Telecommunications
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RootMetrics, an independent mobile research and testing organization based, announced last week that AT&T and Verizon Wireless tied for the No. 1 spot on the company’s RootScore report for Rhode Island, which measures network reliability and speed, as well as overall voice, data and text performance. more
Hasbro Inc. once again was named to The Ethisphere Institute’s list of the “World’s Most Ethical Companies,” the third year in a row that the toy maker and entertainment producer has been recognized for business practices that embody the institute’s motto, “Good. Smart. Business. Profit.” more
The sustained growth of Granite Telecommunications since its launch in 2002 – about 20 percent per year with strategies designed to keep up that pace – has caused the company to put out a message from its new Lincoln facility that Rhode Island business leaders and residents like to hear – “We’re hiring.” more
Towerstream Corp. saw its net loss widen 18 percent in 2013 to $24.8 million, or 38 cents per share, compared with the $21 million, or 39 cents per share, loss reported for 2012. more
The TV landscape in Rhode Island is going to change as result of the proposed merger of Media General, owner of WJAR-TV NBC 10, and Providence-based LIN Media LLC, owner of WPRI-TV CBS 12 and operator of WNAC-TV Fox 64. One of the stations is expected to get a new owner due to federal regulations that in most cases prevent ownership of more than one station in the same market. more
Dr. Megan Ranney, an emergency medicine attending physician at Hasbro Children’s Hospital, recently led a study that found a text-message program may be an effective violence prevention tool for at-risk teen girls. more
Media General announced Wednesday that it has entered into definitive agreements to sell several of its assets – including WJAR-TV NBC 10 – to meet the regulatory requirements of its merger with Providence-based LIN Media, the parent of WPRI-TV 12. more
Since Joseph Hernon joined Towerstream Corp. as chief financial officer in 2008, its gross annual revenue has more than tripled, from $10 million in 2008 to more than $30 million in 2013. more
Two in five American households responding to a survey by the National Center for Health Statistics said they had no landline telephone service and used cell phones as their only means of phone communication, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Tuesday. more
KVH Industries Inc., a provider of guidance and Internet systems for the maritime and defense industries, reported second-quarter net income of $55,000, or zero cents per share, an improvement over the first-quarter net loss of $1.1 million but a 96.5 percent decline compared with net income of $1.6 million, or 10 cents per share, for the second quarter of 2013. more
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