Alcatel's 6-inch Hero 2C phablet features a 720p display, a 13-megapixel camera, and 4G capabilities.
As a GSM version of the recently launched Motorola Droid Turbo, the smartphone promises 48 hours of battery life and super-fast charging.
The privacy protection company will upgrade its snoop-resistant handset later this year and introduce a tablet, too. Also new: a push for business customers spooked by Sony hacks.
Spain's giant telecom comes to Mobile World Congress with demo speeds of up to 375 Mbps on its LTE-Advanced commercial network.
Mozilla's major new ally will sell its Klif phone and six months' network service in 13 countries in Africa and the Middle East. Orange likes Firefox OS's inexpensive hardware requirements and expects to sell millions.
The Miami-based company will showcase its first modules compatible with Google's Project Ara during the Mobile World Congress show in Barcelona.
The move comes as the smartphone maker, which has been struggling to maintain its dominance, is getting set to introduce a new flagship device.
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The $1.875 billion deal follows its acquisition of Iusacell and bid to expand its presence in Mexico.
The carrier previously charged 1 cent a minute to wireless and landline numbers in Mexico.