WASHINGTON--The wireless industry has turned a critical corner in its fight against state regulation, says a top Verizon Wireless official.
Nokia has teamed with HP to develop a solution that makes it easier to capture and transmit critical data from forms while in the field. The Mobile Forms Initiative, the companies say, will meet the needs of enterprise and public sector workers who need access to paper-to-mobile technology.
Dwango has raised $15 million following the completion of a private placement of preferred convertible stock. The company plans to use the funds to expand its content portfolio, as well as its distribution channel.
Motorola is sampling Freescale Semiconductor's new Mobile Extreme Convergence (MXC) architecture, which at the size of a postage stamp reduces the number of components, as well as the costs, needed to deliver smartphones.
3's 3G videophone users now have the ability to VideoBlog. The service is powered by Mobaila and is currently available in Italy.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
Amp'd Mobile, Research and Markets, HelloSoft, Symbian, Analog Devices, Legend Silicon Corporation and Alltel Wireless.
Firefly Mobile is stepping up its pursuit of pre-teen, or tween, wireless customers with the national launch of its Firefly wireless phone.
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.