France’s Iliad reported to have put in offer for T-Mobile US
Thursday, July 31st, 2014 UPDATE: Iliad has reportedly confirmed that it has put in a $15 billion offer to gain a controlling stake in T-Mobile US. The offer is for $33 per share, or a 42% premium over the carrier’s stock price prior [...]

T-Mobile US continues strong growth, this time with improved financials
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Sprint stems customer losses, squeaks out profit
Wednesday, July 30th, 2014 As has been a recurring theme, Sprint reported quarterly results that highlight its continued struggles through an ongoing network upgrade program, but hints that perhaps it could be set to turn a corner. (Sprint [...]

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It’s a question that everyone asks. Your phone battery seems like it needs to be charged every day or even [...]

LatAm: Telefónica in talks to buy Mexico’s Isusacell; TIM to invest $1.8B in Brazil

In a new twist to the changing Mexican telecom market, Telefónica is reportedly in talks to acquire Grupo [...]

Cell Tower News: OSHA updates climber rules; tower data contention

01 August 2014 by Jarad Matula

Welcome to this week’s edition of cell tower industry news, created by Jarad Matula and brought to you by Towercrews.net. OSHA directive on hoisting In a new step towards safer practices on tower work sites, the Occupational Safety & Health Administration has issued a new directive that outlines stricter rules for inspectors to judge safety and […]

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Anritsu reports flat revenues, profit impacts from R&D

Anritsu reports flat revenues, profit impacts from R&D

01 August 2014 by Kelly Hill

Anristu saw essentially flat year-over-year revenues for its first fiscal quarter ending June 30, but its profits for the quarter were down nearly 50% to about $8 million. Meanwhile, its revenues were $216 million, down less than 1% from the $218 million reported in the year-ago period. In its financial release, Anritsu noted that mobile […]

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Posted in Test and Measurement, test equipment

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Test & Measurement: Keysight Technologies begins operations

Test & Measurement: Keysight Technologies begins operations

01 August 2014 by Kelly Hill

Editor’s Note: The ability to test network and device features and functions is an important piece of technology development and deployment. RCR Wireless News looks weekly at the test and measurement space to see what’s afoot. —Agilent Technologies’ electronic test and measurement segment has officially begun operating as its own brand, Keysight Technologies. The spin-off of […]

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U.S.

Alcatel-Lucent posts improved Q2 results, plans submarine cable IPO

Alcatel-Lucent posts improved Q2 results, plans submarine cable IPO

01 August 2014 by Sara Zaske

Alcatel-Lucent (ALU), which announced its “Shift Plan” a year ago, is now looking to shift some of its submarine cable business. When the Paris-based telecom equipment company released its 2014 second quarter results, it announced a planned initial public offering for the subsidiary scheduled for the first half of 2015. “Let me tell you right […]

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U.S.

Keeping the promise of bundled offerings

01 August 2014 by Kelly Hill

Liam Maxwell, VP of products for Oracle Communications, spoke with RCR Wireless about how the transition from single-service providers to bundled offerings has affected customer relationship management, BSS and OSS, and Oracle’s place in the ecosystme. “One of the biggest problems that communications service providers have had over the last decade is that they’ve shifted from […]

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Reader Forum: Future-proofing the mobile industry in the Internet of everything age

18 August 2014 by Sudarshan Krishnamurthi, Product Management of Cisco Services, Cisco Systems

To power all the IoE’s new revenue gains and improved experiences, the mobile industry will need IT staff who are keeping pace with the demands placed on the network.

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U.S.

Reader Forum: Using intelligent wireless routing to end to in-building over-provisioning

11 August 2014 by Wolfgang Weber, VP Business Development, Dali Wireless

In-building user experience and service quality are powerful differentiators in wireless services and providing reliable indoor coverage and capacity is not only expected, it’s demanded.

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U.S.

Reader Forum: The ‘5th C’ impact on two-way radios

11 August 2014 by Randy Helm, Director of Product Management, Motorola Solutions

All radios are known for their performance with the four basic “Cs”: coverage, capacity, cost and control.

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Reader Forum: Five ways retailers can leverage the power of mobile

04 August 2014 by Sam Ganga, EVP Commercial Division, DMI

International research firm Latitude reports that 88% of people surveyed agreed that owning a mobile device with real-time information makes them more spontaneous in their shopping decisions. That fact alone

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U.S.

Reader Forum: The ‘Internet of Things’ ate my network

04 August 2014 by Christina Richards, VP, AOptix

The “Internet of Things" is either going to transform our world – or crush it, depending on who you ask.

