News of Note—Samsung’s RCS, AT&T’s LPWAN SIMs, Affirmed Networks’ vEPC and more

news of note
(Pixabay)

Here are the stories we’re chasing today:

> According to new figures, more than half of rural Americans said it’s hard to access high-speed internet services. Cnet article

> Samsung said it will use Google’s RCS services in its phones. PhoneScoop article

FREE DAILY NEWSLETTER

Like this story? Subscribe to FierceWireless!

The Wireless industry is an ever-changing world where big ideas come along daily. Our subscribers rely on FierceWireless as their must-read source for the latest news, analysis and data on this increasingly competitive marketplace. Sign up today to get wireless news and updates delivered to your inbox and read on the go.

> AT&T said its company-owned retail and authorized retail stores are now more accessible to customers with vision problems. Release

> AT&T said it is working with Giesecke+Devrient Mobile Security and Altair Semiconductor to “integrate a SIM into the modem chipset for deployment across licensed Low-Power Wide-Area cellular networks.” Release

> Affirmed Networks said its new virtualized Evolved Packet Core (vEPC) is now available to mobile operators on Amazon Web Services. Release

Read more on