High on the priority list for wireless carriers these days is protecting their subscribers, particularly children, from pornography and harmful content as well as banning illegal child pornography from its networks.
Most people won't leave home without their car keys, wallets and cell phones. The day may be nearing when people will leave their wallets at home. Royal Philips Electronics and Visa recently completed a usability study that reveals that consumers not only are open to the idea of contactless payment using their wireless devices, but actually view it as a cool and convenient possibility.
WASHINGTON—Cities and towns seem to have turned a corner on how they handle municipal wireless networks and are appealing to a wider array of telecommunications carriers and regulators.
Motorola shares lost more than 10% of their value at one point this morning following news that weak cell phone sales forced the company to reduce its fourth-quarter sales outlook.
Sprint Nextel has enlisted Nokia as its latest WiMAX vendor. As part of the agreement, Sprint and Nokia will work to jointly develop mobility services and applications.
Verizon Wireless is holding a press conference at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) on Sunday. Could it be to announce the much-anticipated commercial launch of its mobile TV service with MediaFLO USA?
Attendees at next week's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas will get a chance to see Cingular Wireless' "live" video-sharing call in action.
Cingular Wireless is increasing the price for text messaging for those who buy it on a pay-per-use basis. The new going price: 15 cents versus the previous 10 cents.
Flash memory provider Spansion was forced to lower its fourth-quarter guidance, citing a delay in demand for custom Flash memory devices. Spansion's shares were down nearly 4% on the news.
Alltel Wireless, Pelephone Communications, Tekelec, Amp'd Mobile, SmarTVideo Technologies, Vibe, Wherify Wireless, izenMobile, Sona Mobile Holdings and iPCS.
New York-Sony Ericsson plans to launch new products next week surrounding the world premiere of "The Da Vinci Code," the movie starring Tom Hanks that is based on the novel by Dan Brown.
Cisco Systems named J. Michael Pocock as the senior vice president and general manager of its Linksys home networking division. Pocock comes to the company from Polaroid, where he serves as the company's chief executive.
Shares of GlobeTel Communications sank 8 percent on news that the company is the subject of a class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of some of its shareholders.
We probably don't need to repeat that wireless carriers are looking for ways to reduce their backhaul costs. It is also probably common knowledge that they are looking for a migration strategy to tomorrow's packetized world to improve efficiency. With those prerequisites out of the way, Kentrox is introducing its solution to help carriers out.