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By: PRWeb
Telus Health Solutions Selects Get Real Consulting's Consumer Health Platform, InstantPHR
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Get Real Consulting, (Get Real), an award-winning consumer health pioneer and strategic innovation partner to many of the most prominent health care and provider organizations in the world, today announced a reseller agreement with TELUS Health Solutions that will bring Get Real Consulting's InstantPHR(TM) consumer health and care management platform to Canada. TELUS Health Solutions will operate the licensed software under the TELUS Personal Health Record brand name. The InstantPHR platform and care management tool kit fully leverages the interoperability and security features of the TELUS HealthSpace(R), powered by Microsoft HealthVault(R) and is completely customizable and configurable for every participating organization who utilizes the platform.
"Get Real is very pleased to work with TELUS Health Solutions and support the TELUS Personal Health Record offering, enabling a wealth of consumer home health empowerment capabilities and experiences seamlessly across PC, tablet, iPad, smartphone, and other technologies, empowering Canadians to work with their health care providers and develop care plans to self-manage their health where and how they live," said Robin Wiener, President & Founding Partner, Get Real. "We look forward to working dynamically with TELUS across their enterprise health solutions as well as their consumer and subscriber channels to enable a modern, digitally connected care coordination and home monitoring gateway between providers and patients across Canada."

"Get Real and InstantPHR represent a game-changing capability to meaningfully empower Canadians to manage their health wherever they are, and leverage the full power of our wireline, wireless infrastructures," said Sebastien Prevost, vice-president, consumer health, TELUS Health Solutions.
InstantPHR, available in the United States and globally, is an electronic "toolbox" that easily creates and customizes personal health applications for healthcare systems and organizations. This includes patient and healthcare professional portals, disease management platforms, and care management solutions. InstantPHR seamlessly connects to any provider health information system, empowering consumers to access health information, health tools, provider directed care plans, connected health management devices, secure messaging, alerts and reminders across a common user interface spanning PCs, tablets, iPads, and smartphone OS platforms, conveniently connecting digital health management to everyday life. Providers digitally connect to InstantPHR through a proprietary administration portal that allows provider organizations to develop, customize and integrate and modify their patient care solutions in real time and integrate patient and cohort management data compatibly within provider Electronic Medical Record, Electronic Health Record and Health Information Exchange systems. Additional product features include:

  • Customizable Patient Portal with mobile capabilities: Patients can manage overall health, manage all types of chronic diseases, connect health management devices, receive alerts and reminders about health, and communicate securely with their doctors.
  • Robust Healthcare Provider Portal: Get Real enables clinicians to interact with their patients and their patient's health data like never before, with the inclusion of patient generated and home health device data, helping improve provider efficiencies and patient outcomes. The provider portal features customized clinical dashboards, care management, patient and co-hort management, workflow integration, secure patient messaging, and patient alerts.
  • Proprietary and Rich Administrative Console: Get Real offers organizations the ability to "take the controls" by offering an administrative portal with over 100 widgets. This portal allows organizations to configure, customize and deploy applications in weeks, instead of months.

Learn more about the InstantPHR platform, as well as its rich history in consumer health, visit http://www.getrealconsulting.com/instantphr/.

About Get Real Consulting

Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Rockville, Maryland, Get Real Consulting is a groundbreaking and award-winning global health consulting and technology pioneer on the leading edge of connected consumer and provider health transformation. Get Real Consulting, and its flagship product InstantPHR(TM) unlocks health information and modernizes how people and families can access, understand, and pro-actively empower themselves seamlessly through an integrated platform that demonstrates improved and maintained health and quality of life compatibly with how they live it every day. As a Microsoft Technology Partner, Get Real Consulting touts a diverse, rich global customer base, which is at the forefront of web and mobile-based health technology innovations, patient usability and experiences. For more information, please visit: http://www.getrealconsulting.com.

About TELUS Health Solutions
TELUS Health Solutions is a leader in telehealth, electronic health records, remote patient monitoring, mobile home and community care, consumer health, benefits management and pharmacy management. Our solutions give health authorities, providers, physicians, patients and consumers the power to enhance decision making and improve outcomes for Canadians. TELUS Health Solutions is transforming how information is used across the continuum of care from hospital to home with solutions that foster collaboration, drive prevention and empower care teams and patients. For more information about TELUS Health Solutions, please visit http://www.telushealth.com.

About TELUS
TELUS (TSX: T, T.A; NYSE: TU) is a leading national telecommunications company in Canada, with $10.4 billion of annual revenue and 12.7 million customer connections including 7.3 million wireless subscribers, 3.6 million wireline network access lines and 1.3 million Internet subscribers and more than 500,000 TELUS TV customers. Led since 2000 by President and CEO, Darren Entwistle, TELUS provides a wide range of communications products and services including wireless, data, Internet protocol (IP), voice, television, entertainment and video.

In support of our philosophy to give where we live, TELUS, our team members and retirees have contributed more than $260 million to charitable and not-for-profit organizations and volunteered 4.2 million hours of service to local communities since 2000. Eleven TELUS Community Boards across Canada lead TELUS' local philanthropic initiatives. TELUS was honoured to be named the most outstanding philanthropic corporation globally for 2010 by the Association of Fundraising Professionals, becoming the first Canadian company to receive this prestigious international recognition. For more information about TELUS please visit telus.com.

For press inquires:
Contact: Mo Stiles
Get Real Consulting
301-309-0058
mo(at)getrealconsulting(dot)com

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