Hispanics are by far the largest ethnic group in the United States, topping more than 40 million people. Yet this growing population segment is vastly under-penetrated by traditional wireless operators despite advertising and marketing campaigns committed to attracting these consumers. Hispanics value a personal approach that goes beyond just Spanish-language advertisements or Hispanic-oriente
San Francisco is the latest municipality to declare its official interest in creating a city-wide, city-supported wireless network.
Nortel and LG Electronics are joining forces to establish a joint venture dedicated to telecom and network solutions for various sectors, including wireless. The JV will likely by called LG-Nortel Co and be based in South Korea.
T-Mobile International is upgrading three of its networks in Europe with Nokia's high-speed downlink packet access (HSDPA) solution. Terms were not disclosed.
int has scored another win. The distributor says its Wireless Fulfillment Services subsidiary has been designated a master agent for provisioning Cingular Wireless products and services to enterprises and small/medium businesses.
Mobile search service provider 4INFO is gearing up to launch its Mobile Content Search feature later this month through two new mobile content partnerships.
South American mobile operator Vivo is turning to Intellisync to enable the delivery of push-based wireless e-mail and data synchronization to its Brazilian customer base of 27 million.
Movida Communications, Kyocera Wireless Corporation, Strategy Analytics, Cingular, T-Mobile USA, TTPCom, C4S Group, Summus, ThumbZ Entertainment, InPhonic, WebTech Wireless, Palm and CTM.
InterDigital Communications expects fourth quarter revenue to come in between $62 million and $63 million. The projection, however, does not include any potential positive impact of new agreements or additional royalties, according to the company.
In an effort to beef up its off-deck mobile content business, Leap Wireless International's Cricket Communications unit inked a deal with Valista. As part of the agreement, Cricket will make use of Valista's next-generation Managed Payments Service.
Holders of more than 20 percent of Nextel Partners' shares are asking for a vote on whether to exercise the "put" option that would require Sprint Nextel to acquire the company, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filing.
Worldwide WLAN switch ports jumped 52 percent, to 170,000, and revenue grew 55 percent, to $80.8 million, between the first and second quarters of 2005 and is expected to top $735 million by 2008, according to a new report.
Financial executives apparently can't live without their cell phones. A new nationwide survey of CFOs shows the cell phone tops the list as the most indispensable portable technology device.
From permanent cell sites to COLTs, the nation's biggest wireless carriers are beefing up their coverage and capacity in the Midwest.
California-based fixed-wireless Internet provider NextWeb has been busy as of late. The company announced the appointment of Steve Button as CFO, who should be in a better position to help the company spend the $3.5 million in funding it announced earlier this week.