News tagged with carrier mobility

Cell carriers to roll out 'mobile wallets' in Utah

A joint venture between three of the nation's four largest cell phone carriers will soon offer the United States' first commercially available mobile fare payment program to a public transportation system.

dateApr 06, 2011 in Telecom
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Nokia Siemens to buy Motorola wireless gear unit

(AP) -- Motorola Inc. said Monday that it is selling most of its wireless network division to Nokia Siemens Networks, a Finnish-German joint venture, for $1.2 billion as part of a planned breakup of the company.

dateJul 19, 2010 in Telecom
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T-Mobile promotion to offer free phones

(AP) -- Wireless carrier T-Mobile plans to give free phones to customers who sign up for group calling plans at its retail stores on Saturday - just days before rival At&T will start selling Apple's latest iPhone.

dateJun 15, 2010 in Telecom
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T-Mobile USA racks up prepaying subscribers

(AP) -- T-Mobile USA, the fourth-largest U.S. wireless carrier, said Thursday it gained 371,000 new customers in the fourth quarter, reversing subscriber losses in the third quarter.

dateFeb 25, 2010 in Telecom
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Network flaw causes scary Web error

(AP) -- A Georgia mother and her two daughters logged onto Facebook from mobile phones last weekend and wound up in a startling place: strangers' accounts with full access to troves of private information.

dateJan 15, 2010 in Internet
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Haiti text donations to Red Cross pass $5M (Update)

(AP) -- U.S. cell phone users have contributed more than $5 million in $10 increments to the Red Cross for Haiti disaster relief, by far the largest outpouring of support via mobile devices in history.

dateJan 14, 2010 in Other
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Guide to breaking cell phone security revealed

(AP) -- A German security expert has raised the ire of the cell phone industry after he and a group of researchers posted online a how-to guide for cracking the encryption that keeps the calls of GSM-standard cell phone users ...

dateDec 30, 2009 in Telecom
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Google sharpens aim on mobile marketing with AdMob

(AP) -- Four years ago, Omar Hamoui was just another ineffectual entrepreneur trying to spruce up his resume in graduate school. Now, he's poised to become Google Inc.'s newest weapon as the company aims to extend its dominance ...

dateDec 27, 2009 in Internet
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