Samsung Telecommunications America

Samsung Reorganizes U.S. Operations
December 10, 2014

Samsung announced Wednesday that it will combine the Samsung Electronics America and Samsung Telecommunications America divisions of its domestic operations into a single entity, starting in 2015.

Samsung and Oculus' Gear VR is Now Available
December 8, 2014

Samsung announced that the Gear VR virtual reality headset, developed jointly with Oculus, is now available in its Innovator Edition. The product's retail price is $199.99.

Samsung Unveils Galaxy Tab S Tablets
June 13, 2014

Samsung's latest Galaxy launch is of a line of tablets. The new Galaxy Tab S 10.5 and Galaxy Tab S 8.4 were unveiled Thursday at an event in New York. 


Samsung Launches NFC TecTiles
June 13, 2012

Samsung this week announced the TecTiles, a new series of tags that work with a companion app to bring near-field communication technology to smartphones, with the new Galaxy S III and other newer Samsung smartphones.

Galaxy Note to Launch With 90-Second Super Bowl Ad
January 31, 2012

Samsung said this week that it will run a 90-second commercial during Sunday's Super Bowl for the new phone/tablet Galaxy Note. The ad is the first Super Bowl commercial Samsung has ever aired.

Samsung Names New Innovation Head For Mobile
September 21, 2011

Samsung this week named a new innovation chief for Samsung Telecommunications America, its mobile products division. Kevin Packingham, a 14-year industry veteran who was formerly CEO of Amerilink Telecom Corporation, is Samsung's new senior vice president of product innovation.

The Year of the Upgrade
May 1, 2007

Industry watchers say the U.S. cell phone market is at about 75 percent penetration and 143 millions units had sold by the end of 2006, according to the NPD group. In the old days of consumer electronics, retailers might have looked at those figures and figured the profit parade had already passed by, but modern wisdom suggests that wireless devices are a consumer-captivating category that keeps on coming. “What’s driving handset demand is now the replacement cycle,” said Anurag Gupta, senior vice president of investor relations for Brightpoint, a wireless distributor that moved 53.5 million devices (globally) last year. “The U.S. is gaining traction

Windows CE Hits the Road
January 1, 1998

By Janet Pinkerton Having shepherded a new handheld Windows CE 2.0 PC to market during COMDEX, Microsoft at CES will unveil two new Windows CE device classes. Slated to be unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show, Jan. 5-7, in addition to CES, the Auto PC is a single DIN, Windows CE-based car stereo head unit designed to be the nexus for a variety of 12V peripherals; Clarion plans to be the early player here. The second new "class," the Palm PC, will be introduced first by Philips and is a pocketable device with a touch sensitive screen designed to organize personal information downloaded from a PC. Meanwhile, Samsung