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Reader Forum: The next-generation backhaul assurance challenge – Lacking performance visibility

The mass adoption of advanced mobile devices and the growing popularity of bandwidth-devouring websites and applications are fueling an explosion in mobile data traffic. This uptick – in combination with wireless service providers’ commitment to 3G+/HSPA+ and 4G/LTE and

Analyst Angle: Chinese like their Internet ‘to go’

Editor's Note: Welcome to our weekly feature, Analyst Angle. We've collected a group of the industry's leading analysts to give their outlook on the hot topics in the wireless industry. At the end of 2010, China had 457 million Internet users and 303 million mobile...

Analyst Angle: Chinese like their Internet ‘to go’

Editor's Note: Welcome to our weekly feature, Analyst Angle. We've collected a group of the industry's leading analysts to give their outlook on the hot topics in the wireless industry.At the end of 2010, China had 457 million Internet users and 303 million mobile...

China Unicom readies less expensive data plans

Looking to jumpstart adoption of 3G service, China Unicom Ltd. (CHU) is expected to unveil less expensive service plans later this month, according to Dow Jones Newswire.Citing a statement from China Unicom’s parent company China United Network Communications Group Co., the new postpaid plans...

Reader Forum: The consumer benefits of tiered pricing

Editor's Note: Welcome to our weekly Reader Forum section. In an attempt to broaden our interaction with our readers we have created this forum for those with something meaningful to say to the wireless industry. We want to keep this as open as possible,...

Worst of the Week: Time to take a breath

Hello! And welcome to our Friday column, Worst of the Week. There's a lot of nutty stuff that goes on in this industry, so this column is a chance for us at RCRWireless.com to rant and rave about whatever rubs us the wrong way....

Best Buy to sell WiMAX-embedded laptops

WiMAX operator Clearwire Corp. said it plans to start offering laptops with embedded modems at Best Buy locations and online at bestbuy.com. The devices, which include chips from Intel Corp., include the Dell Inspiron 14, Dell Inspiron 15, Dell Mini 10 and Toshiba Satellite...

Carriers, retailers woo developers as they court customers

The carrier deck is still the most valuable real estate in mobile content, but the future of downloadable wireless goodies may just lie in third-party storefronts. And for now, at least, developers are the key to success.Apple Inc. stole headlines two months ago with...

Sprint Nextel adds Photobucket service

Sprint Nextel Corp. added Photobucket to its photo-messaging service, allowing users to send pictures to the popular online site with just two clicks.The option was added to "Post to Service," a feature that allows Sprint Nextel users to send photos to print-processing retail outlets...

Online real estate site Trulia.Inc adds to mobile offering

Real-estate startup Trulia.Inc expanded its mobile offerings, adding downloadable mobile applications for agents, home owners and house hunters.A 4-year-old site that claims 5 million monthly users, Trulia.com directs users to listings on agent and broker Web sites. The outfit unveiled mobile versions of its...

Nokia, T-Mobile shake hands with new content deal: Ovi to be combined with web’n’walk

T-Mobile International and Nokia Corp. announced a "collaboration agreement" to package the German carrier's web'n'walk mobile Internet service with Nokia's Ovi offering.Nokia said it will develop customized devices that combine a dedicated suite of T-Mobile services with Ovi, Nokia's direct-to-consumer portal comprising mobile music,...

MMA partners with dotMobi to develop mobile ad guidelines

The Mobile Marketing Association said it will join forces with the dotMobi Advisory Group to develop guidelines for mobile advertising, and push adoption of the controversial .mobi domain.The industry associations committed to support each other's initiatives including mobile advertising, search and m-commerce, and said...

Yahoo aims to pass Google in growing mobile search space

Internet behemoths and pure-play startups are hastily inking deals and positioning themselves for a long, hard slog on the mobile search battlefield.Yahoo Inc. continued its aggressive move into wireless last week, using the Consumer Electronics Show to tout a host of new partnerships for...

Google, China Mobile ink mobile search deal

Google Inc. and China Mobile finally unveiled a pact to deliver mobile search services.China's largest carrier said its Monternet WAP portal will use Google technology to allow users to search for mobile content and other Internet-based offerings. The service will use a search box...

Ads get mobile, mobile gets ads

Mobile advertising has come a long way since the early days of "American Idol." The hit show is credited with catalyzing text messaging in North America, generating more than 13 million messages during the 2004 season from fans voting via their mobile phones. Mobile...

Orange Slovakia to launch IP Wireless technology

BRATISLAVA, Slovak Republic-IP Wireless Inc. announced European carrier Orange S.A will launch its "super-speed" UMTS TDD and HSDPA mobile Internet service in the coming months in the Slovak Republic. "Both alternatives have their advantages," said Dana Prekopova, technical director at Orange. "They enable high...

Rogers Wireless to launch MobiTV

TORONTO-Rogers Wireless and MobiTV producer Idetic Inc. said the carrier will launch a wireless television service for its subscribers by June.Rogers Mobile Television, which looks to be the first such service for Canadian wireless users, will include news, sports and entertainment programming from the...

DoCoMo to end prepaid service, begin m-commerce pilot

TOKYO-NTT DoCoMo Inc. said it will stop accepting new prepaid customers at the end of March, citing the use of prepaid phones for fraudulent purposes. The Japanese carrier said previous steps to stop fraudulent use have been unsuccessful. "As fraudulent use has persisted, DoCoMo...

DoCoMo to end prepaid service, begin m-commerce pilot

TOKYO-NTT DoCoMo, Inc. said it will stop accepting new prepaid customer at the end of March, citing the use of prepaid phones for fraudulent purposes. The Japanese carrier said previous steps to stop fraudulent use have been unsuccessful."As fraudulent use has persisted, DoCoMo has...

Boingo signs Wi-Fi pact with Connexion for in-flight service

CANNES, France-Boingo Wireless announced a pact to allow its subscribers to access Connexion by Boeing's high-speed mobile Internet service in flight.Under the roaming agreement, Boingo Wi-Fi subscribers on commercial airliners will be able to use Connexion's service on carriers including Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airlines System,...

Russia’s MTS signs i-mode pact

MOSCOW-I-mode mobile Internet service is coming to Russia and Eastern Europe under an agreement between Japanese i-mode creator NTT DoCoMo Inc. and Russia's largest wireless carrier Mobile TeleSystems. The carriers said Friday they have formed an exclusive strategic partnership under which MTS will launch...

Russia’s MTS signs i-mode agreement

MOSCOW-I-mode mobile Internet service is coming to Russia and Eastern Europe under an agreement between Japanese i-mode creator NTT DoCoMo Inc. and Russia's largest wireless carrier Mobile TeleSystems.The carriers said Friday they have formed an exclusive strategic partnership under which MTS will launch i-mode...

Singapore airline’s Internet service includes wireless carrier tie-in

SINGAPORE-Connexion by Boeing has signed yet another airline for its high-speed, in-flight Internet service with Singapore Airlines (SIA). The deal also includes service provider agreements with two Singapore wireless carriers, SingTel and StarHub.The partnership with the carriers will enable airline passengers to use their...

MmO2 to bring i-mode to three European markets

LONDON-I-mode services are coming to the competitive U.K. market, in addition to Ireland and the second such service in Germany, through a new deal between U.K.-based MmO2 plc and Japan's NTT DoCoMo Inc. Under the long-term strategic agreement, MmO2 will launch the i-mode mobile...

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