Nokia has completed its acquisition of Intellisync, which the company says strengthens its position in the mobile enterprise market.
Looking to expand its reach in the Eastern United States, Clearwire has purchased Winbeam for an undisclosed sum.
Less than a year after hitting the tower market, TowerCo is ready to extend its reach. The company expects to own 1,000 towers by the end of 2009.
In an effort to build user adoption and drive frequency of use, InfoSpace is using the Kelsey Conference in Philadelphia as the place to launch a 60-day free trial of its enhanced mobile local search product InfoSpace Find It! The new InfoSpace Find It! combines eyes-free spoken directions and GPS functionality with the convenience of local search to locate the nearest businesses, people and events.
Thanks to a newly signed deal with Alltel, Verizon Wireless now has inter-carrier MMS agreements with five U.S. carriers.
The fourth quarter of 2005 was a big one for vendors, as many set new records for mobile phone shipments.
Mesh networking has become more widespread in the United States in the last year, launching first in smaller cities but more recently spreading to major cities.
Nortel, Huawei, Kyocera Wireless Corp., Crisp Wireless, Telfort Netherlands, NTT DoCoMo, Fujitsu, Motorola, NEC, Powerwave Technologies, ATI Technologies, Redline Communications, NMS Communications, LogicaCMG, RF Monolithics, O2, Research In Motion, Boost Mobile, Alcatel, Sierra Wireless, MetroFreeFi.com, MRO Software, Eagle Broadband and Interphase Corporation.
Virgin Mobile USA, America Online, Sputnik, Linksys, Texas Instruments, Airbee Wireless, Palm, UTStarcom, City Cell, Wireless Age Communications, Spectrum Signal Processing, General Dynamics Canada, Helicomm and Silicon Laboratories.
Alanco Technologies plans to plunk down $15 million to snap up fellow GPS tracking and wireless data services provider StarTrak Systems.
Sprint Nextel, Proxim Wireless Corporation, Gsource, Air2Web, Kentrox, Double Fusion, Impact Mobile and Research in Markets.
Wireless media company mobZilla named Ron Nenni as senior vice president of business development and global licensing. Nenni will be responsible for driving content and partnership strategies in the music, traditional broadcasting and syndicated network programming industries. Nenni most recently served as execut
IEEE 802.20, VeriChip, Fonpods, scanR, Realeyes3D, ZigBee Alliance, Open Mobile Alliance, Nokia, Samsung, SK Telecom, Square-Enix, Symbian, Tao Group, Texas Instruments
What better place to show off the importance of a new wireless technology than in one of the remotest spots on the planet, a town locked in the Amazon forest where roads and electricity are virtually unknown?
MMS interoperability is quickly becoming the norm, as more carriers ink deals to ensure their customers can share multimedia messages with more than just same-carrier subscribers. The latest rash of inter-carrier deals involves Leap Wireless International, Cingular Wireless and U.S. Cellular.