Motorola: Happy Birthday it is the 35th anniversary of the first cellular phone call (3rd April 1973).
Videocon (India) has expressed interest in Motorola' s mobile phone unit. Videocon is already manufacturing consumer electronics and home appliances. It also owns mobile phone licenses for 22 circles in India and a retail network of about 1,000 stores.
Nortel updates its R&D strategy, concentrating certain skill sets in 15 R&D sites around the world: 2 full-service centers, 9 centers of excellence and 4 specialty sites. It hopes the new structure would help cut costs to 15% of revenues.
Sonus claims its mobileEdge node can substantially cut investments in mobile switching and nodes.
Acme is expanding its SBC product line (session border control) into a new SIP-based approach.
ALU announced that its 9900 Wireless Network Guardian (WNG) was selected as the winner of CTIA WIRELESS 2008 E-tech Awards as best product. It launched the MDR 8000 Release 2 of its long-haul microwave solution, and its 9500 Microwave Packet Radio (MPR) for the US market. ALU introduces CDMA2000 1xEV-DO Revision B capabilities at CTI. Genband' s G9 media gateway will be integrated in ALU' s portfolio.
Samsung introduces several new mobile phone models, focused on multimedia (F400), GPS (G810), business (M110, i780 and D880).
LG is looking to adopt Google's Android mobile OS for its 3G mobile data services.
Motorola extended the reach reach of its Canopy line with the launch of its 400 Series of access points and subscriber modules in the 5.4GHz spectrum.
ZTE will use Beceem' s BCS200 Mobile WiMAX Wave 2 chipset into its WiMAX portfolio. In a separate announcement, it said ZTE USA and Brightpoint North America have signed a distribution sales agreement.
Cisco / Linksys announced the launch of the WRTU54G wireless broadband router supporting UMA services.
ALU and ICO announce partnership on national DVB-SH mobile TV service.
Nokia launches four new models to target emerging markets. It announced that it now controls almost 99% of issued Trolltech shares.
Cisco has fixed five vulnerabilities in its IOS software.
Juniper Networks has announced the immediate availability of the EX-series Ethernet switches.
Ericsson has launched its first LTE-capable mobile phone platform - the M700.
Tellabs is discontinuing current GPON activities focused on Verizon for economic reasons.