Samsung and LG are working together to develop and promote a North American mobile digital TV standard.
ALU Bell Labs and NTT Photonics Labs have signed a collaborative agreement focusing on optical packet switching technologies.
ALU and Reliance Comms have formed a JV to offer managed network services worldwide to telcos.
RIM launches a new annual developer conference, The BlackBerry Developer Conference, to focus on building powerful, world-class applications on the BlackBerry platform. It also plans to launch a touch-screen BlackBerry in response to Apple’s popular iPhone.
Huawei plans to set up a 3G R&D center in Nanjing, China. The project would cost around $415m.
HP will pay about $14bn in cash to buy EDS.
Opera Software announced Mini 4.1, the latest version of its mobile browser Opera Mini.
Qualcomm has demonstrated it is possible to support several mobile TV standards (MediaFlo, ISDB-TB and ISTB-T One-Seg) on a single multi-mode handset.
NSN and mobilkom Austria have demonstrated the world' s fastest HSPA data call at 10Mbit/s.