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(News) Intel Takes on ARM for Mobile Processor Market
(News) Apple v. Adobe: Something Just Doesn't Add Up
(News) A Sneak Peek at BlackBerry 6 OS
(News) Microsoft Unfairly Blasted for Charging for Windows Phone OS?
(News) Motorola's fourth-quarter sales fell 20 percent year-on-year, but the company still made out a small profit, unhampered by the exceptional charges that plunged...
(News) Novatel Wireless plans to ship a modem during the second half of 2010 that can receive data at up to 42M bps (bits per second) in compatible 3G networks
(News) Carriers and aid workers are scrambling to rebuild communications in Haiti following the catastrophic Jan. 12 earthquake.
(News) More extensive tests show that TeliaSonera's LTE (Long-Term Evolution) network can deliver faster speeds, up to 45 M bps, according to Northstream.
(News) The first inkling we had that something was off between longtime friends Apple and Google came last July when Apple pulled existing third-party apps for Google's...
(News) Google Voice is finally reaching the iPhone via a browser-based mobile application.
(News) AT&T is disputing a financial analyst's criticism of its wireless capital spending, saying it overlooked some investments.
(News) The download speeds offered by TeliaSonera's LTE network never exceeded 12Mbps when tested by market research company Northstream.
(News) Virgin Mobile offering GSM mobile services in India through an agreement with Tata Teleservices.
(News) Alcatel-Lucent introduced an optical switch that can handle 4T bits per second while consuming less power per bit than today's equipment.
(News) The DOJ released a report detailing ways that the FBI illegally requested phone records from operators.
(News) Mobile operator 3 Scandinavia has signed a deal with Ericsson to roll out broadband at 42 Mbps and then 84 Mbps in its Swedish and Danish 3G networks.
(News) IPass introduced a service that lets enterprises pick preferred networks and control employees' mobile access via an iPass client.
(News) Analyst: AT&T Needs to Spend US$5B to Catch up
(News) International aid workers are scrambling to rebuild communications in Haiti while others text donations for relief.
(News) Chinese e-commerce site Taobao.com will start selling merchant and buyer tools in an application download store.
(News) Cox Communications will launch its wireless service in March in three markets, starting out on Sprint Nextel's network while building its own network.
(News) A Silicon Valley startup has combined the technology underlying WiMax with a software-defined radio to build smart grids for electric utilities.
(News) India's Bharti Airtel expands into Bangladesh with the acquisition of a majority stake in Warid Telecom
(News) Alcatel-Lucent is spearheading a consortium to cut network power consumption by 1,000 times.
(News) Sprint Nextel introduced a machine-to-machine cellular router with both EV-DO and HSPA wireless capability.
(News) Two lawmakers, groups oppose Verizon sale of rural lines to Frontier.
(News) LG to Demonstrate 100Mbps LTE Modem
(News) Apple has acquired Quattro Wireless, according to an item posted Tuesday on the mobile advertising company's blog.
(News) Buyers of the subsidized version of the Nexus One could get hit with a $550 early contract termination fee.
(News) Google's new Nexus One phone falls short of some expectations.
(News) T-Mobile USA has completed its rollout of HSPA 7.2 technology across its national 3G network.
(News) Google introduced its Nexus One Android phone, which is available now for use on T-Mobile's network.
(News) The DOJ urged the FCC to quickly free up new spectrum to enable new broadband competition.
(News) UTStarcom will pay a total of US$3 million in fines in the U.S. for violating bribery laws.
(News) 2009 was a very big year for Clearwire, as the wireless Internet provider took its ambitious rollout of mobile WiMax from just two cities to nearly 30 markets.
(News) India has delayed the introduction of a mobile number portability plan that will allow users to retain mobile numbers when changing providers
(News) AT&T has asked the FCC to set a deadline for ending traditional POTS landline service in favor of VoIP and wireless.
(News) India's auction of 3G spectrum is likely to be postponed again; after one year of delay.
(News) Two consumer groups urged U.S. regulators on Monday to block Google from acquiring mobile advertising provider AdMob.
(News) A new undersea fiber-optic cable has gone into operation that links Japan with the regional Trans-Pacific Express Cable Network (TPE), NTT said Monday.
(News) Qualcomm COO Len Lauer has resigned to become CEO at an unnamed company.
(News) The Federal Trade Commission has asked Google for more information about its proposed $750 million purchase of mobile advertising company AdMob.
(News) BlackBerry Service Hit by Second Outage in a Week
(News) China Telecom will offer service for the popular BlackBerry handset from Research In Motion (RIM), making it the second Chinese carrier to do so.
(News) India's auction of 3G spectrum will be on Jan. 14 as scheduled; a minister said on Monday
(News) McDonald's free Wi-Fi gives customers one more reason to visit, and generate even more revenue for the fast food chain in the process.
(News) On Wednesday Ericsson demonstrated the next generation of 3G mobile broadband networks, which offers speeds of 42 Mbps (bits per second).
(News) Japan's largest cellular provider has embarked on network upgrade that should enable it to offer high-speed LTE data services from around this time next year.
(News) Singaporan regulators issued new guidelines governing contract terms and early termination fees for mobile and broadband services.
(News) Zer01 Mobile is being sued by former partner Global Verge over a $170,000 loan.
(News) Lawmakers consider two bills aiming to free up wireless spectrum for commercial use.
(News) Verizon Business has deployed 100Gb-per-second equipment on a commercial fiber link between Paris and Frankfurt.
(News) Mobile operator TeliaSonera has launched the world's first commercial LTE (Long-Term Evolution) networks in the central parts of Stockholm and Oslo.
(News) An AT&T outage in San Francisco was caused by a hardware problem and should be fixed by 6:15 p.m. local time, AT&T said.
(News) Backers of two competing specifications for delivering voice over LTE mobile data networks have heralded demonstrations in the past two days.
