Record labels, musicians and wireless operators are coming up with some clever marketing and promotional campaigns and even charitable events to generate ringtone sales and spark interest with music buyers.
Amp’d Mobile, the multimedia-centric mobile virtual network operator, says that it is still on track to launch its service by year-end. The company has had a few pitfalls recently, including a lawsuit filed by T-Mobile USA against the company’s COO Sue Swenson for allegedly violating a non-compete agreement and the resignation of Chief Marketing Officer Don McGuire.
Four months after his exit from Sprint Nextel, Len Lauer has been snapped up by Qualcomm to run the company's wireless business.
Following months of rumors, Ericsson has snapped up the telecom business of wireless transmission inventor Marconi. The deal is valued at $2.1 billion.
Brightstar landed a contract with BuyCell Wireless Group, a wireless buying group, to provide supply and distribution services.
With hockey season heating up on the ice, mobile content publishers have been busy securing licenses for hockey-themed games and entertainment.
Primex Wireless filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Visiplex Technologies. The company is seeking an injunction as well as damages, according to the filing.
Openwave Systems, Thumbspeed, Verizon Wireless, Venturi Wireless, GridPoint, ZigBee Alliance, BridgeWave Communications, Trapeze Networks, Telindus and Sona Mobile Holding Corporation.
WASHINGTON--Building out a national cellular network in Iraq may be a difficult and uncertain enterprise, but it is made even more difficult because the operators don't know if they will have licenses beyond this year.
WASHINGTON--The fact the FCC's wireless telecommunications bureau has gone without a chief for almost three months doesn't mean it's rudderless, says FCC commissioner Kathleen Abernathy.
Just after rolling out Travel Time in select markets, Leap Wireless International is extending the reach of the roaming service to cover all of its 39 U.S. markets.
Cingular Wireless is improving its network coverage in central and north Florida by turning on new cell sites.
Wave Wireless Corporation and WaveRider Communications signed a letter of intent to merge in order to beef up their wireless broadband solution suite. The companies are still hammering out the details of a definitive agreement.
The FCC is telling wireless carriers operating in Hurricane Katrina's wake to outline their commitment to continuing service for storm victims despite their inability to pay their wireless bills.