Sprint Nextel and Verizon Wireless continue to make strides in the mobile broadband market. The latest: Sprint has upgraded its 3G capabilities in 10 new markets, while Verizon Wireless has launched its high-speed network in select new markets.
Kineto Wireless announced plans to team with picoChip to develop an unlicensed mobile access (UMA)-enabled femtocell reference design. The companies expect their collaboration to speed the adoption of 3G femtocells in the mass market.
Wi-Fi engineering test equipment maker Azimuth System has closed $7.5 million in new venture capital funding from its existing investors. The company also announced the appointment of a new CEO.
XE Mobile wants new customers to feel like VIPs. To that end, the pay-as-you-go wireless service provider is offering a free VIP Club Card with each handset purchase.
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Verizon Communications moved one step closer to bringing long-distance operator MCI into its fold following a favorable vote by both companies' shareholders to approve the proposed deal.
Freescale Semiconductor, Esmertec, Vodafone, Electronic Arts, The Wireless Xcessories Group, Wireless Toyz, Wireless Giant, Yakety Yak, All Star Wireless, Airtel, Research In Motion, Jamdat Mobile, Cadence Design Systems, UMC, Research & Markets and Wireless Valley Communications.
Nokia has reached a 5-year deal to run Hutchison Essar's network operations in nine circles in India.
Verizon Wireless did best in a second-quarter study by the Customer Respect Group, an international research and consulting firm that focuses on how corporations treat their customers online.
Qualcomm and NEC Corporation say they have successfully completed assisted-GPS (A-GPS) interoperability testing in Japan on an unnamed commercial 3G W-CDMA network.
Anritsu is taking the wraps off its new handheld spectrum analyzer for EV-DO. In fact, the test and measurement company introduced three CDMA2000 1X EV-DO options for its Cell Master MT8212B handheld analyzer.
xG Technology announced the launch of a nationwide deployment program of xMax, a mobile voice over IP (VoIP) service.
Siemens Communications is looking to extend the reach of its wireless LAN (WLAN) portfolio with the launch of a new line of open mobility solutions. The new product launches are designed to bring together voice, video and data solutions, Siemens says.
Mobile virtual network enabler Visage Mobile is enlisting the help of ClientLogic to deliver customized and branded customer service to its MVNO clients.