Cingular Wireless is tapping into RealNetworks' Helix OnlineTV technology to power its planned next-generation mobile video service. The companies also have teamed to satisfy the casual gamer.
The GSM Association (GSMA) is enlisting the help of clearinghouse services provider NeuStar to manage a global directory that will facilitate the exchange and delivery of data messages over wireless networks on a worldwide basis.
SyChip says its new module will allow Windows Mobile-based VoIP functionality with longer talk and standby times.
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With its patent dispute with NTP settled, Research in Motion is looking to move forward. The latest: the company has snapped up voice mobility solutions provider Ascendent Systems and introduced BlackBerry Enterprise Server v4.1.
Forget mobile-to-mobile in-network calling. SunCom Wireless is unveiling it Mobile-to-Anyone service, which gives customers unlimited calling features to 10 people, regardless of their service provider.
IXI Mobile, the maker of the Ogo mobile messaging device, plans to merge with an Israel Technology Acquisition Corp. (ITAC) subsidiary in a stock deal valued at $42 million.
Wireless tower operator Crown Castle International recorded an 11-percent year-over-year increase in site rental revenue, which helped decrease the company's overall fourth-quarter loss.
Dobson Cellular Systems has figured out a way to meet the international calling needs of its customers through a newly signed deal with WorldCell. Terms were not disclosed.
Mobile entertainment company Phonebites landed $7 million in Series B financing. The funds will help generate further market acceptance of its RAZZ flagship product, the company says.
Less than three months after announcing its plans to purchase Velocita Wireless, Sprint Nextel says the deal is complete. The deal was originally forged to help Sprint Nextel supplement its iDEN national network coverage.
Negotiations proved fruitful for Alltel subsidiary Western Wireless International Austria Corporation and T-Mobile Austria, which were able to come to terms to extend a previously announced agreement involving the acquisition of tele.ring.
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Two-year-old Beceem Communications is proving it is fast on its feet. The New Delhi, India-based provider of chipsets for the mobile broadband market released what likely is the first terminal chipset using a feature set based on the new IEEE 802.16e Mobile WiMAX standard.