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Analyst Angle: Just when you thought PANs were DUN

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. In the coming weeks look for columns from Current Analysis' Peter Jarich, IDC's Shiv...

Digital Hollywood pins hope on open access

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - Like all things wireless these days, most of this week's more poignant exchanges at Digital Hollywood have been anchored around the idea of open-- opening up carrier networks, devices, content and the Internet gateway where all these things must connect without...

Executive Interview: Sean Rosenberg

Five years after 50 Cent's "In Da Club" helped launch the multibillion-dollar ringtone phenomenon - and as CD sales continue to plummet - the music industry continues to look for its second hit in mobile. We talked to Sean Rosenberg, director of mobile marketing...

Alcatel-Lucent uses Sierra modules in enterprise laptops

Alcatel-Lucent has tapped Sierra Wireless to supply embedded modules for the infrastructure vendor's wireless laptop security, management and tracking system called the OmniAccess 3500 Nonstop Laptop Guardian (NLG). Sierra Wireless components embedded in the NLG will provide high-speed access to mobile broadband networks, the...

700 MHz trial balloon

Telecom policymakers and special-interest groups are fond of talking about ubiquity, making sure communications -- wireless, wireline, Internet and video -- are within reach of all Americans. Indeed, there are government subsidy programs that address this very issue. Take the stressed universal service regime...

iPhone arrives in Austria, Ireland

Add Austria and Ireland to the list of countries in which the iPhone is legitimately available.The iPhone retail price at T-Mobile Austria, and in Ireland, at O2, will be ?399 ($623) for the 8 GB version and ?499 ($779) for the 16 GB version,...

Mobile commerce: Coupons, 2D codes and purchases. Oh my!

Editor's Note: Welcome to Reality Check, a feature for RCR Wireless News' new weekly e-mail service, Mobile Content and Culture. We've gathered a group of visionaries and veterans in the mobile content industry to give their insights into the marketplace. In the coming weeks...

Analyst Angle: Kids on the go: Why digital natives make me nervous

Editor's Note: Welcome to our Monday 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. In the coming weeks look for columns from Jupiter Research's Julie Ask, Current Analysis'...

Day 3 keynote:WiMAX requires collective effort: Ailing carrier’s evangelism designed to attract partners

SAN FRANCISCO-Sprint Nextel Corp. understands that its technology choice for a mobile broadband world will require heavy lifting, measured in the billions of dollars, and that attracting others to its vision is crucial."It's not something that one company can build," said Atish Gude, senior...

Interactive advertising pushes buttons: Media companies remain mobile on implementation

Upper echelons of the wireless industry have been having the same dream for years: an unassuming wireless subscriber is walking past a coffee shop and up pops a mobile coupon on their device for that specific location. "If I hear it one more...

Microsoft’s Unified Communications software: latest bid to own the enterprise

In a online presentation this morning, Microsoft Corp. introduced its "Unified Communications" software offering that the company said would tie together all current means of business communication based on the concepts of "identity" and "presence"-a promise that has echoed for at least a decade...

Industry vets: Content, filters and modes key to successful wireless data future

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif.-Posh met hype and circumstance all at once at the inaugural WebbyConnect Summit here last week.While most of the buzz in the wireless and broadband industries tends to come from start-up companies shooting for the sky or pushing the envelope just for...

Sprint Nextel’s WiMAX plans could involve partners

Sprint Nextel Corp. is determined to push WiMAX into existence and then ubiquity, and the company may explore a range of financial and strategic options in order to make that happen, CEO Gary Forsee told an industry conference last week. Forsee said that he...

Sprint Nextel exploring WiMAX options

Sprint Nextel Corp. is determined to push WiMAX into existence and then ubiquity, and the company may explore a range of financial and strategic options in order to make that happen, CEO Gary Forsee told an industry conference earlier this week. Forsee said that...

AT&T Mobility ends eastern Texas roaming agreement

AT&T Mobility ended a roaming agreement with regional wireless operator Cellular One of East Texas that allowed the national carrier's customers to use 26 Cellular One cell sites in eastern Texas near the Louisiana border."This is one of those business decisions that we made...

Exhibit features cameraphone photos

"Alleyways are good except you run into homeless people, and people think you're crazy because you're walking around with a phone," photographer Patrice Elmi said recently at an art gallery showcasing her work. So goes the photographer's newly inspired art form, which she calls...

Analyst Angle: Internet now key part of marketing

Editor's Note: Welcome to our Monday 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. In the coming weeks look for columns from Jupiter Research's Julie Ask, Current Analysis'...

Palm’s outlook, RIM’s results: Palm quashes M&A talk while RIM deals with fickle investors

Both companies' stock has been bid up, though for opposite reasons, and both companies seek to expand their traditional markets by intruding on the others' turf. They both make smartphones for a dedicated cadre of end users in North America, and they're expanding to...

Cell-broadcast backers worry bill will delay warning system use

WASHINGTON-Two proponents of cell-broadcast technology said a Senate-passed bill to update the nation's emergency alert system could further delay widespread deployment of wireless warnings to the nation's 219 million cell-phone subscribers. The Warning, Alert and Response Network Act, sponsored by Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.)...

Emergency alert bill could stall wireless warnings

WASHINGTON—Two proponents of cell broadcast technology said a Senate-passed bill to modernize the nation’s emergency alert system could further delay widespread deployment of wireless warnings to the nation’s 219 million mobile phone subscribers. The Warnings, Alerts and Response Network Act, sponsored by Sen. Jim...

MVNOs, Paris keep day 3 keynote lively

LOS ANGELES--The CTIA Wireless I.T. & Entertainment show's final keynote of the week featured "old guy socks," "rollover minute" double-entendres and a visit by Paris Hilton, as three industry panelists debated how mobile social networking will change the world and declared that the window...

Wireless e-mail space intense with patents, lawsuits, competition

The flurry of legal wrangling in the wireless e-mail space continued as Visto Corp. filed a patent-infringement lawsuit against competitor Good Technology Inc. Meanwhile, Research In Motion Ltd. scored several patent wins. In its lawsuit, Visto accused Good of violating four of its patents...

RIM bounces on positive patent rulings

WATERLOO, Ontario-Research In Motion Ltd. received good news on both sides of the Atlantic this week, scoring patent victories in both the United States and the United Kingdom. The BlackBerry maker said the English High Court invalidated all of the patent claims by Luxembourg-based...

Licenses likely quick to follow TD-SCDMA standard for China

The Chinese government has given its homegrown TD-SCDMA technology a thumbs up, calling it an officially backed standard, the Xinhua news agency reported. China's Ministry of Information Industry said the technology is "already mature and ready for manufacturers to move ahead with production."Industry analysts...

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