Telecommunications Industry News
LG Electronics is working on what is thought to be the world's slimmest smartphone, according to a leak on the mobile technology blog, Phandroid.
Bell Mobility has begun selling the Novatel Wireless U547 device under the "Turbo Stick" brand name, potentially doubling customers' mobile data bandwidth.
Canadian cell phone operator, Bell Mobility, has doubled the theoretical maximum download speed of its HSPA wireless network to 42Mbps.
Canada's two leading cell phone carriers, Rogers Wireless and Bell Mobility, both announced this week that they are testing fourth-generation (4G) wireless technology.
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has approved a new Android-based HTC smartphone that will be able roam on both GSM and CDMA-based 3G networks.
Saskatchewan's incumbent telephone carrier, SaskTel, has activated its own '3G+' mobile broadband network, similar to those of nationwide wireless giants, Rogers, Bell, and Telus.
Taiwanese computer maker, Acer, has teamed up with Indian wireless carrier, Reliance Communications, to launch a new mobile broadband-enabled netbook computer.
Vancouver-based wireless operator, Telus Mobility, has successfully tested a new cellular technology that could double the speed of its mobile data network by early next year.
Popular product comparison magazine, Consumer Reports, announced today that it would not recommend Apple's new smartphone, the iPhone 4, due to apparent problems with the device's antenna.
Saskatchewan's dominant telecom provider, SaskTel, announced today that its 3G mobile data network will become commercially available on August 16, 2010.
Research In Motion's next BlackBerry Storm device will be equipped with fourth-generation "Long Term Evolution" wireless technology, and will be among the first smartphones to run on Verizon's 4G network, according to a report on the blog, Salomondrin, citing anonymous sources.
Calgary-based cable provider, Shaw Communications, has selected Nokia Siemens Networks to provide radio access equipment for its forthcoming mobile phone network.
Published by TeleClick Enterprises
Edited by Jeremy Maddock