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Alcatel-Lucent, NEC Form JV

February 13, 2008 8:07 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

A lot of infrastructure vendors seem to be combining their efforts these days, so why not Alcatel-Lucent and NEC on LTE?

Cooper: Don´t Call It a Handset

February 13, 2008 8:04 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

Robert Redford drew a crowd at the Mobile World Congress on Wednesday, but several halls away, a wireless industry star was busy talking about the future of the mobile space.

Music ID Services Take Off

February 13, 2008 8:01 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

Here´s something you don´t hear every day. North America is actually leading in a mobile service – ahead of Europe.

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GestureTek Shakes Down Top GSMA Innovation Prize

February 13, 2008 7:57 am | by Rhonda Wickham | News | Comments

In reviewing its 2008 Mobile Innovation Global Award entries at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the GSMA named Gesturetek the overall winner for its handset interface.

Analyst: 2008 is Make-or-Break for WiMAX

February 13, 2008 7:54 am | by Evan Koblentz | News | Comments

It’s already the Year of the Rat and year of the election – now an industry analyst says 2008 will be the year of WiMAX.

Yahoo! Announces Mobile OneConnect

February 13, 2008 7:39 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

Yahoo! announced a new tool that allows users to stay connected to various social networking sites from one mobile portal.

Sprint, Motorola Unveil iDen Interop

February 13, 2008 7:26 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Sprint and Motorola have announced a new network interoperability solution, that would allows Nextel Direct Connect users to connect directly to first responders using a Project 25 land mobile radio (LMR).

Activist Investor Takes Seat on Sprint's Board

February 12, 2008 8:15 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

Activist investor Ralph Whitworth has been added to Sprint Nextel's board. Whitworth owns roughly a 2% stake in the carrier through his investment company Relational Investors.

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Microsoft Nabs Danger

February 12, 2008 8:10 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

Microsoft has announced plans to purchase Danger, maker of the platform behind T-Mobile's Sidekick handset line.

AOL Announces Open Mobile Platform

February 12, 2008 8:04 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

AOL has entered the open mobile platform fray, announcing plans to release an open platform for developers to create mobile applications for any handset by the middle of the year.

MWC Vendors in Post-iPhone World

February 12, 2008 7:59 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

The Apple iPhone may be last year's big news, but its effects can be seen and heard at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) as veteran handset makers display their latest wares.

Agilent Technology Expands Wireless Testbeds

February 12, 2008 7:45 am | by Evan Koblentz | News | Comments

Agilent Technologies announced a variety of new testing products for wireless networks this week at the Mobile World Congress show in Barcelona.

MWC Unveils More Biz, Product Developments

February 12, 2008 7:33 am | by Rhonda Wickham | News | Comments

Global companies continued to unveil business relationships and provide demonstrations of their technical capabilities at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Here are a few from Day 2 of the event.

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Nokia, Google Partner for Mobile Search

February 12, 2008 7:28 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

Mobile search competition continues as Google and Nokia announced a partnership that will incorporate Google's search engine into Nokia's search application.

Motorola, Nortel Talking Joint Infrastructure Venture

February 11, 2008 8:04 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

Motorola and Nortel Networks are reportedly discussing combining their wireless-infrastructure units to form a joint venture, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal.

Nokia Announces New Handsets, Applications

February 11, 2008 8:02 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

Nokia introduced four new multimedia-savvy phones, as well as a Beta version of its Nokia Maps 2.0 application. Handsets include a N95 successor the N96, which includes 16 GB of internal memory.

Sony Ericsson Aims at U.S., Adopts Windows Mobile

February 11, 2008 7:57 am | by Brad Smith | News | Comments

BARCELONA-Microsoft's Mobile division couldn't be happier. With an eye to increasing its lagging U.S. presence, Sony Ericsson has announced a new handset that runs the Windows Mobile 6 operating system.

MWC Host to Operator Contract Announcements

February 11, 2008 7:52 am | by Rhonda Wickham | News | Comments

BARCELONA—Mobile operators and their supporting vendors used the recently opened Mobile World Congress (MWC) to announce newly secured agreements.

Nortel Taps 724 for FMC Messaging

February 11, 2008 7:47 am | by Rhonda Wickham | News | Comments

BARCELONA—Nortel selected 724's Seamless Messaging solution for its fixed mobile convergence (FMC) enterprise solutions.

Barcelona Show Unveils New Products

February 11, 2008 7:45 am | by Rhonda Wickham | News | Comments

BARCELONA—From components to interfaces to new handsets and network equipment, the Mobile World Congress played host to numerous exhibitor announcements.

Starbucks Expands Wi-Fi Deal with AT & T

February 11, 2008 7:38 am | by Rhonda Wickham | News | Comments

Starbucks struck a new agreement with AT&T that will improve the enterprise networking capabilities for the coffee retailer.

EarthLink Shuts Down Muni Wi-Fi

February 11, 2008 7:36 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

EarthLink has officially shut down its municipal Wi-Fi operations, writing down a $20.7 million charge on the discontinued operations for the fourth quarter.

Alcatel-Lucent Reports Net Loss, Increased Revenue

February 8, 2008 7:34 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

Alcatel-Lucent reported a net loss for the fourth quarter, though revenue grew 18%. The combined telecom equipment maker posted a loss of $3.73 billion for Q4

Startup Launches Wireless Broadband for Rural Markets

February 8, 2008 7:21 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

Rural wireless broadband startup Stelera Wireless launched services in its first two U.S. markets.

Sprint Expands Family Locator Service to All Handsets

February 8, 2008 7:18 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Sprint Nextel announced that customers can access its Family Locator service from any Web-enabled Sprint handset.

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