(News) The FCC needs to provide more oversight of mobile carriers, a GAO report says.
(News) China Unicom said it has sold more than 100,000 iPhones, marking a slight pickup in sales since it launched the phone in late October.
(News) A software update took down Clearwire's network in several cities for about five hours on Tuesday.
(News) Virtual SIM technology developed by Comviva in India allows up to six users to share a handset.
(News) Cisco is still open to a partnership with IBM, Chairman and CEO John Chambers said Tuesday.
(News) Orange will this month get on the mobile-application-store bandwagon and launch its own shop, the operator said on Wednesday.
(News) Mobile phone operator Orange plans to open Life Is Better On, its take on mobile social networking, on Wednesday.
(News) Ericsson plans to cut up to about 1,000 employees, and will in the process close its site in the Swedish town of G
(News) Motorola will start selling a smartphone similar to the Droid in China this month, but it will use a local 3G standard and Android-based OS.
(News) A startup incubated by Hearst will launch an e-reading service next year focused on distributing periodicals to multiple devices.
(News) Alcatel-Lucent is offering to help mobile operators bring their network resources to developers to allow for a richer set of applications.
(News) Telenor launches services in India; but may have an uphill task.
(News) AT&T asked the court to dismiss its lawsuit against Verizon over its "there's a map for that" ads.
(News) The Gates Foundation gives $3.4 million to provide broadband connections to libraries in five states.
(News) Yahoo's David Ko has taken on a new role at the company, heading up its mobile business as well as audience properties.
(News) India to block spurious phones from networks from Tuesday.
(News) Top Chinese search engine Baidu.com is pre-installing a mobile service app on handsets, its latest blow to Google over mobile search in China.
(News) India's Reliance has slashed SMS rates, opening a new front in the mobile tariff war in India.
(News) Palm and Sprint are trying to solve problems some users have had moving data from one Palm webOS device to another.
(News) China expressed its hope that a 3G trial network in Taiwan will lead to more cooperation on technical standards between the two places.
(News) Taiwan's Vibo Telecom launched one of the first TD-SCDMA 3G mobile telecom trial networks outside of China on Tuesday.
(News) European Parliament Adopts Telecom Laws After Bitter Debate
(News) The European Commission has closed its antitrust probe of Qualcomm's patent licensing practices after Ericsson and others withdrew their complaints
(News) RIM, Motorola Latest Defendants in Visual Voicemail Suit
(News) Mobile groups raise concerns about proposed net neutrality rules.
(News) Ciena will pay $769M for Nortel's carrier Ethernet and optical assets.
(News) South Korean carrier KT will start selling the iPhone this month, the company said Monday, bringing the hit device to another Asian country.
(News) French network operators are counting on their SIM cards to put NFC in phones, while Twinlinx offers a self-adhesive Bluetooth device with similar functions.
(News) China Mobile is working with partners in Japan and South Korea on trial TD-SCDMA networks in a bid to promote the 3G mobile technology overseas.
(News) China Unicom's 3G service won over 1 million users in its first month, a level China Mobile only reached after seven months with its homegrown 3G standard.
(News) The U.S. FCC on Wednesday set limits on how long state and local governments can take to review proposals for cellular base stations.
(News) China Mobile's TD-SCDMA 3G mobile phone network will cover 70 percent of cities in China by the end of this year, the CEO said.
(News) A South Korean regulatory body Wednesday gave Apple a business license that would allow it to launch the iPhone at any time.
(News) China Mobile is still in talks with Apple about offering the iPhone in China its CEO said Wednesday
(News) Japan's biggest wireless service provider plans to shut off its 2G mobile phone network in March 2011.
(News) Employees at T-Mobile UK sold customer information to competitors of the operator.
(News) The CTIA mobile industry group wants the U.S. FCC to consider all frequencies below 3GHz for possible mobile broadband use.
(News) Dell Will Sell Its Smartphone First in China and Brazil
(News) Cisco said it would offer real-time translation of TelePresence meetings last year but now concedes it's harder than expected.
(News) Sprint plans to lay off 2,000 to 2,500 workers by the end of the year.
(News) Google plans to buy mobile advertising provider AdMob for US$750 million stock, the search giant said on Monday.
(News) Two U.S. lawmakers release a draft of a bill to reform the Universal Service Fund, which subsidizes telephone service.
(News) AT&T's CTO said the carrier is improving coverage using specific calling models for each city, and moving toward IPv6.
(News) Verizon is introducing a prepaid wireless data service for laptop users.
(News) EU lawmakers have agreed on how to preserve citizen's rights of access to the Internet in a meeting that ended in the early hours of Thursday morning
(News) T-Mobile will let its subscribers pay for Android applications on their monthly mobile bills starting Nov. 17.
(News) Mobile operators and vendors are joining forces on LTE voice.
(News) India's telephone subscribers topped 500 million, with the growth coming from mobile subscribers.
(News) The Unity fiber-optic cable, a new trans-Pacific undersea fiber-optic cable partly backed by Google, has landed in Japan.
(News) Yahoo said it won a mobile search contract with O2 Germany, displacing Google.
(News) DiVitas Networks has added iPhone, BlackBerry and Android to its lineup of clients for accessing desk-phone and presence features on cell phones.
(News) iPhone Gets Slow Start at China Sales Launch
(News) Google introduced a feature-limited version of Google Voice which lets users keep their existing mobile phone number. The features missing in the new Google Voice plan make it a waste of time though.
(News) Nokia has announced its first smartphone for China Mobile's TD-SCDMA 3G network, the Nokia 6788.
(News) Amazon has shifted to AT&T and a GSM system to go global, but Sprint still sees a bright future in M2M wireless.
(News) Operators Clearwire International, Tatung InfoComm and VMAX have for the first time demonstrated mobile WiMax global roaming, the WiMax Forum said on Monday.
