Rumor circulating: Asian mobile phone makers may be in talks with Motorola about possible partnerships.
Ericsson is faster than rivals to announce infrastructure and device platforms for deployment in the 700MHz band. It also supports MBMS (Multimedia Broadcast Multicast Service) for mobile TV over 3G networks. This solution Would only need a software upgrade in the network and in the terminal.
Germany is asking Nokia to return some €60m given as subsidies, following its intent to close the Bochum plant (manufacturing handsets).
ALU launches its new 9900 Wireless Network Guardian solution aimed at helping carriers monitoring the traffic. The solution differentiates from competition as it goes deeper in the analyses, offer a view of the impact of the traffic on the network performance and avoid saturation.
Sony Ericsson is re-evaluating part of its product development plans with DoCoMo.
Sharp has announced it will enter enter the Chinese handset market before the Beijing Olympics begins.