LAS VEGAS -- As we expected, CTIA 2013 was a bit quiet this time around. Not only were there fewer handset announcements (click here for a full list), but also a move to the Sands Expo from the immense Las Vegas Convention Center meant smaller and less elaborate company booths. That said, Ericsson definitely took the prize for establishing a presence with these illuminated sails that rose far above the convention floor.
Is this really a switchboard? No, it's just a way for Verizon to demonstrate its Verizon Messaging solution, which uses the carrier's cloud service to deliver messages to multiple devices for a single user simultaneously.