(News) China Unicom, set to start iPhone sales Friday, will aim to snatch subscribers from rival China Mobile by offering 3G service to users of gray-market iPhones.
(News) Clearwire, Sprint and Comcast will start selling WiMax service in Chicago next month.
(News) Swedish-Finnish operator TeliaSonera has signed a deal with Samsung Eliectronics to provide LTE (Long-Term Evolution) modems for a commercial LTE launch.
(News) LG, RIM, Samsung and Sharp will support an operator developed specification for mobile widgets on upcoming devices.
(News) AT&T introduced hosted mobile applications for workers in the consumer goods and hospitality industries.
(News) The new "iDon't" TV ad spotlights perceived iPhone shortcomings while promoting a new Verizon Android smartphone due next month.
(News) The U.S. ITC has upheld an earlier decision that favors Nokia in a patent case filed against it by wireless technology company InterDigital.
(News) Super-fast data networks and low prices are pushing Japanese consumers to embrace always-on connectivity for laptops and giving the country back its edge.
(News) Starent Networks has agreed to settle all its legal disputes with UTStarcom and pay the company US$3.5 million.
(News) A French government agency has warned that measures should be taken to reduce exposure to radio signals-- although, it said there is no proof they affect health
(News) A Harvard draft report released for comment by the FCC says the most successful countries in broadband have opened up carrier networks.
(News) U.S. lawmakers want to investigate high access fees charged by some rural telephone carriers.
(News) AT&T will be required to sell off mobile assets in two states in order to acquire a smaller competitor.
(News) The Femto Forum is planning to do interoperability testing of femtocells. The goal is to increase operator confidence in the product category.
(News) Microsoft Loses Sidekick Users' Personal Data
(News) The FCC has launched an inquiry about Google Voice and its blocking of some calls to rural areas.
(News) The French Senate has approved a draft bill to ban pupils from using mobile phones in primary schools and middle schools.
(News) The wireless industry has reached the limits of what it can do to use radio spectrum more efficiently, Qualcomm's CEO says.
(News) Executives at CTIA discussed the future of mobile app stores and see the market headed toward more specialty stores.
(News) AT&T's CTO defended the carrier's network performance and detailed its planned rollout of HSPA 7.2.
(News) FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski outlined a four-part strategy for U.S. wireless communications on Wednesday at CTIA.
(News) China Mobile's use of TD-LTE will have global repercussions, according to an Ericsson executive.
(News) Appearances by U.S. FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski at a conference this week should prove interesting as the US government looks into wireless regulation.
(News) When the first LTE (Long Term Evolution) networks are launched next year, users can expect to see a download speed of about 20 Mbps.
(News) Chinese companies are favoring flashy stands and product displays, while U.S. vendors favor 'customer intimacy' at ITU Telecom World in Geneva.
(News) HTC and Samsung are the first two handset vendors in the U.S. to offer Windows Mobile 6.5 phones.
(News) DoCoMo will have an LTE chipset that supports download speeds up to 100M bits per second ready for commercial use at the end of 2010.
(News) Verizon Wireless has opened an LTE lab and formed a group to find and fund new uses for 4G networks.
(News) T-Mobile USA is launching a service that lets businesses extend capabilities of their desk phones to the carrier's BlackBerry smartphones.
(News) Chinese vendor ZTE is showing off two upcoming LTE (Long Term Evolution) modems.
(News) A Verizon router failure apparently cut some broadband users off from the Internet Friday afternoon, but the carrier says it has been fixed.
(News) An Indian search site; offering local and media search; is piggybacking on mainstream search engines to offer local and media search
(News) AT&T has acquired mobile-application development company Plusmo and plans to use its technology to build applications and widgets for mobile phones.
(News) Four senators introduce a bill to repeal lawsuit immunity for telecoms that helped with an NSA surveillance program.
(News) Vodafone will start selling the Apple iPhone in U.K. and Ireland early next year, it said in a statement on Tuesday.
(News) Alcatel-Lucent researchers said they have figured out how to multiply the speed of the fastest undersea cables by a factor of 10.
(News) A former co-CEO of Enron Broadband is sentenced to 16 months in prison for hyping the company's products.
(News) AT&T vs. Google Voice: Dirty Details
(News) AT&T on Friday accused Google of violating the FCC's net neutrality rules by blocking Google Voice calls to some rural areas.
(News) How Could iPhone MMS Crash AT&T's Network?
(News) It's not new money, just money that's no longer being deferred.
(News) South Korean regulators cleared the iPhone for sale in the country on Wednesday by lifting a legal bar on operation of location-based services by Apple.
(News) AT&T is offering femtocells to customers in Charlotte, North Carolina, in its first full consumer trial of the technology.
(How To) Other than potential long-distance fees, get free conference calls with up to 150 participants.
(News) File-sharing site The Pirate Bay is urging its users to support Open Internet, a defense fund for ISPs.
(News) China Mobile, the world's largest mobile carrier by subscriber numbers, will offer over 100,000 e-books for download on upcoming wireless e-readers.
(News) Sprint Nextel is willing to invest more money in Clearwire and plans to maintain its 51 percent ownership in the company.
(News) Lenovo Mobile is making handsets for China's 3G standard that will reach China Mobile's target price of $150, but its high-end iPhone rival will cost more.
(News) Ubiquisys and FON are working on a femtocell that will let users share a broadband connection, they said on Tuesday.
(News) Ditech will resell SimulScribe's voice-to-text technology for mobile services that transcribe voicemail messages and conference calls into text.
(News) Qualcomm's MediaFLO wireless broadcast network will soon be available on in-car and portable media players.
(News) Vodafone is getting set to launch Novatel's mobile hotspot, the MiFi, in Europe, it said on Thursday.
