Archive for September, 2006

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Cingular files Lawsuit against CAS Agency Inc

September 29th, 2006

The Wall Street Journal reports today that Cingular Wireless filed suit against CAS Agency Inc. and one of its employees, Charles Kelly. The lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court in Atlanta states that the company fraudulently accessed the call records of one of its customers, CNET reporter Dawn Kawamoto. Cingular Wireless states that CAS [...]

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Mobile ESPN to Cease Service

September 29th, 2006

The Walt Disney Company announced today plans to cease service of its sports-themed wireless venture dubbed Mobile ESPN. Sales of new handsets and service have been suspended immediately. Thank you for your support of Mobile ESPN. We have been proud to provide fans like you the best wireless sports content experience. We have, however, decided [...]

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First Vodafone-only branded 3G consumer handset

September 29th, 2006

Vodafone has unveiled its first Vodafone-only branded 3G consumer handset, the Vodafone 710, which will see the mobile network operator become a brand name in its own right in the consumer handset market. The Vodafone 710′s features, design and functionality were specified by Vodafone to maximize customers’ use of its services. It is the first [...]

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MobileOne introduce Windows Mobile Treo smartphone

September 29th, 2006

Palm, MobileOne and Microsoft announced the first Asian availability of the new Palm Treo 750v smartphone, bringing for the first time to Asia the hallmark Palm experience on Microsoft Windows Mobile 5.0 over a wireless 3G/UMTS network. The new Treo 750v will be available next month through M1, Vodafone’s network partner in Singapore. “Global expansion [...]

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Verizon Launches Motorola MOTOKRZR K1m

September 28th, 2006

Verizon Wireless has released the new MOTOKRZR K1m from Motorola. The MOTOKRZR is part of the next generation of wireless phones that Motorola had announced back in July. MOTOKRZR K1m features include: 1.3 Megapixel Camera & Camcorder Bluetooth Dual color display High-speed EV-DO MicroSD / TransFlash expandable Speakerphone The K1m is available exclusively from Verizon [...]

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Location-based services subscribers to total 315 million

September 27th, 2006

In 2011, the total population of GPS-enabled location-based services (LBS) subscribers will reach 315 million, up from 12 million in 2006, according to a new study from ABI Research. Put another way, that represents a rise from less than 0.5% of total wireless subscribers today to more than 9% worldwide at the end of the [...]