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Sprint Selects QuickLink MiTile Solution from Smith Micro Software

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November 19, 2012

Sprint Selects QuickLink MiTile Solution from Smith Micro Software

By Anil Sharma, TMCnet Contributor

Sprint (News - Alert) has selected Smith Micro Software’s QuickLink MiTile solution to manage their broadband functionality on Windows 8 devices.

Officials with Smith Micro (News - Alert) Software said that the solution includes a customized connection management tile application for the Windows 8 home screen that extends Sprint branding and provides enhanced roaming controls and usage monitoring features for subscribers.

“The QuickLink MiTile solution allows Sprint customers to benefit from advanced features related to their Sprint broadband account along with the inherent broadband features of Windows 8,” said David Owens, vice president of product management & logistics at Sprint, in a statement.

Owens said that working with Smith Micro, this solution delivers simplicity and added value for Sprint customers.

“Smith Micro has been supporting broadband connectivity for Sprint for many years, across many different devices, and we’re always excited to work with Sprint on new initiatives,” said Von Cameron, executive vice president of worldwide sales for Smith Micro Software (News - Alert).

“A top-notch user experience for customers is a primary focus for both of us, and QuickLink MiTile will allow Sprint to deliver that on Windows 8 and other platforms that leverage our standards-based connectivity solutions,” said Cameron.

Company officials said that advanced features that are enabled by QuickLink MiTile include the ability for subscribers to monitor usage between billing cycles and receive proactive alerts when thresholds are met.

Sprint is also able to dynamically change Preferred Roaming Lists and device configuration updates over the air, making device support and mobile connections more efficient and reliable.

According to company officials, QuickLink MiTile is a component of the QuickLink family of connectivity solutions, and part of Smith Micro’s Mobile Experience Platform that helps mobile operators, device manufacturers and enterprises simplify and enhance the mobile experience while optimizing network and device resources.

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