(News) Orange will launch of the world's first mobile telephone service offering improved sound quality using better speech coding technology, it said on Thursday.
(News) E.U.'s mobile-phone industry signed up to a Europe-wide road accident alert system designed to reduce fatalities and accidents on the continent's roads.
(News) The GSM Association is getting behind the emerging mobile broadcast technology Integrated Mobile Broadcast, it said on Wednesday.
(News) Broadband growth is still reeling from the economic downturn, but also there are tentative signs of a recovery.
(News) China has cleared a version of the iPhone to use Chinese mobile networks and posted pictures of the handset online as China Unicom prepares to launch the phone.
(News) AOL has appointed Brad Garlinghouse, a former Yahoo executive, to head its Internet and mobile communications group.
(News) Deutsche Telekom and France Telecom will merge their mobile operations in the U.K., according to Dow Jones Newswires.
(News) Facebook has launched a mobile version of its Connect data portability technology.
(News) Google and Chinese search engine Baidu are racing to dominate China's growing mobile search market, taking their rivalry beyond Web search.
(News) Trade group CTIA asks the U.S. IRS to repeal a tax of personal use of mobile phones provided by businesses.
(News) Qwest Communications International is deploying equipment that will allow the carrier to deliver 100Gb per second (Gbps) all the way across its network.
(News) China's Carriers All Turn to Mobile App Stores in 3G Race
(News) The founding CEO of Nokia Siemens Networks has resigned and will be replaced by another long-term Nokia executive, Rajeev Suri.
(News) China Unicom's iPhone distribution deal with Apple is not exclusive and China Mobile is still in talks about the handset with Apple as well.
(News) Apple has emerged from winding negotiations with an iPhone deal in China, but the phone will still face government pitfalls and look-alike competitors in China.
(News) China Mobile displayed smartphones from Dell, Lenovo Mobile and HTC partner Dopod running its in-house mobile operating system at a Beijing event.
(News) If you're using a Palm OS-based PDA or smartphone and you plan to upgrade to Snow Leopard, you're going to need third-party software if you plan to synchronize...
(News) China Telecom is in talks with Palm about offering the Pre smartphone in China, and its talks with RIM about offering a BlackBerry model continue.
(News) The U.S. FCC will look into ways to promote innovation and competition in the mobile-phone industry.
(News) India plans to raise at least US$5 billion from 3G and WiMax licenses.
(How To) Have a pro record custom phone greetings for about $100, improving your business image for the cost of a client dinner.
(News) The number of cellular subscriptions in North Korea more than doubled in the second quarter, Orascom said.
(News) Apple Will OK Google Voice App--Over Wi-Fi
(News) A Chinese company will launch e-readers that support China's homegrown 3G mobile standard and may launch the devices abroad for different 3G standards.
(News) China Mobile offered Taiwan 10 emergency mobile communications trucks to get mobile phone service back up and running in disaster areas after Typhoon Morakot
(News) Growth continues in India's mobile telephony market with the country adding 14.4 million new subscribers in July.
(News) Bharti Airtel, India's largest mobile services provider, and MTN Group of South Africa have again extended their discussions for a partnership until Sept. 30.
(News) Tata Communications is adding capacity to its Asian cable ahead of schedule as it sees a surge in demand.
(News) Nearly one half billion people subscribed to China Mobile cellular services last month, but the giant has won few users for a Chinese 3G standard.
(News) Internet service in China was disrupted for a third day on Wednesday after an earthquake damaged undersea cables.
(News) SkyTerra is seeking U.S. federal stimulus money to develop hybrid terrestrial-satellite public-safety radios that work all across the U.S. and Canada.
(News) The European Commission has decided that the EU will invest
€18 million in next-generation 4G mobile networks based on LTE Advanced.
(News) A phone line is indispensable, but its costs can sometimes seem intolerable. There are two easy ways to save money on your calls:
(News) Samsung and DiVitas Networks are working to make enterprise telephony functions work better on dual-mode handsets using Microsoft Windows Mobile.
(News) Nearly half of U.S. consumers are interested in cellular modems, but only at half the price that service providers are charging for service.
(News) Zer01, the company that says it can deliver a true unlimited mobile-phone service, said it has ended its relationship with Global Verge.
(News) Mobile commerce is quickly becoming one of the most cost-effective, far-reaching means of giving the 'un-banked' poor their first taste of financial services...
(How To) FonGenie offers retail customers prompts for frequently asked questions so you don't have to be interrupted by basic calls.
(News) Zer01 has not yet launched its unlimited mobile service, originally scheduled to start on July 1.
(News) China Mobile's holy grail of handsets is slated for sale next month, a phone that uses both the carrier's own mobile OS and China's 3G standard.
(News) MTN and Bharti Airtel extend period for merger negotiations
(News) FCC Questions Apple Over Google Voice
(News) What I find particularly interesting about the mobile-for-development field is how a disproportionate amount of innovation occurs in the very places where...
(Reviews) In the 10 years since Apple employees walked down the aisles of a Macworld Expo keynote bearing AirPort-connected iBooks to the oohs and aahs of the crowd...
(News) A Chinese news Web site Friday posted pictures that it claimed showed the iPhone model being tested for release in China.
(News) Time Warner Cable will begin reselling WiMax from Clearwire in four markets, including Dallas and Charlotte, North Carolina, by the end of this year.
(News) France T
él écom's revenue for the first half fell 0.5 percent year on year -- but sales of iPhones are booming.
(News) Alcatel-Lucent reported second-quarter revenue down 4.8 percent year on year, but still expects to break even for the full year, excluding one-time charges
(News) NTT DoCoMo plans to launch high-speed cellular data services based on LTE (Long Term Evolution) technology in December 2010, it said Thursday.
(News) Samsung plans to launch a mobile application store in Europe this quarter, following an increasingly popular path to revenue inspired by the iPhone App Store.
