Siemens and Cingular will jointly support 3G IP multimedia subsystem (IMS) convergence apps (audio, video and data over computer networks). A lab will be set up at the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Huawei will build a mobile equipment factory in Venezuela with CVG.
Esteemo is a new company formed by NEC, Panasonic Mobile and Matsushita Electric to develop mobile handsets as well as a common software and hardware platform. The deal was expected for several weeks.