FT.com – The shares of Chinese telecoms companies listed in Hong Kong surged yesterday on what the industry’s regulator and a government researcher called speculative reports about the long-awaited introduction of 3G mobile services.
Archive for December 27th, 2007
Reuters – Nokia has again pushed back the launch of its gaming service N-gage due to delays in software testing, a spokesman said on Thursday, in the latest blow to the Internet services ambitions of the world’s top cellphone maker.
TechWeb – SMIC will use IBM’s 45-nanometer technology in graphics chipsets and advanced mobile phones.
InfoWorld – Like the star on a Christmas tree, iPhone is perched atop all the top 10 gadget lists for 2007, and with good reason. Not only did iPhone revolutionize the way people think about their mobile phones — as many writing those lists crow — but in my case, it has changed the way [...]
AFP – Chinese farmers will be given a 13-percent discount on televisions, mobile phones and other electrical appliances under a new subsidy scheme to boost rural spending, state press reported Monday.
Reuters – Nokia (NOK1V.HE) and wireless technology firm InterDigital each declared victory in a court decision on Friday over patents related to the UMTS third-generation (3G) mobile phone standard.
AFP – A France Telecom-led consortium on Friday took control of 51 percent of state-owned Telkom Kenya in a drive to expand its presence in Africa’s burgeoning mobile phone and internet sectors.
TechWeb – NXP says GloNav’s technology will let it offer a broader connectivity suite to the mobile phone market.
Canadian Press – TORONTO – Dave Ritchie has a BlackBerry, but he doesn’t use it as a cellphone or to receive and send e-mail. Instead, he pulls it out once a day, rolls the track wheel and clicks on it to fill out a questionnaire.
Reuters – Carlyle-controlled Japanese handy-phone firm Willcom Inc and a group led by mobile phone operator KDDI Corp won licenses to supply high-speed wireless Internet access on Friday.