Mobility & Wireless

With the advent of 5G wireless technology, mobility is becoming a larger and more significant part of many partners’ line cards.

 

Sony Security Cameras Work With Motorola Mesh

As part of a reseller agreement with Motorola Inc., Sony Electronics said at CTIA Wireless its IPELA SNC-RX550N/W-MT and SNC-RX550N/B-MT security cameras now work with Motorola’s MOTOMESH technology, which supports up to four radio networks in one access point, and Motorola’s Mesh Enabled Architecture (MEA), a wireless network that maximizes performance and bandwidth efficiency. Sony […]

MetroPCS Contracts With BeVocal

Wireless provider MetroPCS Communications Inc. has contracted with BeVocal Inc. for automated customer service. BeVocals self-service applications move beyond traditional IVR to deliver an integrated, multichannel solution for handset activation, customer care, promotional offers, and sales and fulfillment of add-on features. The solution is available through various interfaces including speech, SMS, Web, WAP and J2ME/BREW, […]

UTStarcom Demonstrates Wireless Technologies, New Devices

UTStarcom Inc. made several announcements this week at CTIA Wireless in Las Vegas. The company first is demonstrating a live video transmission using EV-DO Revision A wireless technology. UTStarcom has expanded on its distributed 1xRTT architecture to provide EV-DO Rev A capabilities, which is designed to enable operators to offer a much faster network to […]

TCS Launches New Location Services

TeleCommunication Systems Inc. (TCS) at CTIA introduced two new services for wireless carriers and MVNOs to offer to subscribers: TCS Places and TCS Handset Locator. TCS Places gives on-the-go subscribers instant access to their content and services. The TCS Places application works with existing location infrastructure, whether tower-triangulation or GPS satellite. Newspapers, travel services, local […]

Companies Announce Support for Disney Mobile

Now that the Walt Disney Co. has announced the launch of its own MVNO and accompanying phone, several companies revealed today they have been contracted to help bring Disney Mobile to market. Telcordia Technologies Inc. is hosting the MVNO with its platform that includes the converged application server and converged real-time charging software. The company […]

Disney to Launch Tween-Teen Phone

The Walt Disney Co. in June will launch a mobile phone service targeted at 10- to 15-year-olds. Disney Mobile, an MVNO on the Sprint-Nextel Corp. network, will be the first to offer a full-featured phone specifically for the younger set. Disney will offer two camera phones for $59.95 each, from LG Electronics and Pantech, leveraging […]

Premiere Global Demos PremiereAnywhere Solutions

Conferencing and communications provider Premiere Global Services Inc. at CTIA Wireless is demonstrating its recently released PremiereAnywhere solutions for people on the go. The main components are PrintAnywhere, an application that enables printing of e-mails and attachments from a mobile device to any fax machine, and ConferenceAnywhere, which allows users to conduct conference calls. PrintAnywhere […]

INFONXX Enhances TextDirect Suite

INFONXX, a provider of directory assistance and enhanced information services, announced today at CTIA Wireless 2006 the availability of the enhanced TextDirect Suite featuring the two-way SMS directory assistance. Such a service allows wireless carriers and MVNOs to offer their consumers branded two-way SMS access to INFONXX’s directory assistance service, as well as new marketing […]

Microsoft to Invest in DRM Technologies

Microsoft Corp. said today it will make significant investments in its digital rights management (DRM) technologies for the wireless industry. Were responding to our wireless partners around the world who are asking for a solution to enable new scenarios in the industry, said Kevin Johnson, co-president of the platforms and services division at Microsoft. We […]

Brightpoint to Supply ACG Members With Phones, Services

Brightpoint North America L.P., a subsidiary of mobile phone distributor Brightpoint Inc., has agreed to sell wireless communication products to participating members of the Associated Carrier Group LLC (ACG). ACG is a group of independent tier two and three CDMA carriers that works with consumers, manufacturers and vendors. The companies agreement calls for Brightpoint to […]

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