• Catalyst Telecom To Carry Motorola Wireless Solutions
    Distributor Catalyst Telecom, a unit of ScanSource Inc., announced this week it has added wireless solutions from Motorola Inc., including access points, ports, controllers, switches and AirDefense wireless network security solution. Motorola has been a partners of ...More
    June 23, 2009 Posted in News
  • Apple: 1M iPhone 3G S Sold Over Weekend
    Three days after the launch of the iPhone 3G S model, Apple Inc. said that it has already sold 1 million of the new handsets. Also, 6 million consumers have downloaded the new iPhone 3.0 software.“Customers are voting and the iPhone is winning,” said Steve Jobs, ...More
    June 22, 2009 Posted in News
  • Verizon Offers Faster FiOS and Free Netbooks
    Verizon Communications Inc. has bumped up the speeds on its starter Internet tier and will give new customers a choice of a free netbook or Flip camcorder for signing up.Most customers will see speeds increase from 10mbps to 15mbps downstream (5mbps up). In the New York ...More
    June 22, 2009 Posted in News
  • T-Mobile Launches Second Android Phone: myTouch 3G
    As expected, T-Mobile USA has launched its next smartphone based on the Google Android platform: the myTouch 3G.The form factor is a rebranding of the HTC Magic, leaked earlier in the year. It differs from the Android-based G1 by having no physical keyboard (hence, ...More
    June 22, 2009 Posted in News
  • iPhone 3G S Launch Comparatively Tepid
    Smaller lines and less fuss than earlier launches characterized the debut of the iPhone 3G S on Friday. The sales process was by all accounts smooth, with no round-the-block lines and only a few reports of sell-outs, unlike the iPhone launches in 2007 and 2008, where ...More
    June 20, 2009 Posted in News
  • FCC to Review Exclusive Handset Deals
    The FCC will take up the Senate Commerce Committee’s suggestion that it review wireless operators’ practice of signing exclusive handset contracts."I agree that we should open a proceeding to closely examine wireless handset exclusivity arrangements that have ...More
    June 19, 2009 By Tara Seals Posted in News
  • TCM Mobile to Enter Dual Band Phone Market
    TCM Mobile has announced a next-generation, dual band handset capable of operating on both the TCM Mobile Cellular VOIP Network and on traditional GSM cellular networks when outside of TCM’s coverage area. The new handset, which is scheduled for release in the next ...More
    June 18, 2009 Posted in News
  • Prediction: iPhone 3G S Sales to Kick Palm Pre Booty
    The numbers are in! – well, actually, they’re not, because the Apple iPhone 3G S hasn’t even gone on sale yet – but forecasters are predicting sales to blow sales of the Palm Pre out of the water.A Piper Jaffray analyst believes that Apple and ...More
    June 18, 2009 Posted in News
  • Rural America: I Want My High-End Smartphone
    During this week’s Senate Commerce Committee hearings on exclusive handset deals and their impact on competition, organizations advocating for rural America came to the table with one simple message: Such deals shut out rural consumers.Among them, Verizon Wireless, ...More
    June 18, 2009 Posted in News
  • Failure Looming for Apple, AT&T Partnership?
    With the rabid popularity of the iPhone and the latest version – the 3G S – already sold out, things appear to be going quite well for Apple and AT&T. But looks may be deceiving.PC World cites several reasons for what it calls a “failing ...More
    June 18, 2009 Posted in News