(News) Barnes & Noble bookstores nationwide offer Wi-Fi access, and the majority of them are already hotspots through AT&T. Those stores now offer free access...
(News) Sprint Nextel to Acquire Virgin Mobile USA
(News) Blyk will close its advertising-supported mobile phone service in the U.K.
(News) NextDay is concerned about an arrangement it set up with Global Verge, the company marketing Zer01's mobile service.
(News) Qualcomm plans to appeal a $200 million fine issued by the Korean Fair Trade Commission.
(News) Indian mobile services provider, Bharti Airtel, reports strong revenue and profit growth as the market is booming.
(News) Japan's two largest cellular carriers, NTT DoCoMo and KDDI, are demonstrating this week some of their latest research into augmented reality systems.
(News) Technology offered by Indian mobile services operator, Tata Teleservices, uses mobile phones for remote monitoring and switching of irrigation pumps.
(News) Zer01 Mobile's parent company has pulled information and links from its Web site after a recent report questioned the validity of its mobile service.
(News) Etisalat outsources running its telecom network infrastructure in India to Reliance Communications
(News) RIM: UAE Carrier's Blackberry Update Was Spyware
(News) Clearwire next month will finally introduce client software for linking Apple Macintosh laptops directly to its WiMax service.
(News) TerreStar has made the first call over a satellite launched July 1 for hybrid 3G-satellite voice and data.
(News) For most of us, not knowing what the weather is going to do might at worst result in a soggy barbecue or a washed-out cricket or football match. For a farmer in...
(News) Zer01's Mobile Offer May Be Too Good to Be True
(News) China's Internet users now outnumber the U.S. population, and more Chinese than ever are using e-commerce and the mobile Web, official statistics say.
(News) Skype Thursday urged regulators to intervene to ensure that users aren't blocked from using their mobile phones to access phone calls via the internet.
(News) The first worm that spreads between mobile devices by spamming text messages has developed a capability that signals the arrival of mobile botnets.
(News) Indian government controlled mobile services provider plans to franchise its 3G services, after unsuccessfully trying to run it on its own.
(News) Ruckus Wireless plans to introduce dual-band 802.11n Wi-Fi access points designed for outdoor use.
(News) Insurance company Safeware is now offering insurance for the iPhone.
(News) India's rural mobile users crossed 100 million [m] in March, as overall market continues to boom
(News) Apple has applied for a Chinese network access license for the iPhone, an important step that could lead to a China launch early next year, analysts said.
(News) Indian mobile services company Idea Cellular will spin off its passive infrastructure to save costs.
(News) Clearwire will start offering its mobile WiMax wireless data service commercially in Las Vegas on July 21.
(News) Nearly 650 million households will have broadband by 2013, but the growth rate will slow between now and then, Parks Associates says.
(News) Palm's widely-praised Pre smartphone will be available prior to Christmas in the U.K., Ireland, Germany and Spain, the company announced on Tuesday.
(News) Best Buy and RadioShack are offering netbooks virtually free with two-year mobile contracts.
(News) Outremer Telecom's plans to expand into Mauritius by the end of the year have been dashed after the country's Information & Communication Technology...
(News) I live in San Francisco's North Beach neighborhood. If you've visited San Francisco you may know it as the Italian district, where Joe DiMaggio learned to play...
(News) A Web site for China Mobile's upcoming mobile application store appeared online on Friday, a step toward its opening this year.
(News) A digital rights group is contesting a music industry group's assertion that royalties are due each time a ringtone is played in public.
(News) The cost of calling and sending text messages on your mobile phone from abroad in the E.U. became cheaper Wednesday, as a new roaming law came into force.
(News) Citibank teams up with Vodafone, Nokia, and VIVOtech to pilot payment technology using mobile phones in Bangalore.
(News) Comcast has begun to roll out a nationwide wireless broadband network.
(News) The Grameen Foundation, Google and MTN launched a new text information service in Uganda.
(News) I warn you at the outset. This is not going to be one of those Bugs & Fixes with a neatly defined set of symptoms and a iron-clad solution. This one's a bit...
(News) China Telecom is in talks with RIM about offering the BlackBerry in China.
(News) Google began inviting new users for its Google Voice service.
(News) The Femto Forum has announced a new initiative that aims to create a common applications environment and standardized APIs for femtocell applications.
(News) So far this year, fewer than 3 percent of new China Mobile subscribers have signed up for the operator's 3G service.
(News) A satellite set to be launched July 1 will provide voice and data service across the U.S., to be resold by AT&T.
(News) Ericsson has signed its first license agreements for patents essential to next generation mobile networks based on LTE (Long Term Evolution).
(News) As mobile users are more frequently pestered by SMS spam, one security vendor is applying its experience with stopping e-mail spam for mobile networks.
(News) Several groups call on the U.S. FCC to change the prices competitors pay for 'special access' to high-speed lines owned by incumbent telecom carriers.
(News) Trans-Atlantic cables may be filled up by 2014, ending a long period of inexpensive bandwidth, Telegeography says.
(News) Dutch digital map maker Tele Atlas is creating new maps faster than ever by collecting data from motorists using GPS devices as they drive.
(News) Ubiquisys says the next generation of its femtocell product, the G3, can handle speeds of up to 21.6M bps.
(News) Nortel Networks has entered into an agreement with Nokia Siemens Networks to sell its CDMA business and LTE Access assets for US$650, it said on Friday.
(News) The U.S. FCC will open an investigation into exclusive mobile handset deals, its acting chairman says.
(News) Senators Challenge AT&T's Exclusive IPhone Deal
(News) Indian mobile market to grow to 771 million connections by 2013, according to Gartner.
(News) IBM will invest US$100 million in mobile communications research
(News) Samsung brought out its upcoming Galaxy handset, which runs Android, for its first public outing at the CommunicAsia show in Singapore.
