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TI Touts New FMC Platform

February 27, 2007 8:58 pm | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

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.

Content Focuses on Colleges

February 27, 2007 8:57 pm | by Robb Murray | News | Comments

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.

News Briefs for Jan. 30, 2006

February 27, 2007 8:57 pm | News | Comments

Sprint Nextel, M:Metrics, Yahoo!, AOL, MSN, Google, Motorola, SquareLoop, InfoSonics, Freescale Semiconductor, Strix Systems, NeoReach Wireless, Spirent Communications, TELUS, Andrew Corporation, Wireless Matrix Corporation, Mobile Satellite Ventures, Venturi Wireless, Novatel Wireless, Telefonica Moviles Espana, iAnywhere, Leap Wireless International, Alaska Native Broadband, Tele2 Eesti, Siemens Communications Group, Skyhook Wireless, MaxMind, Conexant and LG-Nortel Co.


Nortel Continues 3G Push

February 27, 2007 8:57 pm | by Susan Rush | News | Comments

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.

Study: EDGE Poised for Growth

February 27, 2007 8:57 pm | by Susan Rush | News | Comments

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.

DoCoMo Invests in IC Provider

February 27, 2007 8:57 pm | by Susan Rush | News | Comments

Integrated circuits (IC) provider GCT Semiconductor snagged $5 million in new financing, with NTT DoCoMo subsidiary DoCoMo Capital participating in the round.

Sprint, Rave Partner for Campus Safety

February 27, 2007 8:57 pm | by Susan Rush | News | Comments

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 Receives Delisting Notice

February 27, 2007 8:57 pm | by Susan Rush | News | Comments

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.


News Briefs for Aug. 21, 2006

February 27, 2007 8:57 pm | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

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 Expands Roaming Reach

February 27, 2007 8:56 pm | by Susan Rush | News | Comments

Sprint has expanded its CDMA roaming partner agreements to more than 20 countries, thanks to newly signed agreements with partners in seven new countries.

Brightpoint Dips on Missed Targets

February 27, 2007 8:56 pm | by Susan Rush | News | Comments

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.

NYC Parents Sue for Cell Phone Rights

February 27, 2007 8:55 pm | by Susan Rush | News | Comments

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.

Intel Hands Managers Pink Slips

February 27, 2007 8:55 pm | by Susan Rush | News | Comments

Intel Corporation is looking to make the company more efficient by reducing the number of managers it employs. In total, 1,000 managers are getting their walking papers.

News Briefs for July 14, 2006

February 27, 2007 8:55 pm | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Research and Markets, Lucent Technologies, New World Telecommunications, NTT DoCoMo and Aquafairy Company, mobilkom austria, TriQuint Semiconductor, Intel, NeoMedia Technologies, Nokia, Symbian, WiderThan Company and Verizon Wireless.

Telephia Research: Downloaded Games Dominate

February 27, 2007 8:55 pm | News | Comments

New research from Telephia indicates that 53 percent of games played on mobile phones are downloaded by the subscriber. Of those, 71 percent are downloaded on-portal and 29 percent are from off portal downloads.


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