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LG to Drop Annual Flagship Handset Refresh Cycle

In a shift of strategy, LG this week said it will cease bringing new flagship devices to market each year as it has done the last five or so years. “We will unveil new smartphones when it is needed. But we will not launch it just because other rivals do,â€� …

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T-Mobile Rolls Out Another BOGO

T-Mobile today announced a buy-one, get-one deal that sees major discounts on top phones. T-Mobile says 12 flagship devices from the likes of LG and Samsung qualify for the promotion, including the G6, V30, S8, and Note8. To qualify, customers will have to activate one new line of service and …

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Qualcomm Says Support for aptX HD Accelerating

Qualcomm today said more than 55 consumer products now include support for aptX HD, its high-quality Bluetooth audio codec. The aptX HD codec supports 24-bit music quality over Bluetooth and improves the signal-to-noise ratio, which results in lower background noise. Further, Qualcomm expects support for aptX HD to blossom over …

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Internet Association to Fight FCC's Net Neutrality Repeal

The Internet Association plans to fight the FCC’s attempt to repeal net neutrality. The FCC this week published the final version of its Report & Order to sack the Obama-era laws that govern the internet. The FCC seeks to reclassify broadband internet under Title I of the Communications Act as …

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Sprint Names Michel Combes As President and CFO

Sprint today appointed seasoned telecom executive Michel Combes as President and Chief Financial Officer. Combes replaces Tarek Robbiati, who will transition away from Sprint at the end of the month. Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure thanked Robbiati for his work in helping Sprint reduce costs over the last few years. In …

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