LG Electronics MobileComm U.S.A. (LG Mobile Phones) believes the way to get the word out about its mobile phone offerings is through a newly devised national advertising campaign that links LG to the lives of young people.
Mobile TeleSystems (MTS) tapped Motorola to expand and upgrade its wireless network, which will increase its capacity and coverage area. The deal is valued at $80 million.
Amp'd Mobile, Buzztime Entertainment, Sprint, Verizon Wireless, Alltel, Novatel Wireless, Lucent Technologies, Maxis Communications, Mforma, TensorComm, StoneBridge Wireless Broadband, Alvarion, Teleglobe International Holdings, Tango, Comsearch, 5G Wireless Solutions and Diamond I.
Covad Communications Group secured a $50 million revolving credit facility, which it plans to use for general corporate purposes.
Bitfone Corporation, a maker of technology that updates firmware over-the-air (FOTA), today released two new versions of its mProve and MVP products. In addition, the company announced that Motorola will use its technology to offer a hosted device management service for operators.
Leap Wireless International is extending the reach of its Cricket unlimited wireless service in the California Central Valley with the addition of Fresno.
SmartVideo Technologies inked a deal to make Court TV programming part of its mobile television lineup. The goal of the wireless content is to reach younger viewers, Court TV says.
Nextel Communications, Motorola, Kiyon, Siemens Venture Capital, Connexion by Boeing, Intel Corporation, Bitstream, NeoMedia Technologies, Mobot, Strix Systems, AeroComm and Belkin.
Cingular Wireless is tapping into RealNetworks' Helix OnlineTV technology to power its planned next-generation mobile video service. The companies also have teamed to satisfy the casual gamer.
The GSM Association (GSMA) is enlisting the help of clearinghouse services provider NeuStar to manage a global directory that will facilitate the exchange and delivery of data messages over wireless networks on a worldwide basis.
SyChip says its new module will allow Windows Mobile-based VoIP functionality with longer talk and standby times.
Amp’d Mobile, Vodafone, Nortel and Dilithium Networks
With its patent dispute with NTP settled, Research in Motion is looking to move forward. The latest: the company has snapped up voice mobility solutions provider Ascendent Systems and introduced BlackBerry Enterprise Server v4.1.
Forget mobile-to-mobile in-network calling. SunCom Wireless is unveiling it Mobile-to-Anyone service, which gives customers unlimited calling features to 10 people, regardless of their service provider.