with Verizon for wireless services

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 19:09

HOUSTON - Harris County Sheriff's Office (HCSO) is better equipped to serve the more than four million residents of Harris County, Texas, thanks to a new agreement with Verizon. In addition to the 4G LTE wireless service that the nation's third largest sheriff's office has enjoyed for the past 10 years, Verizon will improve Harris County's ability to communicate directly and more expeditiously to front line first responders and the general public by implementing a solution that deploys real time notifications. Click here for more.

Verizon collapses key network elements, improving efficiency and customer functionality

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 19:09

NEW YORK - Verizon - along with Cisco and Juniper Networks - is using software-defined networking (SDN) technology to combine all of its existing service edge routers for Ethernet and IP-based services onto a single platform, improving the operational efficiency of its networks while also adding increased functionality and flexibility. This new multi-service edge solution features a disaggregated control plane and leverages external compute to enhance the capabilities of that control plane beyond that of a traditional router.  Click here for more.

Verizon to donate up to $250K to Wounded Warrior Project on behalf of new wireless customer accounts in May

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 19:09

Verizon is honoring Military Appreciation Month in May and extending its long-standing leadership in support of military members and their families. Click here for more.

What it means to lead the race to 5G

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 19:09

As the wireless industry in the U.S. and around the world continues to move rapidly to bring 5G technology to its customers, Verizon has made it clear: when it comes to 5G, Verizon was first out of the gates and has no plans on slowing down. Click here for more.

KDDI, OYO and Toyota Agree to Cooperate on Gathering Data to Realize Disaster Prevention and Mitigation through the IoT

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 19:09

KDDI CORPORATION (Head Office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo. President: Makoto Takahashi. Hereinafter "KDDI"), OYO Corporation (Head Office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo. President: Masaru Narita. Hereinafter "OYO") and Toyota Motor Corporation (Head Office: Toyota City, Aichi Prefecture. President and Representative Director: Akio Toyoda. Hereinafter "Toyota") looked into establishing an "information support system for the government and local administrations as a measure against disasters (hereinafter "this system")" using cutting-edge technologies in IoT and big data analysis. The companies agreed to carry out demonstration experiments with the aim of commercializing this system by 2019. Click here for more.

KDDI, ODG Form Strategic Partnership to Plan, Develop Smartglasses Using xR Technology

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 19:09

KDDI CORPORATION (Headquarters: Chiyoda, Tokyo, President: Makoto Takahashi) has formed a strategic partnership with Osterhout Design Group (ODG, Headquarters: San Francisco, California, U.S.A, CEO: Ralph Osterhout) to create new forms of communication in the coming era of 5G, including joint planning and development in Japan of smartglasses using xR technology. Click here for more.

Verizon Enterprise Solutions: 1Q 2018 Highlights

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 19:09

Verizon Enterprise Solutions delivers the promise of the connected world. During the first quarter of 2018, we helped clients around the globe provide better customer experiences and produce better business results through services such as advanced networking, business communications and managed services. First quarter 2018 highlights include: Click here for more.

KDDI forms KDDI Open Innovation Fund 3 New investments to step up collaborative business creation for the coming 5G era

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 19:09

KDDI CORPORATION (Headquarters: Chiyoda, Tokyo, President: Makoto Takahashi) has joined forces with independent venture capital firm Global Brain Corp. (Headquarters: Shibuya, Tokyo, President: Yasuhiko Yurimoto) to establish KDDI Open Innovation Fund 3 (KOIF3), a fund that will invest in venture firms that hold promise for generating synergy with KDDI group companies in the coming 5G era. In anticipation of the changes that will be brought about as 5G technology comes into widespread use, plans call for KOIF3 to invest approximately ¥20 billion over the next five years in ventures that possess innovative technologies and business operations. The investment programs established with KOIF3 will reinforce efforts by KDDI and its group companies to use their networks among venture companies as well as their experience and knowledge of technology and business to seek out promising venture firms in fields such as AI and IoT, which will grow ever more crucial in the 5G age. The investment programs will also make it possible not just for KDDI but also for its group companies to proactively undertake joint development efforts with venture firms. At KDDI, we are a company that continues to provide excitement as we move forward with the integration of telecommunications and life design. By helping create new business operations for the age of 5G, we aim to generate new value through customer experience. Click here for more.

Keep track of the kids, limit screen time and block inappropriate content with Verizon Smart Family

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 19:09

NEW YORK - When it comes to kids and technology, parents can always use a little help. Kids are getting smartphones earlier than ever-- on average, children with a smartphone received it at seven and a half years old according to the Family Online Safety Institute. Knowing how to best manage your kids' smartphone activity can be tricky if you don't have the right tools.  Click here for more.

Verizon bolsters in-house customer experience design team with acquisition of Moment

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 19:09

New York, NY - Today Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) closed its acquisition of Moment, a New York-based design and strategy firm founded in 2002. Beginning immediately, employees will join the company's growing in-house design team and be responsible for creating end-to-end customer experiences including in-store, online, mobile and live customer service by phone or chat. Click here for more.

