Vodafone is falling in line with the wishes of the European Commission. The mobile operator announced plans to slash its European roaming rates by at least 40 percent by 2007.
LitePoint Corporation, Sierra Wireless, Wavelink, Symbol, Cingular Wireless, Toronto Hydro Telecom, Siemens Communications Group, MapFrame Corporation and CR'P.
America Online (AOL) snapped up Wildseed for an undisclosed sum. The software company purchase will play an integral part of AOL's newly formed AOL Wireless group.
SpectraSite is officially part of American Tower Corporation, making the combined entity the largest tower operator in the United States with a 21 percent share of the market.
Verizon Wireless is trying to make life a little easier for its prepaid customers with the launch of EasyPay Plans, a monthly billing option with no long-term contract. Separately, the carrier unveiled its intentions to launch service in Little Rock, Ark.
The Street was intrigued by a report from a British newspaper that Cisco Systems may have its eye on Nokia, but the No. 1 global handset maker declined to comment on the rumors.
Digital Fountain has another major win under its belt. This time, the forward error correction (FEC) technology company has a licensing deal with none other than the biggest handset maker in the world.
Nortel shares were up more than 12 percent at one point, following the telecom equipment maker's second quarter results, which included a 10 percent revenue increase.
Qualcomm, Connexion by Boeing, UTStarcom, Mobliss, Macromedia, Cingular Wireless, GigaBeam Corporation, WiFi Projects, Namco America, Qualcomm, THQ Wireless, Bitstream, Symbian, Brightpoint, Skype Technologies, RemotePipes, SightSpeed and Aperto Networks.
WASHINGTON- Senators put off discussing the biggest wireless provision in their telecom rewrite legislation until next Tuesday, perhaps looking to the weekend to hammer out a compromise.
MobilePro is not stepping away from all of its municipal high-speed wireless deals. In fact, the company has signed a definitive agreement to move ahead with a planned deployment in the city of Yuma, Ariz.
Motient Corporation unveiled its intentions to sell its wireless legacy business. Geologic Solutions and its wholly owned subsidiary Logo Acquisition Corporation are acquiring the assets for a "nominal cash amount," Motient said.
In addition to its recently announced plans to combine with Padcom, NetMotion Wireless has secured a new customer for its Mobility XE platform. Unilever has signed on to use NetMotion's software for its field sales force.
Alvarion, Wavecom, AirWave Wireless, Tyfone, Eclipse Foundation, Motorola, Nu Horizons Electronics Corporation, NemeriX and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company.