Digicel is moving full-speed ahead with its plans to expand its GSM network in the Caribbean. The latest: The company has enlisted the help of Globecomm Systems.
Siemens, Tropos Networks, Skype, Ipdrum, Veraz Networks, Juice Wireless, BridgePort Networks, Wherify Wireless, American Network Computadores, TeleCIS Wireless, 724 Solutions, Cratlon and Betatherm.
After just seven months of service, Mobile ESPN is calling it quits. The high-profile MVNO, which launched its service on Super Bowl Sunday in early February, announced this morning it will remain active to current customers until at least Dec. 31.
Wavecom, Atheros Communications, Verizon Wireless, Relm Wireless Corporation, Belkin Corporation, ntel, Digi-Key Corporation, Antenova, Ixia, Unity In Values and Alltel Wireless.
Nortel has set its sights on developing markets, unveiling its "Connecting Communities" initiative, which will deliver wireless broadband capabilities to one underserved market.
Vodafone touted 3G growth at its hosted investors' day yesterday. The operator reported its number of 3G devices has risen to roughly 4.35 million as of the end of August.
Wireless multimedia products company Ruckus Wireless has closed $9 million in second-round funding. In conjunction with the announcement, the company unveiled a Wi-Fi adapter designed to handle multimedia.
Motorola is teaming with PCCW-HKT Telephone Ltd. to launch a mobile TV trial in Hong Kong. The 6-month trial will center on digital video broadcast-handheld (DVB-H) handsets and technology.
UrbanWorld Wireless is looking to make it easier for mobile users to purchase mobile content from their handsets. With this in mind, the company has signed on to use CommerceTel's CallForContent (C4C) service that enables users to acquire mobile content by dialing a standard 10-digit phone number.
Several new wireless devices are hitting the market. In the category of new wireless handsets, T-Mobile USA introduced a new ultra-slim offering from Samsung, while Nokia unveiled a new 3G video phone and Motorola debuted a new fixed wireless phone. Meanwhile, Sprint Nextel announced an updated BlackBerry device from Research In Motion (RIM).
Palm shares were down more than 9 percent at one point, following news that the company expects its fiscal first quarter revenue to fall short of expectations. The company blamed fewer Treo shipments to retailers.
Research In Motion (RIM) is expanding its BlackBerry line with the introduction of a smartphone, dubbed the BlackBerry Pearl, in an effort to grab the attention of more consumers.
Financial news just keeps getting better for Cingular Wireless, which reported record net income of $847 million in the third quarter, up 280 percent from last year. Beyond the dollars, though, the carrier is particularly happy about what it is seeing in data usage.
Nokia experienced a surge in revenue, thanks to the company's global handset push as well as its multimedia and enterprise units. Profit, however, dipped 4.1 percent during the third quarter.