Wi-Fi Alliance, Info Directions, Total Call International, Analog Devices, Integrant Technologies, AskMeNow, Research In Motion, InfoSpace, Palm, O2 and Glenayre Messaging.
Wisair, Helicomm, Conexant Systems, UltraCell, Westell Technologies, Alvarion, picoChip, Ember, RFMD and Freescale.
AXCESS International, a provider of radio frequency identification (RFID) solutions and real-time location systems (RTLS), is touting a solution for managing and securing critical computer assets that hold privacy data.
Covergence secured $15 million in Series C funding. The round was led by new investor Globespan Capital Partners, with participation from existing investors Highland Capital Partners and North Bridge Venture Partners.
Qualcomm says it has completed successful field tests using voice over IP (VoIP) over a cellular network.
NetHawk released a solution for the testing of unlicensed mobile access (UMA). The company says the solution can be scaled and equipped to suit the needs of network manufacturers and operators.
There's no denying that VoIP is a reality and it will impact wireless as well as landline carriers. Still unresolved is how big an effect VoIP will have and whether it will have a negative or positive impact. A recent survey of 131 large enterprises by the consultancy Deloitte shows that two-thirds of the companies already are using VoIP or have it in active evaluation.
A task group of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) may decide this month what the future of Wi-Fi will be, although for some companies the future is already here. As often happens with technology standards, some manufacturers hit the road with products before the standard was fully baked.
TLA stands for a "Three-Letter Acronym." There is a plethora of TLAs along with acronyms of four, five or more letters. TLAs and the others are usually thought up by the folks working on a new technology, concept or device, and their use tends to spread like wildfire, especially at industry conferences.
Verizon Wireless' advertisements for its new V CAST service promotes not only the latest in mobile TV content, 3D games and music downloads, it also prominently features state-of-the-art 1XEV-DO handsets. Cingular Wireless' latest promotions highlight the company's coverage and signal strength as well as its latest devices, such as the carrier's exclusive Motorola RAZR V3 camera phone.
Behind every great wireless provider, there is a plethora of "behind-the-scenes" services that interoperate to make a successful business. Billing systems, customer care platforms, activation processes and distribution channels are all critical to the success of a wireless provider. But does every MVNO need to procure these backoffice systems, or can they be outsourced to another firm? The flu
March 14 DCI Mobile Content Festival Austin, Texas http://www.dcitexas.org/mcf March 20-21 GDC Mobile 2006 San Jose, CA http://www.gdcmobile.com March 23 Executive Vision Interview with John Stratton, VP and CMO of Verizon Wireless Online on-demand video interview http://www.wirelessweek.com (availabl
Hoping to jump-start the mobile directory information arena, 422 Inc. launched its 422me Student Connect wireless directory. The company will use GoldPocket Wireless to enable SMS deliver of the service. 422me is an SMS service that allows college students to use their wireless phones to connect with each other by
Edgy and innovative are adjectives often used to describe MTV Network's content and now the programmer is making good on that reputation in the mobile phone space. The company Oct. 20 introduced a new entertainment series called "Head and Body," created specifically for the mobile phone. "Head and Body," which was sho