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Seeing RED, Fighting AIDS Motorola Inc. and Sprint Nextel Corp. have developed a new wireless phone to help raise money for The Global Fund, a public-private partnership formed to fight AIDS in Africa, particularly as the disease affects women and children. Founded by U2s Bono and John F. Kennedys nephew, Bobby Shriver, the Product RED […]

Prepaid Cellular Helps Agents Help Small Business Owners

By Dan Baldwin, Telecom Association President Call me crazy, but I hate cell phone slavery. After 15 years of enduring one-sided cell phone contracts with one wireless provider or another I “stuck it to the man,” switched to prepaid cellular, kept my cell phone number and learned how to make money as an agent distributing […]

Pantech Wireless Introduces PX-500

Pantech Wireless Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of South Koreas Pantech Group, announced Wednesday the introduction of the PX-500 mobile broadband connection card in the United States. The card is certified to operate on the current Sprint Nextel Corp. Power Vision NetworkSM and will support higher data speeds for a mobile DSL-like experience once Sprint makes […]

Sprint to Use QUALCOMMs QChat

Sprint Nextel Corp. today announced an agreement to use QUALCOMM Inc.’s QChat platform to provide push-to-talk services. Sprint, which currently offers the Nextel Walkie-Talkie push-to-talk service, expects to use QChat technology to extend the services on the nationwide Sprint PCS Network, as well as provide interoperable push-to-talk services between users on both networks. Sprint also […]

Charting Profits With GPS Services

THE GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM , usually called GPS, is a satellite-based navigation system made possible by more than two dozen GPS satellites, which broadcast precise timing signals by radio to GPS receivers, allowing them to accurately determine their locations (longitude, latitude and altitude) in any weather, day or night, anywhere on Earth. When paired with […]

Sprint Casts Its Lot With WiMAX

Sprint Nextel Corp. CEO Gary Forsee announced this afternoon that the carrier will adopt the 802.16e mobile WiMAX standard as its 4G broadband technology, partnering with Intel Corp., Motorola Inc. and Samsung. Sprint will deploy WiMAX gear to leverage its 2.5GHz spectrum holdings, which covers 85 percent of the top 100 U.S. markets. The plan […]

Sprint Accelerates EV-DO Revision A Mobile Broadband Upgrade

Sprint Nextel Corp. on Thursday announced it is ahead of plan for its expansion and evolution of the Sprint Power Vision Network, a wireless broadband network covering 153 million people, which allows users to access audio, video and data applications with handheld and connection card devices. Under the accelerated schedule, Sprint Nextel plans to begin […]

Mobile Middleman

Lisa and Tim Koxlien split responsibilities for consumer and B2Bwireless sales, respectively. AFTER MORE THAN A DECADE selling landline services to enterprises, Tim Koxlien found his telecom agency at a crossroad like so many companies following 2001s telecom bust. That juncture sent the company down a challenging but rewarding path selling enterprise wireless services. A […]

Motorola, Sprint Unveil New PCS Phone

Motorola Inc. and Sprint Nextel this week at CTIA unveiled the Sprint PCS Phone C290 by Motorola. With Sprint PCS Vision, customers can personalize the C290 by downloading the images, ringers, games and other applications. “The entry-level C290 puts us back in the game with Sprint and we couldn’t be more thrilled,” said Ron Garriques, […]

Sprint Eyes Super 3G

Sprint Nextel Corp. will test IPWireless new UMTS TD-CDMA platform, which will give operators a smooth upgrade path to the Long Term Evolution (LTE) standard, a.k.a. super 3G. The IP Wireless platform delivers peak speeds up to 29mbps per sector in a pair of 5MHz channels and offers seamless interoperability from paired and unpaired spectrum. […]

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