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Company Overview of Kyocera Communications, Inc.

Company Overview

Kyocera Communications, Inc. develops, manufactures, and sells wireless phones and accessories for customers in the Americas. It offers smartphones, basic phones, hydro waterproof phones, and rugged phones; and accessories that include car chargers, travel chargers, batteries and doors, data cables, Bluetooth products, hands-free products, memory products, cases and skins, holsters, adapters, routers, and savox products. The company also provides devices, which include push to talk phones and Android phones. Kyocera Communications, Inc. was formerly known as Kyocera Wireless, Corp. and changed its name to Kyocera Communications, Inc. in April 2009. The company was incorporated in 1999 and is...

9520 Towne Centre Drive

San Diego, CA 92121

United States

Founded in 1999





Key Executives for Kyocera Communications, Inc.

Age: 84
Chief Operating Officer
President of Kyocera International Inc
Age: 61
Vice President and General Manager of Sales and Marketing
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Kyocera Communications, Inc. Key Developments

Kyocera Communications Inc. Demonstrates First Ruggedized Android Smartphone Solutions for AT&T Fleet Complete

In collaboration with AT&T and Fleet Complete, Kyocera Communications Inc. unveiled the first ruggedized Android devices to support AT&T Fleet Complete, a family of GPS-based tracking and management solutions for the transportation industry that collect and send vital information between operations staff, mobile workers, and fleet vehicles. The live demonstrations in Fleet Complete’s booth (#1321) at the NAFA 2016 Expo in Austin, Texas, feature Kyocera’s DuraForce and DuraForce XD smartphones running AT&T Fleet Complete, including its integration with AT&T Enhanced Push-to-Talk. AT&T Fleet Complete is designed to reduce business costs, potentially increase profits, and enable regulatory compliance. Kyocera’s ruggedized smartphones further enhance these cost savings and increase the dependability of the solution. Drivers and field teams using Kyocera smartphones with AT&T Fleet Complete can be dispatched more efficiently, enhancing on-time performance and customer service. Mobile workers can use the devices’ data capabilities to manage tasks, access job details and complete clock-in and -out timesheets. And along with standard phone service, AT&T Enhanced Push-to-Talk1 enables near real-time communication between individuals or groups.

Kyocera Communications Inc. Announces Availability of Waterproof 4G LTE Android Smartphone, Hydro REACH

Kyocera Communications Inc. announced that its waterproof 4G LTE Android smartphone, the Hydro REACH, is now available from Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile USA nationwide. Building on the legacy of success of company’s Hydro Series, the Hydro REACH sports a large 5-inch display and with a textured back cover and rounded edges for a comfortable feel in the hand. With its IPX5 and IPX7 waterproof certifications, Hydro REACH will survive an unexpected shower or full immersion for up to 30 minutes in up to 3.28 feet of water. The phone’s 5-inch touchscreen can even be operated when wet.

Kyocera Launches Rugged, Work-Ready DuraXE Feature Phone at TELUS

Kyocera Communications Inc. announced that the rugged DuraXE feature phone will join its DuraForce ultra-rugged smartphone at TELUS. The DuraXE is a Push-To-Talk device designed with a dedicated side-button to support TELUS Link® Push to Talk for active people who wish to stay connected in tough work environments. It will be available beginning Feb. 24 at TELUS for $130 with select two-year TELUS business and TELUS Your Choice Plans or $350 outright.

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