Archive for December 18th, 2007

T-Mobile and 3 team up for 3G expansion (FT.com)

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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.

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Report: Apple, already looking at China, now in talks to launch Phone in Japan (Canadian Press)

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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.

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Facebook settles lawsuit over alleged profit from unauthorized text messages (Canadian Press)

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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.

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Telekom and 3's mobile masts marriage (FT.com)

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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 […]

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Bankinter and KPN in mobile, banking services deal (Reuters)

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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.

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Zipit Wi-Fi messaging device adds cellphone text-messaging (Canadian Press)

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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.

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Cognos puts BI on Nokia, Windows Mobile phones (InfoWorld)

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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.

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Qualcomm Buys SoftMax To Reduce Noise On Mobile Phones (TechWeb)

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TechWeb – SoftMax makes voice algorithms for signal separation, echo cancellation, and signal processing for mobile devices.

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Alltel Offers Voicemail-To-Text Service For Mobile Phones (TechWeb)

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TechWeb – Alltel is the first of the Big Five U.S. wireless service providers to offer the service to its subscribers.

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msg 2 candidates: u get more votes with txt (AFP)

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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.

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