The FLO Forum adopted three new technical specifications in an effort to keep the planned deployment of Qualcomm's FLO technology in 2007. The technology is designed for the mobile TV market.
Sonic Solutions' Roxio Labs unit unveiled the Roxio Labs Website to gain customer insight into emerging technologies, including applications for mobile devices. The site gives consumers early access to new offerings and betas, which will enable the company to incorporate feedback into the final products.
Verizon Wireless continues to move full speed ahead with it EV-DO wireless broadband network. The latest: the carrier is introducing the service in Staten Island, which extends the EV-DO network to all five New York City boroughs.
Qualcomm is once again crying foul, filing its third intellectual property infringement case against rival Broadcom. This latest legal battle covers alleged infringement of Qualcomm's patents relating to WCDMA and wireless local area network chipsets.
Amp'd Mobile, Research and Markets, HelloSoft, Symbian, Analog Devices, Legend Silicon Corporation and Alltel Wireless.
Firefly Mobile is stepping up its pursuit of pre-teen, or tween, wireless customers with the national launch of its Firefly wireless phone.
Alltel, Western Wireless, Motorola, In-Stat, T-Mobile Croatia, Vallent Corporation, WavMax Broadband, DragonWave, Outsmart, TNS Telecoms, Reality Wireless Networks, Arabian Recab Trading Company, PeopleMatter, Hop-On, Reaxion Corporation, Verizon Wireless, Mforma, DataViz and WildPackets.
Using your mobile phone to watch movies certainly isn't a new concept but with high-bandwidth wireless networks becoming more pervasive, this type of content is now available to consumers. Will subscribers consume full-length movies on their mobile phones? Are short clips better than full-length movies? Although U.
Despite grand expectations for the gaming market, less than 10 percent of people with mobile phones in the United States play games on their handsets. The numbers are getting better, though – it's up to about 17 million users this year who actively play downloaded games compared to the previous 14 million, according to M:Metrics senior analyst Seamus McAteer.
Washington—Intertwining wireless, broadband and cable services are making interpretation of regulations even more difficult, but a central theme seems to be emerging – simplicity. Video franchising rules offer an example of this emerging structure. The rules are aimed at giving non-incumbent telecom a way to enter local cable markets more efficiently and quickly.
VeriSign may be tucked behind the scenes of interactive mobile marketing campaigns on television, but it fell squarely in the spotlight after forging its joint venture (JV) with Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation. The JV – which leaves VeriSign with a 49-percent stake in Jamba, the subsidiary it bought in 2004 for $273 million – brings $188 million to VeriSign's coffers, giving Jamb
Vuico raised an undisclosed sum in its round of Series A funding. The company plans to use the financing to extend its presence in the mobile marketing and messaging sector.
MmO2 subsidiary Manx Telecom has tapped Cerillion Technologies to support its high-speed downlink packet access (HSDPA) technology launch.
Cingular, Motorola, NDS, Frontier Silicon, Andrew Corporation, In-Fusio, Primerica Financial Services, Palm, Hypress, U.S. Wireless Online, IPOutlet, Socket Communications and Nokia.
WASHINGTON—Wireless carriers have their fingers crossed that federal regulators will move to assert jurisdiction over early termination fees. Class action lawsuits over early termination fees [ETFs] have been creeping into state courts in the last couple of years, even though the federal government has jurisdiction over rates.