Rave Wireless' GPS wireless product offerings are beginning to gain traction among colleges and universities, according to the company, which says it has secured several contracts for its services at education institutions for this coming school year.
High-speed downlink packet access (HSDPA) networks are on pace to reach 80 deployments by year's end, according to a new survey from the Global mobile Suppliers Association (GSM).
Kodiak Networks is partnering with SS8 Networks in an effort to advance compliance with Communications Assistance to Law Enforcement Act (CALEA). Separately, Kodiak inked a handset agreement with Pantech.
Novatel Wireless reported a big fourth-quarter loss this week as its profit fell to just $122,000, down from more than $5 million a year ago.
Brightpoint subsidiary Brightpoint North America has sealed a couple more deals to enhance its portfolio. The company has signed on as a logistic services provider for Microsoft Corporation and inked a handset distribution contract with Samsung Telecommunications America.
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WASHINGTON—The Senate Commerce Committee voted this afternoon not only to keep a provision in a huge telecommunications bill it’s crafting that would limit states’ abilities to regulate wireless services overall, but also voted to expand some of the specifics.
Waiting in any of the nation’s airports, passengers alternately are using their wireless devices or are checking out the reading material at the newsstands. Imagine combining those functions into the wireless handset, capitalizing on the power of Simon & Schuster and other media brands.
G Studios has found a way to extend its teen and tween lifestyle brands, thanks to an agreement with Smartphones Technologies that will bring "Earth 2 Jane" and "Chosen Girls" to wireless.
As expected, Sprint Nextel has filed a limited waiver request with the FCC to get some reprieve on a looming Dec. 31 deadline that will require 95 percent of handsets operating on its network to offer location-based services (LBS).
On the heels of last month's lackluster second quarter results, Dwango Wireless says it is taking steps to shore up its financial position. As part of its cost-cutting efforts, the company will reduce its headcount by 30 percent.
With its financial restatements behind it, Nortel announced plans to retool the company into two product-focused groups: Mobility & Converged Core Networks and Enterprise Solutions & Packet Networks.
MetroPCS unveiled its flat-rate wireless service offering in Tampa and Sarasota, Fla. The move, according to the company, further strengthens its presence in the Florida market.
Nokia is taking two Chinese firms to task for allegedly copying the design of its Nokia 7260 handset. The No. 1 global handset manufacturer has initiated civil actions against the companies in Beijing. Separately, Nokia is pushing its DVB-H agenda with a mobile TV trial in Sweden.