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Sony Ericsson reclaims number four handset spot from LG

Sony Ericsson reclaims number four handset spot from LG

Sony Ericsson reclaimed the number four position in the global handset market, pipping LG Electronics, on strong demand for its Walkman and camera phones, according to a survey.
Lucas van Nov 22 2005, 12:31PM Collaboration
Interview: Motorola sees expanded Indian reach boosting share

Interview: Motorola sees expanded Indian reach boosting share

Motorola, the world's number two mobile phone maker, will more than double its distribution network in India and launch low cost handsets to boost its share of the world's fastest growing mobile market.
Shailendra Bhatnagar Nov 17 2005, 2:00PM Mobility
Motorola plans new shapes, launch strategy in 2006

Motorola plans new shapes, launch strategy in 2006

Motorola, riding high on the success of its eye-catching Razr phone, is determined to stay on top in the design battle with rival mobile phone makers next year.
Sinead Carew Nov 17 2005, 11:30AM Mobility
Sony Ericsson launches new entry-level phones

Sony Ericsson launches new entry-level phones

Mobile phone maker Sony Ericsson said on Monday it was launching three entry-level phones as it seeks to broaden its portfolio beyond the high-end handsets for which it is best known.
Staff Writers Nov 15 2005, 11:00AM Mobility
India sees fastest GSM mobile user growth in Oct

India sees fastest GSM mobile user growth in Oct

India's booming wireless sector added 2.11 million new mobile users in October, the highest-ever in a single month, taking the total customers using GSM-based services to nearly 53 million.
Staff Writers Nov 9 2005, 8:28AM Mobility
Qualcomm sues Nokia over mobile phone patents

Qualcomm sues Nokia over mobile phone patents

Wireless technology company Qualcomm has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Nokia, less than two weeks after Nokia and five other companies complained about Qualcomm's competitive practices to the European Commission.
Sinead Carew Nov 8 2005, 9:00AM Mobility
Nokia sees mobile TV networks running by mid-2006

Nokia sees mobile TV networks running by mid-2006

Mobile phone giant Nokia expects mobile TV networks using its chosen standard to be up and running by the middle of next year, allowing people to watch live TV broadcasts on their mobile phones.
Lucas van Nov 3 2005, 9:00AM Hardware
Motorola to settle lawsuit against former COO

Motorola to settle lawsuit against former COO

Motorola has agreed to settle a non-compete lawsuit against its former president and chief operating officer, who will become head of Nortel in November.
Staff Writers Nov 2 2005, 9:00AM Mobility
BenQ's Q3 profit plunges, but sees better Q4

BenQ's Q3 profit plunges, but sees better Q4

BenQ, Taiwan's top maker of computer gear and mobile phones, posted a meagre third-quarter profit that fell far short of market forecasts on disappointing mobile phone shipments.
Baker Li Oct 28 2005, 12:00PM Mobility
Mobile phone market to exceed 800 million units: surveys

Mobile phone market to exceed 800 million units: surveys

The world's mobile phone makers are expected to sell more than 800 million units this year, up from earlier estimates of around 775 million handsets.
Staff Writers Oct 26 2005, 9:00AM Mobility
Nokia Q3 profit up, but sales prices suffer

Nokia Q3 profit up, but sales prices suffer

The world's top handset maker Nokia reported third-quarter results in line with analysts' forecasts, but growth was driven by demand in emerging markets for its cheaper phones, which hurt its shares.
Rex Merrifield Oct 21 2005, 2:23PM Mobility
ShadowRAM: iPods, mobiles 'essentials' for schoolkids?

ShadowRAM: iPods, mobiles 'essentials' for schoolkids?

Looks like there’s something in the water over at non-profit IT and communications company education.au.
Staff Writers Oct 20 2005, 1:55PM Software
DoCoMo unveils walkie-talkie phones

DoCoMo unveils walkie-talkie phones

NTT DoCoMo, Japan's largest mobile operator, has unveiled a new line of high-speed phones with a walkie-talkie feature that was first made popular in the United States.
Staff Writers Oct 20 2005, 9:34AM Mobility
Games on mobile phones becoming serious business

Games on mobile phones becoming serious business

Since graduating from university Maija Parjanen has mostly been paid to play games.
Tarmo Virki Sep 22 2005, 4:15PM Sales & Marketing
Nokia aims new 100-euro-phone at emerging markets

Nokia aims new 100-euro-phone at emerging markets

Mobile phone giant Nokia has announced a new folding handset to sell cheaply in rapid-growth markets like China and Africa.
Rex Merrifield Sep 22 2005, 1:00PM Mobility
Sub-$10 mobile phones to replace home landlines, analyst claims

Sub-$10 mobile phones to replace home landlines, analyst claims

The explosion in mobile phone growth is set to continue, according to an industry analyst.
Damien Virulhapen Sep 19 2005, 4:09PM Mobility
World mobile phone subscribers over 2 billion: research

World mobile phone subscribers over 2 billion: research

The number of mobile phone subscribers in the world has surpassed the two billion milestone Wireless Intelligence, an information service set up by industry body GSM Association and consulting firm Ovum, said on Sunday.
Staff Writers Sep 19 2005, 9:00AM Mobility
Reuters Summit: Japan looks offshore for mobile phone R&D

Reuters Summit: Japan looks offshore for mobile phone R&D

Japanese mobile phone makers are venturing out of their home-based product development shops and testing the vibe at outsourcing firms in China and India, heeding a wake-up call from their more aggressive global rivals.
Doug Young Sep 15 2005, 3:30PM Mobility
Reuters Summit : Weak tone seen for Japan's wallet phones in Asia

Reuters Summit : Weak tone seen for Japan's wallet phones in Asia

Japanese and South Korean mobile operators are betting future revenue growth on wallet phones -- handsets with embedded chips that allow electronic payments -- but the technology may be slow to take off in the rest of Asia.
Jennifer Tan Sep 15 2005, 2:30PM Mobility
Samsung Electronics eyes mobile phone plant in India

Samsung Electronics eyes mobile phone plant in India

Samsung Electronics said on Wednesday it was considering building a mobile phone plant in India, the world's fastest growing major wireless market.
Staff Writers Sep 15 2005, 12:30PM Mobility

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