• Analyst: BlackBerry Tour Return Rate 50%
    Once referred to as “awesome” and “ridiculously fabulous,” the BlackBerry Tour is seeing its fair share of problems.Just last week, an analyst ripped the Tour for its faulty trackballs, which TownHall Investment Research said was leading to a ...More
    September 21, 2009 Posted in News
  • AT&T Femtocell First Available in Charlotte
    AT&T rolled out its first femtocell device to the public Monday, beginning with a trial run in Charlotte, N.C.The AT&T Microcell is a mini cell tower that’s designed to boost 3G data and voice signals indoors, using the customer’s home Internet ...More
    September 21, 2009 Posted in News
  • Truphone Debuts Truphone Local Anywhere
    At the Channel Partners Conference & Expo, Truphone (booth #5003) is previewing the international roaming solution, Truphone Local Anywhere. Truphone will be announcing the service to the U.S. channel and inviting resellers to join the Truphone Partner Program. Truphone ...More
    September 21, 2009 Posted in News
  • Government Taps Google for Cloud, App Store
    You don’t believe us when we say widgets and the cloud are changing services as we know it, forever? Look no further than the notoriously slow-moving federal government, which is shuffling off its staid image by launching its very own, iPhone-reminiscent app store and ...More
    September 16, 2009 Posted in News
  • Report: U.S. Does Not Pay More for Cell Service
    It appears that an old-fashioned game of he said/she said is brewing when it comes to whether U.S. mobile subscribers pay more for service than users in other parts of the world.The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said in August that this was ...More
    September 16, 2009 Posted in News
  • Clearwire Says It Could Ditch WiMAX for LTE
    WiMAX provider Clearwire Corp. is willing to ditch WiMAX in favor of that other 4G technology, LTE, if the market warrants it.Clearwire has been set on a rather maverick-like path in the United States by becoming the only major operator to choose WiMAX for 4G wireless ...More
    September 16, 2009 Posted in News
  • Satworx Revamps Dealer Program
    Satworx, a provider of satellite phone solutions for individuals, announced this week changes to its partner program, including a new online tool for dealers.The new tool allows dealers to view past/current invoices online; view commission reports online; view phone ...More
    September 16, 2009 Posted in News
  • AT&T’s Kris Rinne: Industry on Right Track
    In her keynote address to 4G World in Chicago this week, Kris Rinne, senior vice president of architecture and planning at AT&T, warned the community not to underestimate the challenges of implementing 4G technologies, especially LTE, but said the industry is absolutely ...More
    September 16, 2009 By Tim McElligott Posted in News
  • Motorola Looks for Carriers to Join the CLIQ
    Is the era of exclusive smartphones dead? The question arises as word comes that Motorola Inc. is searching for more carrier partners for its first Android-based device, the CLIQ.Moto announced last week that the CLIQ would launch on the T-Mobile USA network, but speaking ...More
    September 15, 2009 Posted in News
  • DT Ponders the Future of T-Mobile USA
    Suffering from the global recession, its relatively smaller size as the No. 4 wireless carrier in the United States, and a late launch into 3G and smartphones, T-Mobile USA has become a problem for Deutsche Telekom. This week DT’s top shareholders gave it until the ...More
    September 15, 2009 Posted in News