Electronics retailer Best Buy has signed up InPhonic as a wireless partner. The newly signed deal names InPhonic as the provider and fulfillment partner of cellular products and services on BestBuy.com.
BellSouth Corporation is extending its high-speed wireless market reach to 10 with the planned launch of service in two new markets. The latest markets to come on board include parts of Albany, Ga. and Paducah, Ky.
ASI Entertainment, ASiQ Pty, Magmic Games, Bplay, Research In Motion, Jacket Micro Devices, Cisco Systems, DHB Networks, Mobility Electronics, CallWave and Movida.
Building on existing contracts with U.S. government departments, Ember Corporation received financial backing from In-Q-Tel, a Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)-formed venture group.
With Sprint Nextel now official, Motorola is swapping its Nextel Communications shares for stock in Sprint Nextel as well as some cash.
The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) has moved its U.S. office from Kansas City to Bellevue, Wash., and established that office as the organization’s international headquarters. The organization selected Bellevue for its proximity to key international markets, growing wireless technology industry and
DefCon, the definitive convention for underground hackers, opened its doors last weekend in Las Vegas, both literally and figuratively. Typically, a gaggle of incognito folks with such handles as Lil Freak, Hackajar and Space Cowboy gather to share information and compete in efforts of hacker wizardry in various events such as the DefCon Wi-Fi Shootout.
Things are definitely starting to roll for Magnolia Broadband. The company, which has developed a smart antenna technology of sorts for handsets, last week announced it had finished field trials with SK Telecom in Seoul, South Korea.
Leap Wireless International is aiming to strengthen its presence in the Midwest with the launch of its Cricket wireless services in Cincinnati. The service is being rolled out as part of Leap's Alaska Native Broadband 1 License (ANB) joint venture.
T-Mobile USA is pulling out all the stops to showcase its newest generation of the T-Mobile Sidekick. Tonight, the device gets a walk on the red carpet at a Hollywood coming out party.
The global mobile games market is ready to take off, according to a new report coming out of Juniper Research. With casual games acting as a market driver, mobile games are expected to generate $17.6 billion in revenue by 2011.
It's all happening at CommunicAsia 2006 in Singapore this week. The world's two largest handset suppliers are using the venue to showcase new products.
Telecom New Zealand is calling on Lucent Technologies to assist the operator in upgrading its existing CDMA2000 1X EV-DO network with EV-DO Revision A (Rev. A) technology. The first phase of the contract is valued at $10 million.
On the heels of the March launch of Verizon Wireless prepaid services at Wal-Mart stores, the carrier is now expanding its offering with the retailer to include postpaid services.
Siemens is negotiating with parties interested in its enterprise unit, although the company is not ready to reveal potential bidders. The announcement came on the heels of the Siemens/Nokia telecom equipment business tie-in announced on Monday.