Advertisement
Business
Subscribe to Business
View Sample

FREE Email Newsletter

LG Sees Gains in Moto’s Losses

February 22, 2008 7:17 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

According to a report in Reuters, LG said that Motorola’s troubled handset division’s pain is good news for its market share in the worldwide market.

Motorola Names New CFO

February 22, 2008 7:15 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

Motorola named Paul Liska as its new CFO, as part of the company’s efforts to shore up losses and determine the future of its handset business.

Rogers Announces 44% in Quarterly Profit

February 22, 2008 7:04 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

Canadian telecom and cable TV provider Rogers Communications posted a 44% increase in its Q4 profits, saying that adding wireless subscribers helped increase its bottom line.

Advertisement

Accessory Sales Expected to Draw $40 B in 2008

February 22, 2008 7:02 am | by Rhonda Wickham | News | Comments

You can thank smartphones, the iPhone and touchscreens for heating up the accessory sales sector. This year, sales of mobile phone accessories are expected to top $40 billion in revenue, according to ABI Research.

Velocent Analyzes Wireless Content

February 22, 2008 6:57 am | by Evan Koblentz | News | Comments

Wireless carriers have special network analysis requirements that traditional telecom vendors don’t fulfill – that’s the pitch from Velocent Systems, a startup formed by Bell Labs alumni.

Glu, Fox Sign ICE AGE Deal

February 21, 2008 6:58 pm | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

A lot of mobile game announcements were made at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Francisco this week.

Flat-Rate Price Plans: From One to Many

February 21, 2008 6:43 pm | by Wireless Week Staff | Articles | Comments

What's all the fuss about the nation's biggest carriers coming out with all-you-can-eat price plans?

Cellfire Marks Progress

February 21, 2008 6:42 pm | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Mobile coupon usage has increased by 119% over the last six months at Cellfire.

Advertisement

AT & T Rolls Out Palm Centro

February 21, 2008 6:39 pm | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

AT&T and Palm announced the availability of the Palm Centro from AT&T for $99.99.

RIM Ups Subscriber Expectations

February 21, 2008 7:09 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

Research In Motion (RIM) raised its expected subscriber growth for the quarter 15% to 20% higher than the 1.82 million subscriber additions it had initially forecast.

AT & T, T-Mobile Unveil Unlimited Calling Plans

February 20, 2008 7:04 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

Not to be outdone by Verizon’s announcement yesterday, AT&T and T-Mobile also announced new unlimited voice plans for just $99.99 a month; AT&T’s plan is set to start Feb 22, while T-Mobile’s plan goes live tomorrow.

Cellular Infrastructure To Flatten Out

February 20, 2008 6:54 am | by Rhonda Wickham | News | Comments

Although the cellular infrastructure market has experienced tremendous growth over the last two decades thanks to the buildout of wireless networks in developed and emerging countries, IMS Research expects all of that to change in the coming years.

AT & T to Offer the Palm Centro

February 19, 2008 7:25 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

Shortly after Palm announced the availability of the Centro in Europe, AT&T announced that it has begun selling the entry-level smartphone for $99.99.

Advertisement

U.S. Wireless Growing, But Predictable

February 19, 2008 7:20 am | by Evan Koblentz | News | Comments

The U.S. business and residential wireless market will reach $248.5 billion by 2012, growing 12.6% annually from $137 billion in 2007, a new report by Insight Research states.

Microsoft-Yahoo! Deal May Be Closer

February 15, 2008 6:49 am | by Evan Koblentz | News | Comments

Microsoft’s potential to close a deal with Yahoo! appear closer to fruition today than it did earlier this week.

Up Front - Will Almost Be Enough?

February 14, 2008 11:04 pm | by Rhonda Wickham, Editor-in-Chief | Articles | Comments

Microsoft tossed a financial and political grenade into the Yahoo! camp with its unsolicited $44.6 billion cash and stock offer to buy the Y! company.

Taking It to the Banks

February 14, 2008 10:59 pm | by Monica Alleven | Articles | Comments

The past year has been nothing short of spectacular for some companies in the mobile banking space. Firethorn Holdings sealed deals to provide its mobile banking solution to AT&T Mobility and Verizon Wireless, the two biggest U.S. carriers.

Chasing Eyeballs

February 14, 2008 10:54 pm | by Monica Alleven | Articles | Comments

If you think of mobile advertising as being in its teen-age years, then you probably expect it to feel a lot of growing pains, in addition to the euphoria that comes at that time of life. Maybe there are growth spurts, mixed with bouts of anxiety.

A Roller-Coaster Year Ahead?

February 14, 2008 10:42 pm | by Brad Smith | Articles | Comments

If the first few weeks of the new year are any indication, 2008 promises to be a tumultuous financial period for wireless telecom stocks. With the notable exception of Sprint Nextel

Sprint Returns Corporate HQ to Kansas

February 14, 2008 6:55 am | by Rhonda Wickham | News | Comments

Sprint Nextel is relocating its executive staff back to Overland Park, Kan. Originally based in Overland Park, Kan.

Microsoft, Yahoo! Deal Unlikely to Impact Mobile Biz

February 14, 2008 6:53 am | by Evan Koblentz | News | Comments

Microsoft’s proposed acquisition of Yahoo! could affect the wireless content segment, but probably not enough to cause any alarm.

AT & T Taps Alcatel-Lucent for Upgrade

February 14, 2008 6:51 am | by Rhonda Wickham | News | Comments

AT&T signed an expansion agreement with Alcatel-Lucent, in which the equipment supplier will provide technology.

China Unicom to Reduce Roaming Tariffs

February 14, 2008 6:47 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

China Unicom Ltd., the country's second largest wireless operator, said planned reductions of tariff caps for domestic mobile roaming services may impact its revenue.

Qwest Profits Rise

February 14, 2008 6:44 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Qwest posted an 89% profit in the fourth quarter of 2007 and for the year despite shrinking residential telephone business and declines in Qwest's wholesale capacity sales.

Microsoft's Mobile Phone Boss Jumps to Vodafone

February 14, 2008 6:41 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Vodafone Group PLC announced that long-time Microsoft veteran Pieter Knook will join the company as director of Internet services.

X
You may login with either your assigned username or your e-mail address.
The password field is case sensitive.
Loading