The next generation of China’s homegrown mobile technology, TD-LTE, is gathering momentum among the vendor community, as a public demonstration of the platform starts up at the World Expo in Shanghai.
Bill Payne, vice president of mobile broadband at Motorola, talks with telecoms.com about the maturity of the LTE ecosystem and expected commercial deployments of the technology on a wider scale in late 2011.
Now in it’s third year the LTE Special is established as the primary magazine for the Informa series of market-leading LTE events.
There may be some debate about the future of WiMAX in the telecoms market, but Motorola’s still flying the flag for the technology. The US firm said this week that it has shipped its two millionth WiMAX device, just five months after shipping its one millionth.
All’s fair in love and war, and Motorola may owe its recent upswing to the Google-backed Android platform, but this week the resurgent handset vendor hopped into bed with Microsoft, to deploy Bing on Android devices.
Dan Moloney, president of Motorola’s Home business, which makes set top boxes, quit the firm this week to head up a small, Philadelphia-based electronics firm.
US vendor Motorola plans to split up in early 2011, spinning off its handsets and set top box unit into one entity and its enterprise and networks arm into another.
Leading handset vendor Nokia had a bumper quarter at the end of 2009, with profits climbing to €882m in the fourth quarter from €551 in the same period in 2008.
Resurgent vendor Motorola opened the doors of its Android focused app store in China on Friday, paving the way for the company’s assault on the burgeoning Chinese mobile market.
As Android continues to gather momentum across a broad spectrum of the devices space, handset vendors reveal their high hopes for the platform.
US vendor Motorola is set to beef up the arsenal available to its Android-based devices by bringing Adobe’s Flash Player to the platform.
In the mobile handset space, volume market leaders like Nokia, Samsung, LG, Motorola and Sony Ericsson are being challenged by RIM, Apple, HTC and Palm, which are significantly eroding their market share with an assault in the smartphone market.
It used to be that a man was defined by his actions. Well, in Motorola’s world view, this is no longer the case. The US vendor this week proclaimed that man is instead defined by his technology choices.
US WiMAX poster child Clearwire made its debut in the city of Chicago this week as the service provider expands its nationwide footprint.
Motorola’s big bet on the Android-powered Droid device may just pay off and help the reinvented company turn its fortunes around.
UK mobile operator Orange is attracting criticism this week as it prepares to go up against O2 with its own iPhone offer.
The Motorola Droid, unveiled last week as the first Android-powered handset to use the version 2.0 firmware, is on its way to Europe under the guise of the Motorola Milestone.
Earlier this week, scientists and military personnel gathered in a Latvian meadow somewhere near the Estonian border and gazed in awe at a ten metre wide crater thought to have been caused by a meteor strike.
It’s been a good week for struggling vendor Motorola so far, with the company reporting its second helping of good news in as many days.
Struggling handset vendor Motorola put an end to the rumours on Wednesday, finally releasing more information on its Droid device – its first such handset to run Android 2.0.