(News) Network maintenance that would have pushed Twitter offline has been pushed back in recognition of the role it is playing in Iran at present.
(News) The U.S. switch from analog to digital television broadcasts on Friday caused no "widespread" disruptions of over-the-air service, the U.S. FCC said.
(News) Nokia plans to roll out its Life Tools group of services for rural mobile users to more emerging markets following a successful pilot program in India.
(News) The EC unveiled draft rules to create new fiber-optic-based telecom networks Friday, but many feel the rules are biased in favor of incumbents.
(News) A South Korean telecom executive has pleaded guilty to five charges involving bribes of U.S. military vendors.
(News) A new coalition will push for 'big' broadband for schools, libraries and health-care facilities.
(News) Virgin Mobile USA is offering a pay-as-you-go mobile data service for computer users.
(News) Tata Teleservices is offering mobile services in India with the Tata DoCoMo brand.
(News) The sale of location information from mobile operators to service providers could result in privacy issues, and needs to be investigated.
(News) Intel is investing US$43 million into a Tokyo-based WiMax operator that plans to launch the world's fastest WiMax service in July.
(News) Internet service providers are offering faster DSL connections for the same price, with the cost per megabit per second 37.5 percent lower than last year
(News) The WiMax Forum has joined with the Femto Forum to speed development of femtocells for mobile WiMax networks.
(News) India's mobile market continues to grow despite economic slowdown
(News) UK: Better Phone-Recyclers
(News) Few companies innovate with the intensity and frequency of those working in mobile, and today's present is a future that only a handful of people would have...
(News) India's communications minister A. Raja tells an Indian news agency that completion of auction of 3G spectrum is a top priority.
(News) The Cisco CRS-1 was introduced five years ago and has now sold more than 3,200 units.
(News) Some Swedish politicians see being sued by the EU as an opportunity to challenge its data-retention directive.
(News) Kaspersky Lab's latest mobile security software can wipe data with a text message command even if a thief has swapped out the phone's SIM card.
(News) Ericsson is courting major banks with a security service the company thinks could cut down on credit card fraud.
(News) A group of four Swedish mobile operators have decided to use the term "practical maximum bandwidth" when marketing the mobile broadband.
(News) Swedish operator TeliaSonera has installed the first site in its LTE (Long Term Evolution) based mobile network.
(News) Eight of Asia's largest telecommunications carriers plan to jointly build a fiber optic cable that will interconnect the region's most important economies.
(News) Huawei Technologies became the third-biggest seller of mobile infrastructure in the world in the first quarter, according to Dell'Oro Group.
(News) Verizon Business on Wednesday gave customers of its Private IP services new options for managing and securing their networks with cloud-based tools.
(News) To get most out of upcoming LTE based mobile broadband networks the use of femtocells is a key ingredient.
(News) Services will dictate how consumers select their mobile phones, and hardware will adapt to meet this trend, a Nokia executive said Tuesday.
(News) Microsoft is now letting anyone download My Phone, a mobile data backup program for Windows Mobile devices.
(News) For the past 10 years I've expected three constants when visiting the U.S.: friendly people, large portions of food and bad cell-phone coverage.
(News) Sprint on Wednesday announced plans to launch the Novatel Wireless MiFi 2200 device in early June. The device will cost US$100 after a $50 mail-in rebate...
(News) AT&T has agreed to pay US$2.35 billion for network assets in 18 U.S. states that Verizon Wireless has to divest as part of its acquisition of Alltel last...
(News) China's WAPI security protocol for wireless LANs, once the core of a trade dispute with the U.S., will appear in mobile phones as China rolls out 3G networks.
(News) A South Korean businessman is indicted on bribery-related charges related to a U.S. military telecom contract.
(News) Cisco's revenue for its third fiscal quarter fell 17 percent from a year earlier, while net income plunged 21 percent to US$1.3 billion, or $0.23 per share.
(News) Intrinsyc Software and Ubiquisys have announced UX-Zone, an application that adjusts the appearance of an Android phone when a femtocell is within reach.
(News) Mobile operators no longer can make maximum bandwidth claims in their marketing, Sweden's government decided..
(News) iPass introduced an iPhone client and plans someday to offer a platform for third-party applications.
(News) RIM and Cisco are teaming up to let enterprises integrate their BlackBerrys with Cisco IP phones, providing single-number capability and other features.
(News) Sprint is looking to outsource the management of its mobile network to Swedish telecom vendor Ericsson.
(News) How it works: Various technologies enable patients to exchange health information with caregivers. Patients use the Intel Health Guide system to video conference...
(News) Google Voice Simplifies Phone Needs
(News) Uploads will become 15 times faster with the new technology
(News) Subscribers say that they're required to pay a fee for cancelation, even if they move out of coverage area
(News) The move will enable links between all the TelePresence rooms across Tata's network, not just those on a customer's VPN.
(News) Mobile operators say they'll help people struggling to pay, but won't waive the fee
(News) A Parliamentary committee has stuck by an earlier pledge to protect people's rights to information.
(News) The carrier's Mobile Market was a sticking point in negotiations with Apple
(News) The Internet was born and raised in the United States. Yet--thanks to slow speeds, inconsistent availability, and bandwidth...
(Reviews) With more than 36 million members, LinkedIn is the premier business networking site, perfect for keeping in touch with...
(News) The Supreme Court denied Joseph Nacchio's request for bail
(News) Researchers are using advanced power and security features to build the ideal mobile OS
(News) The French overseas regions operator is willing to invest US$54 million
(News) AT&T has increased its reward for information on the apparent vandalism to US$250,000.
(News) As you may have heard, areas of San Francisco's South Bay and coast lost their landline, cell phone, and Internet connectivity...
