FCC Says T-Mobile Getting Third 3G Phone, the Samsung t819

If two is a coincidence and three is a trend, then T-Mobile's third 3G phone, Samsung's slidin' t819, will solidify the carrier's commitment to rolling out a 3G UMTS network in the spring, delayed from the original promise of Q4 2006. This FCC leak comes on the heels of the Nokia 6263 arrival, but also after the… » 12/12/07 11:43am 12/12/07 11:43am

Qualcomm To Build Universal Super Chip for GSM 3G, EV-DO and 700MHz…

Everybody is getting into the cellphone industry's new spirit of openness. Google pushes for open networks for the 700MHz wireless network to be, Verizon answers the call with a pledge to make its network available to all technology, and now Verizon's longtime companion, Qualcomm, has unveiled a chip that will be the… » 12/03/07 1:23pm 12/03/07 1:23pm

What's In Nokia's Future? Exec Talks Symbian, GPS, WiMax and More

Mobile freaks know that Nokia is a funny company, at the same time the biggest brand in handsets worldwide, and a niche player in the American cellphone market. This week, I sat down with Bill Plummer, Nokia's North America VP of sales and channel management for Multimedia to discuss matters Nokia faces in the… » 4/27/07 3:00pm 4/27/07 3:00pm

T-Mobile's Announces 3G Data over UMTS, Late Better Than Never

Sometimes, peer pressure is good. One case: cellular data. While Sprint, Verizon, and even Cingular are already playing around with 3G speeds, T-Mobile, was stuck rocking the square EDGE/GPRS data connections that run at a little more than 100+Kbps. Until today. TMo just announced that they're finally going 3G,… » 10/09/06 7:59pm 10/09/06 7:59pm

T-Mobile Wins Large Chunks of 3G Spectrum, What Does This Means To You?

In a recent auction hosted by the FCC, T-Mobile won a large chunk of the 1700MHz and 2100Mhz band, which is used 3G data communications. T-Mobile grabbed up 120 bids covering 474 million people, which means they have multiple spectrums covering the super-urban areas, where coverage is spottier thanks to more… » 9/18/06 9:00pm 9/18/06 9:00pm