Archive for March, 2006

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Obopay Releases First Mobile Payment Service

March 30th, 2006

Obopay today officially unveiled the first complete mobile payment service ever offered in the United States and its service will be a milestone in a transformation in financial services that will make the mobile phone the central device consumers use to make purchases and transfer money. Obopay has built the first mobile payment service that [...]

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Sprint Outlines EV-DO Expansion

March 30th, 2006

Sprint intends to begin offering customers the benefits of Rev. A technology in the first quarter of 2007. The next-generation 1X EV-DO technology supports peak data rates of 3.1 Mbps on the downlink and up to 1.8 Mbps on the uplink.

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Alltel to Offer Family Friendly Mobile Content

March 30th, 2006

Alltel announced today that it is offering parents a free mobile Web content filter to protect children from accessing potentially inappropriate Internet sites via their Alltel wireless phones. Wireless customers are increasingly using their handsets to surf the Internet, and at Alltel we recognize that we have a responsibility to help parents protect their children [...]

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Alltel to debut Celebrity Wireless Autographs

March 29th, 2006

Each celebrity will be in an Alltel store in the Phoenix area recording what we call “Wireless Autographs.” Any customer or fan will be able to come into the stores and get a personalized voicemail message recorded on their wireless phone by one of the celebrities…..

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Bluetooth SIG to Support UWB

March 29th, 2006

The Bluetooth SIG announced its selection of the WiMedia Alliance multiband orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (MB-OFDM) version of ultra-wideband (UWB) for integration with current Bluetooth wireless technology, thus taking the next step in its plan to create a version of the globally popular Bluetooth wireless technology with a high speed/high data rate option. The Bluetooth [...]

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Cingular HSDPA to Support Dell Notebooks

March 29th, 2006

The new Dell Latitude D620 and D820 notebooks can be configured with Cingular’s UMTS/HSPDA-based 3G technology onboard…..