Cellular-News -[[ Handsets ]]
Samsung Offering HSDPA Handsets to VodafoneSamsung Electronics has announced today introduction of High-Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA) phones for the first time in Europe through cooperation with Vodafone, and Qualcomm. Samsung is currently developing the first commercially available HS... 10GB Hard Drives for Mobile Phones The computer hard drive manufacturer, Cornice has launched a couple of small hard drives that can be fitted into mobile phones, offering 8 and 10 gigabytes of storage space. By narrowing the casing around the disk and by shrinking the "z" height, Cor... [[ Legal ]]
Serbia Ministry: Mobtel Subject Of Fraud ProbeSerbian authorities have found evidence mobile telephone operator Mobtel committed fraud and failed to pay the state hundreds of millions of euros in dividends it should have received, the interior minister said Tuesday. ... [[ Mobile Content ]]
Chinese WAP Usage Declines - reportChina's overall mobile VAS market maintained a good growth momentum in Q3 2005 to reach US$600 million, nevertheless, WAP service declined substantially due to the recent consolidation move taken by China telecom operators, according to a report from... [[ Network Operators ]]
Hungarian Operators Set Up Non-Payment BlacklistHungary's three mobile network operators, Pannon, T-Mobile and Vodafone are reported to have set up a shared blacklist of customers that they have had to disconnect due to non-payment of their phone bills. The blacklist came into effect from January ...
Reliance Launches Nationwide TariffIndia's Reliance Infocomm has announced dramatic plans breaking the circle barrier and thus became the first operator in the country to launch 'One-Nation, One Tariff.' Calls from Reliance IndiaMobile prepaid anywhere-to-anywhere across India will co...
Palestinian Infrastructure ReleasedIsrael's Ministry of Communications has agreed to release telecoms equipment that had been purchased by the Palestinian GSM network operator, Jawwal. The equipement had been impounded by the Israeli authorities citing security concerns. The military ... [[ Personnel ]]
New Directors for Linktone?The Chinese mobile content provider, Linktone has announced the appointments of Richard Xu and Liaoyuan Du to the newly created positions of Senior Vice President, Operation and Senior Vice President, Sales, respectively, in order to further strength... [[ Reports ]]
Data Services Grow While Smartphone Prices FallMobile telephone users in the developed world are adopting wireless data services in large and growing numbers, leading to a rise in sales of smartphones that support these advanced functions. According to ABI Research analyst Shailendra Pandey, "Som... [[ Statistics ]]
China 06 Phone Users To Exceed 820 Million Vs 746 Million In 05The number of fixed-line phone users in China is expected to rise by 30 million this year, while mobile-phone users are likely to rise by 48 million, boosting the country's total phone users to more than 820 million, the official Xinhua News Agency r...