Comedy is widely considered one of the most popular genres of mobile content. Now Verizon Wireless is taking comedy to the next level with its Great Sketch Experiment. Offered through the carrier’s VCAST service and on JibJab.com. Consumers can vote for their favorite video at JibJab.com through Nov. 14.
LAS VEGAS–A comprehensive and easy-to-navigate service guide is a necessity for mobile operators that want to bring their mobile TV content to the masse. That’s the philosophy behind Roundbox’s service guide, which the company believes will appeal to operators that want to build their mobile TV customer base and differentiate their offering from the competition.
As part of its commitment to upgrade its network to CDMA 1X EV-DO technology, Verizon Wireless has launched high-speed services in several new locations, including portions of Alabama and Louisiana.
Greystripe, BuzzCity, RBC Capital Markets, Daniels & Associates, Pioneer Cellular, CalAmp, Buongiorno and eDongAsia.
NTT DoCoMo is increasing the roaming capabilities of its customers with the purchase of two Pacific wireless operators. Combined, the acquisitions are valued at $71.8 million.
Vyyo widened its year-over-year fourth quarter loss, a result due in large part to its Xtend subsidiary. Separately, the wireless broadband solutions provider announced an equity and debt deal with Goldman, Sachs & Co.
AirPlay Network, Siemens Communications, Dobson Cellular Systems, Research In Motion, Wind River Systems, Interpeak, SkyBridge Technology Group, TeleDigit, ARC Wireless Solutions, Wherify Wireless, Westell Technologies, Choice Communications and BelAir Networks.
Sprint Nextel unveiled new plans that will enable its customers to make unlimited calls between a designated home or office number and their wireless phone.
American Tower received notice from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that is launching an informal query into the company's stock option grants and stock option practices. The wireless tower company also has formed an independent special committee to look into the matter.
Several research reports focused on the wireless sector have been introduced lately. Here's a glimpse into two such reports, one outlining growth in the global handset market by In-Stat and another predicting W-CDMA/HSDPA revenue growth in 2006 by Telecom Trends International.
WASHINGTON-The General Services Administration (GSA) has delayed by almost a year a multibillion dollar communications network contract, the agency announced today.
Sprint Nextel has joined the list of wireless companies fighting online data brokers, alleging 1st Source Information Specialists uses fraud and deceit to obtain and sell wireless customer call detail records.
SBA Communications Corporation closed its planned acquisition of AAT Communications. The deal was first announced in mid-March.
WildPackets, Alaska Communications, Sprint Nextel, Tellabs, LCC International and Verizon Wireless.