Latest Android Smartphones Offer Additional Connectivity, Improved Workforce Management and International Capabilities for Small and Mid-Sized Businesses
ATLANTA, June 4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cbeyond Inc. (Nasdaq:CBEY), the technology ally to small and mid-sized businesses, today announced the addition of the Samsung GALAXY S 4 and HTC One® smartphones to its TotalVoice™ portfolio of mobile devices that run on the Sprint 3G and 4G LTE networks. Both phones run on the Android™ Jelly Bean operating system and can convert into Wi-Fi Hot Spots supporting up to 10 connections.
Samsung's fastest selling smartphone, the Samsung GALAXY S 4 sold 10 million units as of May 22, 2013. Available through Cbeyond at $250 with a 2-year contract, it boasts a brilliant 5-inch Super AMOLED Plus HD screen and sharp-shooting 13-megapixel camera perfect for games, photos and videos. Other user-friendly features include Air View™ touch-free screen navigation and Smart Pause™ which intelligently pauses playback if a video is not being watched.
Recognized with the 2013 "Best New Mobile Device" award from the GSM Association, the HTC 's phone camera automatically captures up to 20 photos and a 3-second video and includes the BlinkFeed™ news aggregator which streams favorite content from social networks, news and feeds live onto a home screen. Priced at $200 with a 2-year contract, and sporting a GSM radio plus removable SIM card, the HTC One is truly a world phone and perfect for international travelers.
"Cbeyond remains committed to making the latest and most advanced mobile products and technologies available to our customers," said Scott Block, product manager at Cbeyond. "These compelling new devices are really powerful and will push the envelope in extending connectivity and improving workforce productivity across business applications and data types."
"Sprint makes every effort to assist our customers in procuring the latest and greatest handsets their customers demand," said Karen Freitag, vice president — Emerging & Wholesale Solutions at Sprint. "We are pleased to provide Cbeyond with access to a nationwide 3G and high-powered 4G LTE network experience, enabling their small- and medium-sized businesses to achieve greater mobility."
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Cbeyond, Inc. (Nasdaq:CBEY), a cloud and communications services provider, is the technology ally for small and mid-sized business. Our private, proactively-managed IP network connects customers to voice, data and enterprise applications hosted in our award-winning cloud data centers. Since 1999, Cbeyond has served the unmet needs of businesses through technology and service innovation. We were the first company to build an all-IP network specifically for small businesses and among the few to offer consultative sales and service professionals onsite. Today, our expanded portfolio helps customers reduce the burden of outlaying capital and manpower to manage infrastructure. Creating an exceptional customer experience is in our DNA. It's why more than a third of our approximately 60,000 customers come from referrals. For more information on Cbeyond, visit www.cbeyond.com and follow Cbeyond on Twitter: www.twitter.com/cbeyond.
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