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VideoBlog Launches for 3G Customers

February 27, 2007 6:22 pm | by Susan Rush | News | Comments

3's 3G videophone users now have the ability to VideoBlog. The service is powered by Mobaila and is currently available in Italy.

Alcatel Lands Celcom GSM Deal

February 27, 2007 6:22 pm | by Susan Rush | News | Comments

Malaysia's Celcom is turning to Alcatel to expand and upgrade its GSM network. The contract is said to be a multi-million dollar deal for Alcatel.

Data Solutions Consultant

February 27, 2007 6:21 pm | by ds | News | Comments

Cingular Wireless

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State Preemption Faces Challenge on Hill

February 27, 2007 6:19 pm | by Mark Rockwell | News | Comments

WASHINGTON--The wireless industry is still trying to get language inserted into pending telecommunications reform legislation that pre-empts states from regulating them, but it's facing an uphill battle.

FLO Forum Publishes Wireless Specs

February 27, 2007 6:19 pm | by Susan Rush | News | Comments

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.

Roxio Labs Solicits Customer Feedback

February 27, 2007 6:19 pm | by Susan Rush | News | Comments

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 Expands EV-DO

February 27, 2007 6:19 pm | by Susan Rush | News | Comments

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 Extends Feud with Broadcom

February 27, 2007 6:19 pm | by Susan Rush | News | Comments

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.

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News Briefs for Sept. 1, 2006

February 27, 2007 6:19 pm | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Amp'd Mobile, Research and Markets, HelloSoft, Symbian, Analog Devices, Legend Silicon Corporation and Alltel Wireless.

Tween Handset Goes National

February 27, 2007 6:18 pm | by Susan Rush | News | Comments

Firefly Mobile is stepping up its pursuit of pre-teen, or tween, wireless customers with the national launch of its Firefly wireless phone.

News Briefs for July 13, 2005

February 27, 2007 6:18 pm | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

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.

Making Movies Mobile

February 27, 2007 6:18 pm | by Sue Marek | News | Comments

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.

Playing for Keeps

February 27, 2007 6:18 pm | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

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.

Desperately Seeking Simplicity

February 27, 2007 6:18 pm | by Mark Rockwell | News | Comments

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.

"Deal" Time for VeriSign

February 27, 2007 6:17 pm | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

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

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