FT.com – Mobile phone operators T-Mobile and 3 on Tuesday unveiled an infrastructure sharing deal that could provide them with the UK’s largest high-speed wireless network.
Archive for December 18th, 2007
Canadian Press – SAN FRANCISCO – Apple Inc. is negotiating with Japan’s top mobile phone carrier to launch the iPhone in Japan, though the cut of subscriber revenue that Apple wants has been a sticking point, according to a report published Tuesday.
Canadian Press – SAN JOSE, Calif. – Pressured by a lawsuit, Internet social network Facebook Inc. will adopt new measures to prevent its 58 million members from sending text messages to recycled cellphone numbers.
FT.com – Hectare for green and pleasant hectare, mobile phone towers are a very profitable crop. That is why farmers could be the only people excited about the prospect of more metal masts in the meadows. By contrast, many mobile phone operators are embracing agreements that combine networks, share infrastructure and reduce the number of [...]
Reuters – Dutch telecoms group KPN has made an agreement with Bankinter through which the Spanish bank will offer mobile phone services at special rates to its banking clients, Bankinter said on Tuesday.
Canadian Press – NEW YORK – A small South Carolina company says it has a cure for the modern plague of budget-busting cellphone charges racked up by teenagers: a gadget for text-messaging that isn’t a cellphone.
InfoWorld – Cognos said Monday that its Cognos 8 Go! Mobile business intelligence software now supports Windows Mobile 6 smartphones, as well as Nokia E- and N-series devices running S60 Third Edition on Symbian OS.
TechWeb – SoftMax makes voice algorithms for signal separation, echo cancellation, and signal processing for mobile devices.
TechWeb – Alltel is the first of the Big Five U.S. wireless service providers to offer the service to its subscribers.
AFP – Text messaging is playing a growing role in the 2008 presidential race as a handful of candidates look to the technology to reach younger voters often glued to their mobile phones.