Sprint Nextel is adding roughly 2.1 million direct customers to its subscriber total, thanks to its completed acquisition of Nextel Partners. Sprint paid $6.5 billion, or $28.50 a share, for the company.
Wherify Wireless, SiRF Technologies Holdings, Fight Mobile, Cingular Wireless, Sprint, Broadcom Corporation, ZigBee Alliance, Huawei Technologies, Schneider Electric, STMicroelectronics, AskMeNow, Ingenio, Third Screen Media, Convergys Corporation, SunCom Wireless, MasterCard International, USA Technologies, Trapeze Networks, Bandai America, MicroTRAK, Kore Wireless and AirDefense.
Amobee Media Systems has opened an office in the U.S. and hired a wireless veteran to launch the company’s business in the Americas.
U.S. Wireless Online believes it has growth potential and has hired investment banking firm Antaeus Capital to assist the company in assessing its financial options.
Is it just me or does it appear as though some of the top wireless carriers are having difficulty keeping their mobile content executives from leaving their positions? I realize that mobile entertainment is a burgeoning field and people with expertise in both entertainment and wireless are a hot commodity but it cer
Looking for an inroad into the 3G market, battery component manufacturer China Digital Communications is purchasing Galaxy View International.
Alltel, Abanco, VeriFone, Speedus Corporation, Verizon Wireless, UTStarcom, Nomadix, Rosum Corporation, Telefonica Moviles Espana, Research In Motion, Palm and Synchronoss Technologies.
During the 2004 presidential election, JibJab's 2-minute online animated parody of presidential candidates President George W. Bush and Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., trading barbs while singing a twisted version of "This Land Is Your Land" became a quick hit on the Internet. Millions tuned into JibJab's Website to view the online cartoon and send it to friends around the world via an e-mail link.
Colin Powell once sagely advised that if you are going to achieve excellence in big things, you develop the habit in little matters. He said that excellence is not an exception, it is a prevailing attitude. For its 8th Annual Excellence Awards, Wireless Week's editors sifted through the performance of hundreds of wireless companies in search of that prevailing attitude.
As wireless carriers offer more services beyond voice to the enterprise, they're also expanding what they traditionally have done to earn a nickel. For instance, what happens when an enterprise has a problem with a data service, especially if that data service is a mobilized version of an in-house application? That question raises other questions, most of them centering on what kind of service
Using a business prescription written even before its merger with AT&T Wireless, Cingular Wireless now is looking to dispense a wider range of wireless services for the health care industry. The wireless carrier in the past few months has made several strategic deals to strengthen its applications portfolio to attract more medical enterprise customers, and it views that as a healthy opportu
When Cingular Wireless debuts the 20 markets that it's planning to upgrade to UMTS/high-speed downlink packet access (HSDPA) in the fourth quarter of this year, the spotlight will be on the U.S. operator, which likely will be one of the first carriers to introduce HSDPA technology worldwide. NTT DoCoMo in Japan plans to launch HSDPA in early 2006 and European operator O2 will launch HSDPA in th
Research In Motion's BlackBerry device can be hacked, according to security solutions provider Secure Computing Corporation, which points to a Trojan horse created by one security researcher. Through a back channel, BlackBerrys could provide entry into an organization's networks.
TeleCommunication Systems, Lucent Technologies, BelAir Networks, Sprint Nextel, Metro One Telecommunications, SunCom Wireless, Atheros Communications, ZyDAS Technology Corporation, Quatech, Digi-Key Corporation, NTT DoCoMo, KDDI Corporation, Okinawa Cellular Telephone Company, Vodafone K.K. and Synchronica.
Alltel may have produced double-digit revenue growth in the third quarter, but its shares took a beating as results didn’t match Wall Street estimates. In early trading, shares were down more than 7 percent, trading at $53.88 on heavier than average volume.