(News) Mobile operators are pondering VoIP's dangers and opportunities as they move toward all-IP networks
(News) The competitor's offer includes Nortel's CDMA, LTE and VoIP businesses, according to the Wall Street Journal
(News) The firm will pay a $2 million fine for bribes to officials in Yemen and Honduras
(News) The program will offer agriculture information and education services to mobile phone users by the end of June
(News) The publication of the standard moves femtocells closer to mass adoption
(News) Partners Google, Intel and Cisco are backing the plan for a developer testbed
(News) Monopoly abuse confirmed in the Internet access market in France while Commission considers fresh antitrust complaint
(News) Designed to make telephone networks accessible, relay services have now become a tool for fraud.
(News) Joint Innovation Lab is creating one platform for developing applications for many OSes
(News) Despite boom-time claims, growth is slowing
(News) The world's hottest cell phone was a guide, a tool, but mostly a diversion
(News) The system uses the same IP router designed for fixed-line networks, pointing to possible future convergence
(News) The service will carry international news channels and piggy-back on the in-flight broadband service launching this year
(News) Skype unveiled its iPhone and BlackBerry applications at the CTIA Wireless trade show on Tuesday, taking its VoIP capability...
(News) Special techniques to be demonstrated at CTIA will deliver 56Mb per second
(News) The move strengthens the European Commission in its fight against national regulator favoritism of local firms
(News) The cable will be the first direct link and could be expanded to other ASEAN nations
(News) With common guidelines, due in June, the four biggest operators hope to cut costs and make consumers happier
(News) Apple has built-in advantages over planned software stores, starting with iPhone.
(News) Smartphones equipped with HSPA+ will take off during 2010, says analyst
(News) The phone maker also has invested in other mobile payment technologies
(News) Late night talks made progress after negotiations appeared blocked earlier this month, Commissionner Viviane Reding said
(News) Data released by AdMob ranks devices based on how often they access the Internet
(News) Consumer groups call for strong net neutrality obligations
(News) New subscribers dropped to 13.82 million in February, from 15.41 million in January
(News) High prices on the iPhones will convince most people to sign the contract
(News) Customers of the world's biggest mobile phone company bought 76 million songs, offering a window into phone use in China
(News) The iPhone 3.0 software has some new features for businesses, but it still lacks things they need
(News) Beijing has ordered China Mobile to crack down on mass text message spam and the sale of mobile phone numbers to advertisers.
(News) Nortel Networks may have no choice but to sell off key parts of its business, industry analysts said.
(News) U.S. lawmakers consider adding broadband requirements to the Universal Service Fund.
(News) Google Voice: The End of Our Personal Privacy?
(News) Google has begun testing a service that will make transcripts of voice mail messages and make them searchable.
(News) Comcast's VoIP Makes It a Top 3 Telco
(News) Developers to Get 70 Percent of Windows Mobile Store Sales
(News) AT&T plans to buy 15,000 alternative-fuel vehicles over the next 10 years.
(News) Tandberg and Polycom introduced high-quality desktop enterprise videophones on Monday.
(News) Clearwire Hires Big-Carrier CEO
(News) Mobile device security vendors rolled out an array of systems at Cebit for governments and companies looking to protect their...
(News) Negotiations toward a single European telecoms regulator stalled Wednesday night, a situation termed 'catastrophic' by one EU...
(News) Germany company Certgate has released versions of an SD card that encrypts data on Windows Mobile 6.1 smartphones and e-mail...
(News) Mobile device unit sales declined in the fourth quarter last year, leading to heightened competition among phone makers.
(News) Stimulus packagesfocus to much on building bridges, and not the digital agenda, said Alcatel-Lucent CEO Ben Verwaayen.
(News) China's 3G network is providing a bright spot for chip makers amid the global economic slump.
(News) Should Cell Phone Jamming be Legal?
(News) A spectrum license user fee proposed by Barack Obama may be aimed at TV and radio stations.
(News) Verizon Gets Indian Clearance for Communications Gateways
(News) One U.S. Representative questioned government spending on broadband deployment.
(News) The FCC has proposed fines for 600 operators who failed to aptly file annual compliance reports about how they protect...
(News) An appeals court has reinstated the insider-trading conviction of former Qwest CEO Joseph Nacchio.
(News) Due to customer demand, Covad is adding MPLS to its wholesale network to support quality of service for applications such as...
(News) India added a record high 15.4 million new mobile subscribers in January, even as a slowdown hits other tech sectors.
(News) IPhone-controlled Car to Demo at Geneva Motor Show
(News) How Green is Your Cell Phone?
(News) Equipment vendors are trying to convince mobile operators to spend money upgrading their networks to deliver faster Internet...
(News) Suspicious phone conversations on Skype could be targeted for tapping as part of a pan-European crackdown
(News) The application-heavy INQ1 will launch in Denmark, Sweden, Italy and Hong Kong in a month.
(News) Orange Guinea Conakry is rolling out solar powered mobile phone base stations in Africa.
(News) Clearwire will give more details of its U.S. WiMax rollout on March 5.
(News) Verizon to Roll out LTE in Two US Cities This Year
(News) India's IMImobile acquires Music2You music download service from Nokia Siemens Networks.
(News) Opera announced deals with Vodafone and Yahoo that will help distribute the Opera Mini mobile browser.
(News) Yahoo and MySpace Tailor Their Services for Mobile Users
(News) Nokia, Qualcomm to Work on Smartphones Together
(News) Skype is developing a voice over IP software client for Nokia's top-of-the-range N97 smartphone, executives of both companies...
(News) NTT DoCoMo and KT Freetel will launch a service next month that issues local telephone numbers to roaming customers from Japan...
(News) Phones Go Green at Mobile World Congress
(News) The new Nokia applications store offers innovative social-networking features.
(News) Supporters of WiMax and LTE will do their best to show the momentum behind their respective technologies at Mobile World...
