Verizon Wireless announced the availability of VZ Navigator, a tool that gives users access to maps, audible turn-by-turn directions and the ability to find 14 million different points of interest.
Alltel is introducing a new prepaid wireless service that offers an expanded phone selection, plans and features.
The world's second-largest provider of clearing and settling services says its GSM data clearing services are now available in North America.
Texas Instruments is on the convergence bandwagon. The company is touting a new DSP-based carrier infrastructure platform for fixed, cable and mobile service providers to transform their existing networks into multi-service IP networks with voice, video and data services.
Smartphones and Collegiate Images recently struck deals to bring college-oriented mobile content to mobile users, including cheerleader images for mobile phone display screens or ringtones featuring fight chants.
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Nortel is moving full-speed ahead with its involvement in the push for 3G services in the wireless sector. Its most recent contract win is out of Paris with Bouygues Telecom.
EDGE handsets, which have typically lived in the shadow of W-CDMA and high-speed downlink packet access (HSDPA), are on pace to take a 14-percent share of the wireless handset market, according to new research coming out of ABI Research.
Integrated circuits (IC) provider GCT Semiconductor snagged $5 million in new financing, with NTT DoCoMo subsidiary DoCoMo Capital participating in the round.
In an effort to make college campuses more secure, Sprint Nextel is teaming with Rave Wireless to bring campuses and students more communications options, including pinpointing students' locations and group text messaging.
Broadcom's failure to file its latest results on time has resulted in a delisting warning from the Nasdaq. The company says the notice was expected.
Virgin Mobile USA, Warner Music Group, SouthernLINC Wireless, Motorola, SkyPilot Networks, RedZone Wireless, Dell'Oro Group, Avago Technologies, Comverse Technology, Smart City and Priority Networks.
Sprint has expanded its CDMA roaming partner agreements to more than 20 countries, thanks to newly signed agreements with partners in seven new countries.
Although Brightpoint managed to reverse a year-ago loss, the mobile phone distributor missed the Street's earnings estimates. The company's shares were down 15 percent at one point in morning trading action.
A New York City ban prohibiting students from carrying cell phones to schools has some parents up in arms. In fact, a lawsuit has been filed claiming the rule violates parents' rights to keep their children safe.