Archive for February 7th, 2008

Asia-Pacific leads way in converged-device shipment volume

Zafar Anjum02.06.2008

EXCERPT: Though Apple has not yet launched the iPhone in the region, many vendors who are successful in other parts of the world, such as RIM and Palm, have also made relatively little impact there so far in the region, the report by Canalys said.

Commenting on Apple’s entry into this market in 2007 with the iPhone, Pete Cunningham, Canalys senior analyst, said: “When you consider that it launched part way through the year, with limited operator and country coverage, and essentially just one product, Apple has shown very clearly that it can make a difference and has sent a wake-up call to the market leaders.”

Full Article HERE



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On the recommended reading list – iPhone, Android, 700 MHz — What maximizes wireless innovation? This article was written by Brough Turner, CTO at NMS Communications. 

In this article Turner discusses, among other things, the future of “Open” wireless networks, mobile Internet and the impact of Apple’s iPhone.



Here’s the real excitement, at least in the next 24 months.  The iPhone is truly a break through device, if nothing else it’s the first mobile Internet browser that really works.  Every other handset vendor has embraced iPhone concepts and is scrambling to bring out their own next generation devices.”

Full article > HERE

brough.jpg Note: Brough Turner will be moderating a panel “Wireless Innovation, with or without operators.” At the Emerging Communications Conference eComm 2008, in Mountain View (Silicon Valley) March 14, 2008.


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AT&T plans major 3G expansion ahead of second-gen iPhone

By Katie Marsal

Excerpt: AT&T said Wednesday it plans a major expansion of its wireless network during the 2008 calendar year, including the deployment of third-generation (3G) wireless broadband service to more than 80 additional cities in the United States through the course of the year. 

Full article at AppleInsider > HERE


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