@mobile telephony
Symbian Sale more Strategic than it Appears
by Sonal Desai    Jul 20, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Last week, Nokia surprised everyone with the selling of the Symbian professional services unit, responsible for Symbian OS customer engineering and customer support, to Accenture. In fact, Symbian OS has been tied up with Nokia and the...
VAS to Accelerate Mobile Penetration
by Muntazir Abbas    Jul 10, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Infrastructure
As the Indian mobile telephony subscriber base crosses the 400-million mark, VAS operators are eyeing at growing opportunity in the industry. VAS contributes nearly 10 percent of the total mobile operators revenue, and the market is expected to...
Spectrum Shortage Forcing Switch to GSM
by Abhinna Shreshtha    Jun 10, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Infrastructure
Lack of clarity when it comes to spectrum allocation is causing operators to move towards GSM, say CDMA operators.In a recent interview with CXOtoday, Perry laForge, founder and executive director of the CDMA Development Group said, ...
New Dual Mode WiMax Handset Design Announced
by CXOtoday Staff    Jun 03, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Hardware & Software
Mediatek has announced support for a new WiMax and GSM EDGE dual mode handset prototype released today. This is the first WiMax phone design to be supported by a cellular chip maker.The prototype handset is based on MediaTek s WiMax chip and...
Rural Markets Next Frontier for Telecom Operators
by Abhinna Shreshtha & Muntazir Abbas    Jun 03, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
A vast and relatively untapped rural market in India can be the next frontier for mobile service providers. Despite government efforts, and operator initiatives, a lot of groundwork is still required for mobile telephony to truly penetrate...
3G Auction Hits Defense Spectrum Roadblock
by Techtree News Staff    Feb 10, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Infrastructure
The fulfillment of what now seems a distant dream of 'the great Indian 3G auction' is likely to be pushed further into the future. Just how much further will this auction for the so-called next generation mobile telephony be delayed is what...
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