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Drive Your Car with a Cellphone
You may recall that in the James Bond movie, Tomorrow Never Dies, the
British secret agent has a nifty Ericsson JB988 mobile phone that can
be used to control a BMW car. Well, fact follows fiction and a patent
has just been granted for exactly the sa...
T-Mobile Details HSDPA Launch Plans
T-Mobile Austria say that it will be offering the first HSDPA-capable
data card from this November. When the commercial start of HSDPA is
launched at the CeBIT 2006 trade fair, customers will be able to
search the Internet in downlink with data rates...
One Million Telia Customers Use Their Phones for More Than Calls
Sweden's Telia has reported that in one year, usage of mobile data
services has increased more than 300% among its subscribers. The
number of Telia subscribers who can use mobile data services in Sweden
has doubled in one year and now totals one mill...
Pakistan Earthquake: TSF runs Satellite Telecoms Centre for rescue efforts
Staff from the aid charity, Telecoms Sans Frontieres (Telecoms Without
Borders) arrived in Pakistan on October 9th, the day after the
earthquake and installed a satellite Telecoms Centre for rescue teams
near Muzaffarabad heliport where hundreds of i...
MMS Interoperability for Ukraine
MMS interconnection has just been launched in Ukraine - with UMC,
KyivStar, Ace&Base and Djuice all now permitting MMS's to be sent
between each others networks...
Funding Improvement for Handset Distributor
InfoSonics Corp., one of the largest distributors of wireless handsets
in the United States and Latin America, has obtained a new credit
facility of up to US$20 million. The new agreement replaces the prior
bank line of up to US$15 million with a dif...
3G Wireless Will Reshape China's Telecom Landscape - report
China's telecom services market will undergo dramatic changes over the
next three years, once the national government awards licenses to
offer licences -- changes that will include a short-term increase in
capital spending and probable carrier consol...
Base Station inside a Clock
AlanDick, the broadcast, cellular, radar, enterprise and
communications infrastructure specialist, has developed a base station
that looks like a village or shopping mall clock. Building on the
success the company has enjoyed with its wide range of e...
ABI Examines WiBro: Is it Really Mobile WiMAX in Disguise?
WiBro is a soon to be implemented mobile high-speed Wireless Internet
access service for the South Korean market. Positioned between
traditional wired broadband access and mobile phone data services, it
could fill an important niche....
Russia's Dalsvyaz sees its 2005 mobile user base up to 170,000
Dalsvyaz, a Russian fixed-line and mobile operator in the Far East
Federal District, expects its subscriber base to rise to 170,000
people by the end of the year, the company's General
Director Anton Alexeyev told Prime-Tass on Friday. ...
THE RATINGS GAME: Motorola Said Showing Signs Of Wireless Momentum
[Premium] Shares of Motorola Inc. gained as much as 5.4% Friday,
bolstered by a report saying the company got regulatory permission to
market new wireless phones and by indications that it gained market
share in the third quarter. ...
Sprint Nextel Board Approves New Deferred Compensation Plan
Sprint Nextel Corp. (S) disclosed Friday that its board approved a new
deferred compensation plan, to be effective Jan. 1, 2006. ...
KPN Unit E-Plus To Launch Turkish Mobile Brand In Germany
Royal KPN NV's (KPN) German wireless arm, E-Plus, said Friday that it
will launch a Turkish brand targeted at the 2.6 million Turks living
in Germany. ...
FOCUS: Russia's Sistema under attack ahead of Svyazinvest auction
As the auction for Russia's Svyazinvest holding draws nearer, the key
bidder for the asset has come under attack by the latest weapon of
choice -- the Russian court system. ...
SingTel's Optus Won't Comment On AAPT Speculation
Singapore Telecommunications Ltd.'s (T48.SG)) Australian unit Optus on
Friday declined to say whether it is in discussions to buy AAPT, an
Australian unit of Telecom New Zealand (NZT). ...
Research In Motion, T-Mobile In Pact For Yahoo Mail Access
Research In Motion Ltd. (RIMM) and T-Mobile USA launched a new
Blackberry model 7105t with an Internet e-mail service for Yahoo
Inc. (YHOO) Mail users. ...