Oath hires former Alibaba Group executive as President andamp;amp; COO

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 19:09

Today, Oath, a Verizon (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) subsidiary announces that K. Guru Gowrappan will join the company as President and COO. Guru previously served as Global Managing Director at Alibaba Group. He will play a pivotal role in leading the company's operations and global growth strategy, as Oath enters its second year. Leveraging his experience in scaling businesses globally, Guru will work with CEO Tim Armstrong and the Oath and Verizon leadership teams to cement Oath's position as a powerhouse of trusted media and technology brands including AOL, BUILD, HuffPost, MAKERS, TechCrunch, Yahoo Mail, Yahoo News and Yahoo Sports. He will report to Armstrong. Click here for more.

SPAM? Verizon gives you a new tool to avoid those pesky robocalls with new Caller ID feature

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 19:09

NEW YORK - "I love robocalls," said no one ever. In reality, the opposite is true, and it is in that spirit that Verizon is introducing a new Caller ID feature for its landline phone customers to help them protect themselves from potential malicious robocalls. Click here for more.

Verizon Virtual Network Services Bundles make move to virtualization fast, easy and cost effective

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 19:09

NEW YORK - Enterprises know they need to embrace virtualization, but implementing software-defined networking (SDN) solutions can be complex, time consuming and expensive. Verizon is removing some of those barriers and streamlining the virtualization process with the launch of new Virtual Network Services (VNS) Solution Bundles. Verizon developed pre-packaged service chains working with leading technology providers like Checkpoint Software, Cisco, Fortinet and Palo Alto Networks. With these bundles all network compatibility testing and licensing have already been completed, providing peace of mind while saving both time and labor. Additionally, Verizon's end-to-end orchestration and closed loop service assurance allows customers to essentially "point and click" to enable SDN solutions.  Click here for more.

Verizon to offer iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 19:09

Verizon announced it will offer iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition, the new generation of iPhone in a stunning red finish. Both phones sport a beautiful glass enclosure, now in red, with a matching aluminum band and a sleek black front. Customers will be able to order the special edition (PRODUCT)RED iPhone starting tomorrow, April 10 at 8:30 a.m. ET and it arrives in Verizon stores on April 13. Click here for more.

Verizon takes industry lead in working with key partners to drive advancements on CBRS spectrum

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 19:09

IRVING, TX - Leading companies and vendors from across the wireless industry have come together at Verizon's facility in Irving, Texas to accelerate using 4G LTE technology over the CBRS (Citizen Band Radio Spectrum) spectrum. After the successful initial trials last year, Corning, Ericsson, Federated Wireless, Google, Nokia and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, are all collaborating in end-to-end system testing to further develop the use of this new spectrum.  Click here for more.

MobiCom awarded andapos;Best Socially Responsible Companyandapos;

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 19:09

KDDI CORPORATION subsidiary MobiCom Corporation LLC (Headquarters: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, Chairman and CEO: Tatsuya Hamada) has been selected as the "Best Socially Responsible Company" by the Mongolian National Chamber of Commerce and Industry in its biennial Silk Road-2018 Awards, honoring corporate public conscientiousness. Presented every other year to honor nine categories of activity and contribution, the Silk Road Awards recognize foreign business entities, international organizations, diplomatic missions and individuals that contribute to Mongolia's economic development and ecological efforts. As Mongolia's largest comprehensive telecommunications service provider, MobiCom places utmost importance on its contributions to Mongolian society. In collaberation with World Vision Mongolia, an NGO that coordinates international cooperation with local governments, MobiCom has helped provide schools with water supply systems and flush toilet facilities through the W.A.S.H. Project. The program has benefitted approximately 45,000 children at 58 schools in 16 provinces with improved public sanitation conditions. MobiCom also participates in the Child Helpline 108 project, which helps address the problem of child abuse. The project provides toll-free assistance 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to children, parents, teachers and social welfare workers, and embodies MobiCom's proactive approach to CSR in Mongolia. Click here for more.

KDDI enhances connectivity in Asia with Southeast Asia-Japan 2 (SJC2) submarine cable

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 19:09

Tokyo, 15 March, 2018―KDDI and the members of the Southeast Asia-Japan 2 consortium (SJC2) signed an agreement with NEC Corporation to build a high performance submarine cable connecting Singapore, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Taiwan, mainland China, Korea and Japan. Click here for more.

How drones can provide cell phone service following extreme weather and disasters

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 19:09

Woodbine, New Jersey -Hurricanes.  Tornadoes.  Blizzards. Earthquakes.  Mother Nature can strike at any moment, leaving behind a path of destruction. If severe weather strikes, power and communication services can be disrupted for days. In early March, Verizon and American Aerospace Technologies, Inc. (AATI), took the next step in advancing cutting-edge wireless communications from a drone for disaster response with their fourth test of capabilities. Click here for more.

Verizon and Colt demonstrate industry-first, two-way inter carrier SDN network orchestration

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 19:09

London - Colt and Verizon have today successfully showcased two-way inter carrier Software Defined Network (SDN) network orchestration for the first time. At an event in London, both companies were able to make near-real-time bandwidth changes in each other's production networks. This is the first time two-way network orchestration between carrier production networks has been demonstrated anywhere in the world, and marks an important step in enabling real-time cross-carrier automation. Click here for more.

The versatile Fitbit Versa is arriving for preorder March 14 at Verizon

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 19:09

Picture the most versatile friend you know (and if it's you that's ok too). Ok now put them on your wrist and bring them everywhere you go. Oh and they should track your health and wellbeing stats, carry your music, remind you to move, and look good while doing all that. Click here for more.