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Explay to Unveil Mobile-Projection Module at MWC

February 5, 2009 8:21 am | by Andrew Berg | Comments

Explay announced that it will unveil the Colibri mobile-projection module with SPEckle-free LCoS laser technology


Nokia Siemens Intros New Flexi

February 5, 2009 8:18 am | by Monica Alleven | Comments

Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) announced the launch of the Flexi Multiradio Base Station, which covers GSM/EDGE, W-CDMA/HSPA and LTE.


Report: iPhone Users More Aware of Ads

February 5, 2009 8:14 am | by Wireless Week Staff | Comments

iPhone users are more than twice as likely as non-iPhone users to browse the mobile Web


FirstNews Briefs for Feb. 5, 2009

February 5, 2009 8:11 am | Comments

Companies in the news: Handmark, FreeRange Communications, Cincinnati Bell, TracFone Wireless, Syniverse Techologies, RF Micro Devices, Mojiva, Motorola, WiMAX Forum, TeleCommunication Systems, Bluegrass Cellular, Flat Wireless, NTCH-Cleartalk-Colorado, Cricket Communications.


FirstNews - February 05, 2009

February 5, 2009 8:07 am | by Memoir 8-megapixel | Comments

Today's FirstNews - Single Page Format


Alcatel-Lucent Posts Another Loss

February 4, 2009 8:18 am | by Maisie Ramsay | Comments

Alcatel-Lucent posted its eighth-straight quarterly loss after its earnings were wiped out by a $5.03 billion write-down of its assets.


MetroPCS Lands in NYC, Boston

February 4, 2009 8:15 am | by Andrew Berg | Comments

MetroPCS announced that its flat-rate unlimited wireless services, with no signed contract


The Shift from 3G to 4G

January 31, 2009 6:38 pm | by Brad Smith | Comments

Nothing ever stands still if you are a wireless operator. New technologies are always around the corner that demand attention, even ones that haven’t been fully defined. No one has yet officially defined what a fourth generation wireless network will be


Up Front - Making Sense of Tumultuous Times

January 31, 2009 6:33 pm | by Monica Alleven, Editor-in-Chief | Comments

OK, so it’s grim out there. We’ve got job cuts up the wazoo in what is for most of us the worst economic downturn in our working lives.


3G Vendors Gear for Competition in China

January 31, 2009 6:29 pm | by Craig Kuhl | Comments

Six years after many developed countries began their commercial use of 3G networks, the three newly licensed Chinese telecoms will invest about $41 billion in building their 3G infrastructures, with billions of additional investment dollars expected to flow into applications and terminals/handsets.


Social Networking Evolves

January 31, 2009 6:19 pm | by Andrew Berg | Comments

Easy-to-use smartphone interfaces, like BlackBerry and iPhone, have given mobile social networking a big boost. A recent Nielsen survey showed social networking was the fastest growing sector of mobile Internet use from November 2007 to November 2008.


GPS Gets More Assists

January 31, 2009 6:11 pm | by Monica Alleven | Comments

For years, GPS has played a role in helping solve one of the industry’s stickiest problems: fixing the location of phones for E911. But as location-based services (LBS) increasingly go commercial, engineers are looking for ways to improve the performance of GPS indoors.


New Obama Administration Raises Hopes

January 31, 2009 6:03 pm | by Craig Kuhl | Comments

Wireless observers and experts - from CEOs to analysts - are busy formulating their impressions of just how the new Obama administration is likely to treat the wireless industry. The initial reaction has been relatively positive, based on early indications


Job Cuts: Short-Term Pain or Long-Term Gain?

January 31, 2009 5:58 pm | by Andrew Berg | Comments

While the wireless industry is not immune to the troubles of the ailing economy, its future is not as bleak as, say, the auto manufacturing sector. Still, news at the start of year shows everyone from the top down is looking for ways to not only survive, but thrive.


Machines, Consumers Find Harmony in Wireless

January 31, 2009 5:51 pm | by Evan Koblentz | Comments

Few people outside of the cellular industry are familiar with the three-letter acronym M2M as shorthand for machine-to-machine communications. But those in the know, when asked to characterize the focus of M2M applications, usually respond with just one word: industrial.



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