The ETSI standards body has put off a vote on the next-generation SIM card standard for at least a month, a move welcomed by Nokia, which has threatened to pull its patents if Apple gets its way
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The GSM Association's director of technology, Dan Warren, demonstrates Voice-over-LTE, the IP-based voice- and video-calling technology that is likely to dominate once 4G is the norm
Nokia is dragging Apple to court over wireless patents. This exposes IP law on the verge of failure
It may have had its share of teething pains, but medical clinic chain Medi 7 has used its VoIP and open source Asterisk PABX rollout to improve call routing and slash thousands of dollars in telecommunications costs.
ZDNet UK examines the likely trends at this year's mobile extravaganza
GSM Association says your mobile phone would make the perfect credit card, car key and concert ticket but future direction is unclear
If you can't stand the heat, get out of the server room - unless you're a one-eyed fascist with a fondness for photography, spacecsuits, funny names and Ubuntu, in which case the Diary awaits
Despite some handset compatibility and call quality issues in our tests, Cicero Networks' softphone could prove valuable for mobile professionals with Wi-Fi-equipped Windows Mobile smartphones.
Cicero Networks' softphone provides access to VoIP services over Wi-Fi and GSM networks from a single dialler. When seamless roaming between Wi-Fi and GSM is implemented, CiceroPhone should prove very useful. However, a Wi-Fi-equipped Windows Mobile smartphone may be a more convenient platform than a handheld.
3G3G refers to a group of third-generation mobile IP telephony standards, based on work done by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU). W-CDMA, also known as UMTS, tends to be predominant in countries where GSM networks are used (mainly in Europe), while in the US and Asia, plain CDMA (without the W-) reigns.
GSM base stations and community wireless broadband networks could make excellent bedfellows
Only 12.1 percent of all European Web users currently buy products online, stated a survey published on Thursday by market researcher International Data Corp.
Lucent Technologies yesterday made a major push to become a big player in Internet Protocol networks, announcing both an IP switch and its first customer, MCI Communications. The move is Lucent's boldest to date in competing with data giant Cisco and telecommunications rivals such as Northern Telecom.
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