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Motorola’s Handset Losses Widen

April 30, 2009 9:05 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Motorola reported that its handset segment continued to go downhill in the first quarter.

Report: Record Decline in Handset Shipments

April 30, 2009 9:02 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

Two research firms released their first-quarter tallies on global handset shipments, both indicating a big slowdown

Ericsson Sees Losses Due to Weak Handset Sales

April 30, 2009 9:00 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Ericsson announced its first-quarter earnings, posting a 35 percent fall in net profit


Motorola Set to Report 1Q Results

April 29, 2009 1:49 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Motorola is scheduled to report its first-quarter results on Thursday morning

Are Mobile Apps the Next ‘Killer App’?

April 28, 2009 8:08 am | by Alberto Montesi | Articles | Comments

The buzz coming from the floor of CTIA Wireless 2009 was all about mobile applications.

Report: 1Q Handset Shipments Beat Expectations

April 27, 2009 9:09 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

ABI Research says first-quarter handset sales were not nearly as dire as early forecasts had predicted.

FirstNews Briefs for April 27, 2009

April 27, 2009 9:03 am | News | Comments

Companies in the news: Kyocera, Motricity, T-Mobile USA, ZTE, Semtech, Freescale, Lenco Mobile, Cellufun, Motorola, MobiCom, Ericsson.

Handset Sales Boost Samsung Earnings

April 24, 2009 9:22 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The handset segment generated 940 billion won in operating profits compared to last quarter’s figure of 160 billion


LG Stages Phone Design Competition

April 24, 2009 9:13 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

LG Mobile Phones is offering creative minds a chance to help design a new phone – and it’s offering cash incentives.

LG Reports Quarterly Loss of $147M

April 21, 2009 8:54 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

LG Electronics stayed in the red for a second straight quarter, knocked by foreign exchange losses and

Overcoming Mobile Insecurities

April 20, 2009 10:08 am | by Anthony James | Articles | Comments

The growing prevalence of 3G networks is enabling broader bandwidth for mobile devices.

Carriers Expand Handset Portfolios

April 17, 2009 9:27 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

A number of carriers have added more variety to their handset portfolios, specifically focusing on mid-range smartphones that facilitate text messaging.

Nokia Shares Rise Despite 90% Earnings Drop

April 16, 2009 9:15 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Shares of Nokia spiked almost 12 percent in early morning trading on better-than-expected device shipments.


In-Stat: 20% Drop in Handset Shipments for 2009

April 16, 2009 9:12 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

In-Stat says that while subscriptions will continue to grow, handset sales could drop by as much as 20 percent worldwide in 2009.

Standout Devices Take Center Stage

April 15, 2009 9:04 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

The growing portfolio of mobile Internet devices was a high point during a Webinar put on by the Yankee Group yesterday.

Survey: Users Expect Touchscreen

April 8, 2009 8:58 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Nearly half of the respondents in the 40-59 age bracket expected a touchscreen on a $50 mobile device.

MetroPCS Launches Samsung Finesse Touchscreen

April 3, 2009 9:54 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

Leap Wireless International’s Cricket Communications isn’t the only no-contract carrier to offer a new touchscreen device.

@CTIA 2009: Phone Targets Brands

April 1, 2009 10:23 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

LAS VEGAS—Real Phone Card Corporation announced the product launch of the CARD Mobile Phone, designed for prominent branding and personalization.

Bitstream Upgrades BOLT Handset Web Browser

April 1, 2009 10:09 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

After worldwide beta testing, Bitstream has upgraded its handset Web browser BOLT with several new features, including copy and paste capabilities

@CTIA 2009: HTC Unveils New Snap Smartphone

April 1, 2009 8:57 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

LAS VEGAS—HTC today debuted its newest qwerty smartphone, the HTC Snap.

By The Numbers - April 2009

March 31, 2009 9:18 pm | Articles | Comments

Mobile Broadband: Not So Plug and Play Multimedia Phones &Mobile Video Viewing Light PC Internet Users vs. Heavy Users Survey Measures Employee Satisfaction.

Lassoing Mobile TV

March 31, 2009 8:15 pm | by Luke Simpson | Articles | Comments

In Asian countries like Japan and South Korea, it’s not uncommon to see train and bus commuters watching broadcast TV on their mobile devices. Part of the appeal for this type of service is the lower cost, due to the fact that the carrier’s network is not streaming any data.

SouthernLINC Wireless CEO Sees Long Life for iDEN

March 31, 2009 8:03 pm | by Monica Alleven | Articles | Comments

At a time when big industry players are laying out their strategies for adopting LTE, SouthernLINC Wireless is sticking to its iDEN guns, thank you very much.

Wireless Wars - Jailbreaking, Unlocking and the DMCA

March 31, 2009 8:00 pm | by Luke Simpson | Articles | Comments

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) was originally designed to deter the use of technology to circumvent copyright-protected works. But the act also allows exemptions where access control technology restricts people from making non-infringing use of the copyright works.

Report: Mobile Internet Search Use Climbs 14%

February 25, 2009 8:36 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Mobile use of Internet search engines grew 14 percent between 2007 and 2008, according to a survey conducted by research firm ABI Research.

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