Seattle-based Nexage launched PhoneCast, a mobile video solution for wireless carriers, content providers and media companies that allows customers to watch live TV and video on demand content on their mobile phones. PhoneCast is 3GPP and 2GPP2 and Windows Media compliant. TV Guide Channel in conjunction wit
Recognizing the popularity of text messaging, Sprint Nextel introduced its new Text to Landline service, which enables customers to text messages to wired phones.
Cisco Systems is aiming to drive adoption of voice-ready wireless networks at the enterprise level. The company is teaming with the likes of Nokia, Intel and Research In Motion to optimize their respective client platforms.
Andrew Corporation is reorganizing its product groups and streamlining its executive team. The changes, the company says, are designed to capitalize on its "positive momentum" and better address opportunities in the rapidly changing wireless infrastructure market.
Roaming Messenger, Zingerang, NeoMedia Technologies, 12snap, Iridium Satellite, Citizens Communications Company, Seven, Vizrea Corporation and TeleNav.
Cingular Wireless is adding to its portfolio of music services by launching MobiTV's MobiRadio service, allowing subscribers to listen to more than 40 channels of commercial-free streaming music.
Voce, a planned MVNO targeting the luxury market, is calling on mobile virtual network enabler Visage Mobile to support its planned service. The upscale MVNO will operate on Cingular Wireless' network.
Washington—The past is seemingly a prologue for some wireless and wireline issues these days, as even more convergence occurs among a multitude of technologies. New wireless carriers are having problems that old wireline can expect to have: Regulators are watching the close associations that wireline carriers have with their subsidiaries, and century-old government telephone subsidies are
Like many users, I tend to get a new handset about every two to three years. I have never really felt compelled to move on to the latest handset by some new feature, but rather because my old phone has gotten beat up or the battery won't hold a charge any longer. My carrier offers me a "free" handset every two years if I renew my service contract, so it's generally cheaper for me to get a new p
In five years, there will be about half a billion subscribers to mobile TV services, predicts a new ABI Research study. There were only 6.4 million at the end of 2005.
WASHINGTON-An emerging telecommunications reform bill should be the perfect vehicle for Congress to use to reaffirm a national regulatory framework for the wireless industry, said CTIA leader Steve Largent at a hearing on telecom reform today.
Sony Ericsson is hoping to attract wireless customers who lead an active sports lifestyle with the introduction of its W710 Walkman phone. The handset manufacturer also unveiled the W850 Walkman Phone.
With the spin-off of its local telephone business, Sprint Nextel will now operate primarily as a mobile communications services provider. The local business will henceforth operate as an independent entity known as Embarq.
Broadcom is pleased with a brief put out by a U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) staff attorney that points to Qualcomm infringing on the company's patents. Qualcomm, however, says the posted brief is an opinion of one staff attorney and not an initial decision.
Vodafone and Softbank announced a partnership that will focus on various aspects of the mobile space. As part of the agreement, the newly formed joint venture will target the joint development and procurement of wireless content and technology.