U.S. Cellular saw its third-quarter profits fall 60 percent as increased spending and a slump in roaming revenue bit into margins.
U.S. Cellular has applied for federal stimulus funding to provide 3G mobile broadband in parts of northern California, Nebraska, Missouri and Kansas.
Companies in the news: Royal KPN, SkyTerra, Level 3 Communications, Consumer Electronics Association, Elektrobit Corporation, Southwest Airlines, Verizon Wireless, Yulong, U.S. Cellular, Page Plus Cellular, EA Mobile.
U.S. Cellular, the country’s fifth-largest carrier, lost 88,000 customers in its second quarter
It costs more than the latest iPhone 3GS and it doesn’t have a U.S. carrier/subsidy behind it
Nokia today announced the opening of its long-awaited Ovi Store.
Nokia said Tuesday it will lay off 170 workers worldwide to further cut costs as the global downturn continues
Nokia today announced three new Internet-ready mobile phones for emerging markets.
Nokia told Forbes that its new Ovi app store will open later this month with about 20,000 applications ready for download.
Cincinnati Bell Wireless is the first carrier in the United States to launch the Nokia 5800 XpressMusic smartphone.
Companies in the News: Nokia, TIM, Google, Yahoo, Strategy Analytics, IMS Forum, Aricent, American Tower, CommScope, Quantenna Communications, IMshopping, Twitter, SK Telecom Ventures, Sorenson Media, Qualcomm.
In a move to further cut costs, Nokia says it will lay off up to 450 workers worldwide and streamline operations.
Shares of Nokia spiked almost 12 percent in early morning trading on better-than-expected device shipments.
Nokia, is expected to report its worst quarterly result in many years on Thursday.
Nokia will cut 1,700 jobs globally as the company continues to face slumping demand for its products.
Nokia says it has addressed the initial problems with the Nokia 5800 XpressMusic device for the North American market
Nokia’s U.S. sale of the touchscreen 5800 XpressMusic device for North America was short-lived
Nokia says its 5800 XpressMusic device is now available in the United States.
Companies in the news: Nokia, Ericsson, Alcatel-Lucent, Nokia Siemens Networks, Alaska Airlines, Storyz, Motorola, iSkoot, Twitter, Bridgewater Systems, Iridium Satellite.
Nokia said today it will seek up to 1,000 voluntary resignations to further reduce costs amid the global economic downturn.
Companies in the News: T-Mobile USA, Verizon Wireless, iGo, Nokia.
Nokia said it has signed up for a $630 million loan from the European Investment Bank to help finance research and development projects.
Companies in the News: Motorola, MobiTC, Airwide Solutions, Direct2Mobile, Mojiva, Maximizer, Research In Motion.
Sun Microsystems this week announced the availability of the JavaFX Mobile platform