Nokia experienced a surge in revenue, thanks to the company's global handset push as well as its multimedia and enterprise units. Profit, however, dipped 4.1 percent during the third quarter.
Verizon Wireless hopes to open up its V CAST multimedia wireless service to a larger group of its customers by offering a newly launched daily subscription service.
Boost Mobile is launching is second new service in as many days, with the introduction of a new hybrid prepaid service. The youth-oriented service provider says the new service is designed to meet demand for more pay-as-you-go offerings.
Wireless streaming video is an effective teaching tool. At least, that's what one of the top educational media organizations in the country has found in a new study.
INgrooves, Bango, Mobility Electronics, Break.com, Amp'd Mobile, Sprint Nextel, Orange Business Services, Arjowiggins, Leap Wireless International, Palm, Telecom New Zealand, Cellicium and Esmertec.
A potentially splintering dynamic is emerging in the music industry where artists who formerly worked with record labels are striking out on their own. Back when Prince, or the Artist formerly known as Prince, broke out five years ago, it seemed individually rebellious. Now it has become more mainstream.
Some mobile content providers continue to cast an eye toward enterprise as the next target market for their news-oriented offerings, ranging from stock market information to what is happening in the outside environment. But getting the news out to these potential customers is a tricky affair – content providers not only have to come up with just the right package of current events, stock
Redline Communications, provider of standards-based broadband wireless equipment, received the WiMAX Forum's Certified mark for its RedMAX Subscriber Unit (SU-O). The RedMAX SU-O is the first WiMAX system based upon the Intel PRO/Wireless 5116 Broadband Interface to receive the WiMAX Forum Certified mark.
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.