Good news for T-Mobile Sidekick users on Friday, as service provider Danger, a subsidiary of Microsoft, announced the recovery of user data thought irretrievably lost.
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.
Perhaps a brave move on the part of US carrier Verizon Wireless, which appears to be setting Motorola’s second Android-based handset to go toe-to-toe with the iPhone.
US mobile operator AT&T Wireless must be feeling the need to be more open. Not only has it recently enabled MMS on its network, but this week it allowed previously outlawed VoIP apps to run on the iPhone.
The chairman of US communications authority the FCC on Monday vocalised his support for net neutrality as a way of preserving the free and open internet.
The final nail may have already been thought to have gone into the coffin of CDMA, but it looks like there are more to come as US-based CDMA operator MetroPCS joins the throng of those moving to LTE.
The likelihood of consolidation among US mobile operators is increasing as smaller carriers struggle to find success with revamped pricing schemes and product positioning strategies.
US carrier Verizon Wireless said Friday that it has completed its first successful LTE data calls in Boston and Seattle using the 3GPP Release 8 standard in the 700MHz spectrum.
US carrier and WiMAX pin up Sprint has announced plans to expand its wireless broadband operations into 17 new markets.
Korean handset vendor Samsung introduced a cheap, eco-friendly, full featured mobile phone on Friday, made partly out of corn.
US mobile virtual network operator Virgin Mobile USA is to be acquired by network partner Sprint Nextel for around $483m.
US mobile operator Verizon Wireless has teamed up with chip shop Qualcomm to form a joint venture focused on machine to machine (M2M) communications and ‘smart services’.
US carrier Verizon is to slash a further 8,000 positions in the face of falling profits and pressures in the fixed line market.
US carrier Sprint said Thursday it has tapped Swedish vendor Ericsson in a network management deal worth between $4.5bn and $5bn.
Secretive US startup XG Technology is still pitching its wares, claiming this week that it is field testing its obscure wireless broadband platform.