Mobile Michigan Detroit: FinTech: How It’s Changing The Financial Industry

DETROIT -  The combination of financial start-ups and the emergence of new technologies is radically shaking up the long-standing financial services industry. Changes are happening that are breaking up control of financial institutions and provide greater choice to consumers, along with providing financial inclusion for those not currently eligible for standard banking products. On Monday,

By |2018-04-06T16:12:41-04:00April 6th, 2018|Connected Tech, Mobile MI, News|

Testing Tomorrrow’s Automated Vehicles Today at CAAT Conference 2018

Detroit is well known as the Motor City and the heart of the American automotive industry.  Today, this industry is experiencing a revolution that will drive the future of mobility in new directions as transportation technologies evolve in ways that would have been hard to imagine just a few years ago. And once again, Michigan

By |2018-03-23T12:57:47-04:00March 23rd, 2018|Auto Tech, Connected Tech, Mobile MI|

AT&T Manager Explains Wi-FI Upgrades At Detroit Metropolitan Airport

ROYAL OAK - Listen up air travelers. AT&T is beefing up its Wi-Fi service at Detroit Metropolitan Airport. Robert Jones, area manager for external affairs, explains what this means for AT&T customers that use the busy Delta hub. Jones said AT&T upgraded an antenna system that will give customers faster, more reliable wireless service. The

By |2018-03-13T19:20:11-04:00March 13th, 2018|Connected Tech, M2 TechCast, Mobile MI, Podcasts|

Autonomous And Connected Vehicle Infrastructure – Where Are We Today?

DETROIT - In spite of the heavy focus during the last several years on connected and autonomous vehicles – particularly in Michigan, much less attention has been paid to the infrastructure required to support these vehicles. On Monday, March 12 at 5:30 p.m. at RIIS in Troy Mobile Monday Detroit will hear from Michigan-based experts

By |2018-03-07T12:54:08-05:00March 7th, 2018|Autonomous Vehicles, Connected Tech, Mobile MI|

Smart City/Mobility Expert Carla Bailo On CAAT Conference And Mobility

GRAND RAPIDS - Carla Bailo recently returned to Michigan to lead the Center for Automotive Research as its President and CEO after her groundbreaking work at The Ohio State University led them to win the 2016 U.S. Department of Transportation Smart City Challenge. Now Carla shares her expertise with a Michigan audience as the keynote

AT&T Boosts Mobile Internet Capacity At DTW

DETROIT - AT&T announced it has boosted its mobile internet capacity around Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport by upgrading an antenna system that will give customers faster, more reliable wireless service. The network upgrade is on the Distributed Antenna System, which consists of strategically placed antennas to distribute AT&T’s wireless network coverage to the North

By |2018-02-23T12:19:45-05:00February 23rd, 2018|Connected Tech, ESD, Mobile MI|

Global Smartphone Sales Decline For First Time Since 2004

EGHAM, United Kingdom - For the first time since 2004, smartphone sales to consumers declined in the fourth quarter of 2017 from the same three months a year before as people keep their phones longer or upgrades slow. Gartner reported global sales of smartphones to end users totaled nearly 408 million units in the fourth

By |2018-02-22T21:41:20-05:00February 22nd, 2018|Connected Tech, Mobile MI|

MTAM Seeks Volunteers To Serve Mobile Monday Michigan Events

DETROIT – Have you enjoyed attending an MTAM Mobile Monday Michigan event at one of our chapters in Ann Arbor, Detroit, Grand Rapids or Lansing? Have you benefitted from education you received from an expert speaker, or contacts you made at one of our monthly events? Have you thought about finding a way to be

By |2018-02-09T09:47:39-05:00February 9th, 2018|Connected Tech, Mobile MI|

J.D. Power Study: Unlimited Data Plans Magic Elixir For Wireless Quality, BYOD Not So Much

COSTA MESA, Calif. - Unlimited data plans are the magic elixir for wireless network quality, while “bring your own device” promotions are having the opposite effect, according to the J.D. Power 2018 U.S. Wireless Network Quality Performance Study –Volume 1. The study finds that customers with unlimited data plans experience a lower incidence of overall network problems,

By |2018-02-04T16:01:57-05:00February 4th, 2018|Connected Tech, Mobile MI|

J.D. Power Study: Could Social Media Get Better Response From Wireless Carriers?

COSTA MESA, Calif - Could social media be realizing its true calling as the ultimate customer service channel? According to the J.D. Power 2018 U.S. Wireless Customer Care Full-Service Performance Study overall satisfaction is highest when customers ask questions or make requests of their wireless carriers via social media. “Personalized feedback, rapid-fire response time and interaction

By |2018-01-28T16:37:32-05:00January 28th, 2018|Connected Tech, Mobile MI|