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Why Retail Stores Must Be a Top Priority

May 21, 2010 11:35 am | by Chris King, Oracle Communications | Articles | Comments

To keep up with the growing popularity and complexity of wireless services and devices, more service providers are opening their own phone stores or expanding their brick-and-mortar retail arms.

Smaato: Symbian Leads Mobile Ad CTR, Beats iPhone

May 18, 2010 8:02 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Smaato says Symbian users in the United States are nearly three times more likely to click on a mobile ad than on an iPhone...

WHO: Cancer, Cell Phone Link Inconclusive

May 17, 2010 8:25 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The World Health Organization (WHO) says its 10-year study into a possible link between cancer and cell phone use yielded inconclusive results.


CDC: 1 in 4 Households Are Wireless Only

May 14, 2010 8:24 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

One of every four U.S. households has cut the cord, according to a survey conducted by the Center for Disease Control (CDC).

Yahoo: iPad Users Affluent, Older

May 7, 2010 7:59 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Yahoo! has released a survey examining the demographics and behavior of the first iPad users on the Yahoo! network.

Survey: Teens Love Cell Phones; Schools, Not Quite

April 20, 2010 7:59 am | by Barbara Ortutay, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Teenagers have embraced text messaging as their main form of communication, but mobile phones are often a source of tension with parents and schools...

Research Firm Puts $499 iPad Costs at $259.60

April 8, 2010 8:08 am | by Andrew Vanacore, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

The iPad may promise a computing revolution, but Apple's new gadget is also a pile of glass, metal and electronic innards — $259.60 worth...

Web Site by Stanford Experts Monitors App Security

April 5, 2010 8:12 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

With Apple's iPad rolling out this past weekend, developers are scrambling to create new applications.


Report: Two-Thirds of New Subscribers Going Prepaid

April 1, 2010 7:15 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Two out of three new subscribers are picking prepaid service over postpaid, reports Washington, D.C.-based think tank...

By The Numbers - March 2010

March 7, 2010 4:42 pm | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

91 percent of mobile phone users going online to socialize... The world’s mobile worker population will pass the 1 billion mark this year... How hot is the eBook reader market?... 75% of consumers want to visit a retail store when buying communications-related products and services.

Bits & Bytes - Quick Stats on Distracted Driving

March 7, 2010 4:29 pm | by Wireless Week Associate Editor Andrew Berg | Articles | Comments

Percentage of drivers 16- to 24-years-old observed visibly manipulating handheld electronic devices while driving: 17...

Browser-Based Mobile Social Grows

March 4, 2010 7:03 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

comScore released a study that shows 30.8 percent of smartphone users accessed social networking sites via their mobile browser in January.

ABI: ZTE, Huawei Strong on Price Competition

February 9, 2010 7:16 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Network infrastructure vendors Huawei and ZTE are taking contracts from their higher-priced competitors.


Survey: Alvarion, MOT, Alcatel-Lucent Top-Ranked WiMAX Vendor

February 4, 2010 7:25 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Alvarion was given the highest ratings in an Infonetics Research survey of WiMAX equipment buyers at 21 global operators.

Study: Emerging Markets Like “Green”

January 6, 2010 2:10 pm | by Monica Alleven | Articles | Comments

Accenture put out some interesting stats ahead of the CES show this week. The firm’s research shows consumers in emerging markets are twice as likely as those in developed markets to buy and use consumer technology in the next year

Study: No Link Between Cell Phones, Cancer

December 7, 2009 7:00 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

The ongoing debate about whether cell phones use causes brain cancer continues to rage. The Danish Cancer Institute today released what is perhaps the most extensive research to date.

AdMob: New Devices Drive Traffic for RIM, Android

November 23, 2009 6:35 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

AdMob today released its monthly Mobile Metrics Report, which showed that new devices operating on Research In Motion (RIM) and Android are driving traffic for their respective platforms.

Laptops Take Top Spot on CEA's Holiday List

November 20, 2009 6:35 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) says laptops and notebooks remain tops on Santa's list...

Mobile's New Mission: How Pricing, Policy & Partners Are Opening New Doors

November 18, 2009 12:15 pm | by John Aalbers, Volubill | Articles | Comments

Despite 2009's dire economic straits, mobile providers are actually in a great position these days to capitalize on new, emerging ideas for how to offer and charge for next-generation services.

Survey: Non-Voice Smartphone Usage Up Significantly

November 17, 2009 6:45 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Mobile Market View reveals a rapid rise in mobile device usage for non-voice communications – text messages, e-mail and Internet access – driven primarily by the proliferation of smartphones.

Report: Qualcomm Has the Lead with 4G Patents

November 16, 2009 6:40 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

It looks like Qualcomm may be able to extend its monopolistic hold on CDMA patents to the 4G world.

ABI Drastically Lowers Femto Estimates

November 12, 2009 6:10 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

ABI Research has slashed its previous estimates on femtocell shipments after sales came in much lower than expected.

AdMob: Touch Screens, Wi-Fi, App Stores Drive Traffic

October 29, 2009 8:10 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Handsets with touch screens, Wi-Fi and app stores are not only prolific, they're primary traffic drivers, according to AdMob's September Mobile Metrics Report.

Survey: Over Half of Teens Text While Driving

October 19, 2009 8:10 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Sixty percent of teenagers admit to reading incoming text messages while driving, according to a study of teen driving habits conducted by Vlingo.

Study: iPhone Still Big But Users Want Total Satisfaction

September 30, 2009 8:20 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

A study released today by CFI Group takes a look at smartphones and the carriers that support them.

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