(News) Mobile operators Bouygues Telecom, Orange, SFR and Telef
ónica are planning to trial mobile services using Rich Communications...
(News) An US commercial Iridium satellite and decomissioned Russian satellite both appear to have been destoyed after an...
(News) I am heading to Barcelona on Feb. 15 for the Mobile World Congress, where operators from all over the world will talk about...
(News) MobileAccess is supporting a trend among enterprises to boost indoor cellular coverage and sometimes replace desk phones with...
(News) Google introduced Google Sync, a service that syncs calendars and contacts between some phones and Gmail and Google Calendar...
(News) Microsoft plans to launch a service that will let Windows Mobile phone users sync their data online.
(News) A Web site that appears to describe a Microsoft service that would let Windows Mobile phone users store data online is no...
(News) Certicom's board says Research In Motion's offer to buy the company for C$3 per share is superior to an earlier offer received...
(News) Few cities in the world owe as much to the Internet as San Francisco does. Both Web 1.0 and Web 2.0 helped to fund office...
(News) Koryolink, the North Korean 3G cellular network, has attracted 6,000 subscribers in its first 2 weeks of operation.
(News) Five tech companies form a group to help the FCC create a white spaces database.
(News) Motorola reported a $3.6 billion quarterly loss as phone sales fell by half.
(News) Vodafone group sales were up by 14.3 percent during its third quarter thanks to a weak pound, the operator reported on...
(News) Hub integrates VoIP calls with wireless phones, runs on any broadband wired connection.
(News) NTT DoCoMo will switch off its second-generation cell phone network in just over three years, it said Friday.
(News) Nortel Networks has pulled out of a deal to resell WiMax equipment from Alvarion and help fund development of Alvarion's WiMax...
(News) A consumer rights watchdog outlined mobile phone fees that might surprise people.
(News) Qualcomm lowered its revenue estimate and declined to update its earnings forecast as it reported a steep fall in profit.
(News) We've recently posted some videos from the Macworld Pulse event on the last day of this month's Macworld Expo. Macworld Pulse...
(News) Nokia ties with Indian company HCL Infosystems to offer online services.
(News) Verizon reports net income was down slightly in the fourth quarter of 2008.
(News) The update lets you pay for Boingo Wi-Fi with your Skype credit, and lets you share screens with other Skype users.
(News) UK firm Truphone has identified a way to run its VoIP software on an iPod Touch to mimic an iPhone.
(News) AT&T cuts jobs -- a pending telecom collapse?
(News) Telemarketing poppycock elimination laws take effect today
(News) Cell-service miracle or mirage? We answer 18 burning questions about femtocell technology.
(News) We've just elected a new president. Barack Obama starts a four-year term starting Jan. 20. There's no way to know how America...
(News) Myvu Corporation Wednesday announced its video glasses for iPod, Myvu Crystal, are now fully compatible with the iPhone.
(News) Visto Mobile 6 software, introduced today, can push updates from popular social-networking sites to phone users.
(News) Unified communications creates potential vulnerabilities that must be addressed.
(News) Living proof that one person can kick-start an industry. Or two, or three ...
(News) Apple's self-inflicted wounds during the iPhone 3G, App Store and MobileMe rollouts and iPhone software upgrade could have been prevented. And while CEO Steve Jobs has owned up to the mistakes, will they have a lasting effect on Apple?
(News) If you pick up the phone and hear a computerized voice telling you that it's going to be late for a 2 p.m. meeting today...
(Reviews) The ClearChat PC Wireless is an excellent headset for people who regularly use voice applications.
(News) The iPhone might help handset-related stocks, but it won't slay the bear.
(News) Carriers are scrambling to reduce early-termination fees for mobile phone plans due to FCC interest, but you can end run fees by playing one company against another.
(News) Looking for some peace and quiet 3,000 to 10,000 meters above the earth? Over Europe, silence will be scarcer as mobile calling becomes legal, regulated, and ubiquitous.
(News) Five laptop makers have signed on to use Qualcomm's Gobi technology, a cell modem that can switch between the two dominant worldwide 3G standards: EVDO and UMTS/HSPA.
(News) FCC auction gives wide swaths of the wireless spectrum to existing telcos, but Google wins even as it loses.
(News) Sprint Nextel took a battering Thursday, reporting a US$29.5 billion loss for its fourth fiscal quarter, caused by a write-down from its 2005 acquisition of Nextel and a shrinking number of mobile subscribers.
(News) Driven largely by gains in its wireless and data businesses, Verizon Communications' revenue was up 5.5 percent year over year in the fourth quarter of 2007, and net income was up slightly.
(News) RIM will showcase several enhancements to its BlackBerry software at the Lotusphere conference this week.
(News) Qualcomm Inc. scored a minor victory in its continuing spat with Nokia when a judge last week recommended ending the investigation Nokia bought against it in August for infringing patents.
(News) The software will allow IT administrators to remotely secure and manage mobile phones much the same way they manage PCs and laptops.
(News) FCC Survey Finds Shock and Confusion over Mobile Billing
(News) Google Voice: 10 Reasons to Check It Out
(News) International Android to Android Calls Free with New App
(How To) Samsung Galaxy vs. Apple iPhone: Business Features
(News) Could the Droid X Replace Your Laptop?
(News) RIM: Despite Android's Growth, BlackBerry Still Better
(News) Why Android App Security Is Better Than for the iPhone
(News) Antennagate: Only 10 Months to Go
(Reviews) Hands On: BlackBerry 6 OS
(News) Samsung Tablet Marks Rough Road Ahead for Video Chat
(News) Google Voice Chat Not Ready for Business--Or Is It?
(News) The purchase will help Intel become a player in the mobile market, one analyst says.
(News) Android App Offers New Flexibility for IT Admins
(News) Calling Dick Tracy: Sony's Wristwatch Remote for Android