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February 27, 2007 5:49 pm | News | Comments

Webcast: Delivering Differentiation?The Key to MVNO Success Live: Tuesday, November 8, 2005 / then archived for one year An MVNO is only as strong as its ability to differentiate its services. Join Wireless Week Editor-in-Chief Rhonda Wickham and panelists Marina Amaroso, Wireless Analyst, The Yankee G

Briefs...Mobile Content Flash E-newsletter, November 16, 2006

February 27, 2007 5:49 pm | News | Comments

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FCC Moves Ahead on Wireless Mergers

February 27, 2007 5:49 pm | by Mark Rockwell | News | Comments

WASHINGTON--The FCC gave the nod to Alltel's acquisition of Western Wireless yesterday as it moves closer to ruling on Sprint's deal to merge with Nextel Communications.

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Boingo, Skype Team for Wireless VoIP

February 27, 2007 5:49 pm | by Susan Rush | News | Comments

Boingo Wireless makes additional strides in the VoIP-over-Wi-Fi sector through a newly formed partnership with Skype. The companies are unveiling a beta version of their wireless VoIP dubbed Skype Zones.

Kineto Attracts UMA Partners

February 27, 2007 5:49 pm | by Susan Rush | News | Comments

Kineto Wireless is proof that handset manufacturers are cozying up to unlicensed mobile access (UMA) technology. The company has signed UMA-related agreements with Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics.

MetroPCS Buys Lucent 1X, EV-DO Gear

February 27, 2007 5:49 pm | by Sue Marek | News | Comments

MetroPCS is extending its 4-year relationship with Lucent Technologies by signing a 3-year $500 million deal in which Lucent will provide MetroPCS with 1X RTT and 1X EV-DO equipment for the operator's new and existing markets. Lucent has been MetroPCS' exclusive infrastructure vendor since 2001.

Nokia Inks Vodafone PoC Deal

February 27, 2007 5:49 pm | by Susan Rush | News | Comments

Vodafone Sweden is gearing up for a commercial launch of push-to-talk (PTT) services using Nokia's push-to-talk over cellular (PoC) solution. Terms were not disclosed.

Seven Keeps Count with New Sprint Phone Integration

February 27, 2007 5:49 pm | by Karen Brown | News | Comments

This week has been a bonanza for wireless e-mail news, and that continues today with an announcement that Seven has extended its relationship with Sprint to provide a Java-based e-mail client to fit more mainstream multimedia phones.

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Gemplus Wins Cingular Contract Renewal

February 27, 2007 5:49 pm | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

Gemplus International S.A. is celebrating a big win today. The subscriber identity module (SIM) card supplier renewed its multi-year supply agreement with Cingular Wireless for SIM cards and was picked as a primary supplier of universal SIM (USIM) cards as well.

News Briefs for July 12, 2005

February 27, 2007 5:49 pm | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Toshiba Corporation, InnoPath Software, ESPN Mobile, Comverse, PCTEL, Kyocera Wireless Corporation, Coding Technologies, Telenor, palmOne, Digicel Group, Third Screen Media, WiderThan, Nokia and Research In Motion.

Verizon Tallies Record TXT Messages

February 27, 2007 5:48 pm | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

Who’s texting the most? Verizon Wireless claims its customers are the leaders, sending and receiving more than 5 billion TXT messages in the month of September.

CrownCastleNarrows Loss

February 27, 2007 5:48 pm | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

Crown Castle International reported that third-quarter site rental revenue increased $26.2 million, or 17.1 percent, to $179.0 million, up from $152.8 million for the same period a year ago.

Study: Handset Brand Increasingly Important

February 27, 2007 5:48 pm | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

Customers increasingly are influenced by the handset when selecting a wireless service, according to a J.D. Power and Associates study.

Navteq Up on 3Q Earnings

February 27, 2007 5:48 pm | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

The good news just keeps coming for some companies dabbling in the wireless space. Yesterday, navigation systems provider Navteq reported record third-quarter revenue. Its shares were trading up about 17 percent at mid-day Eastern time today.

TerreStar Beefs Up Management Team

February 27, 2007 5:48 pm | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

TerreStar Networks says it has spent the last 11 months assembling an experienced management team and is now ready to roll.

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