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Mobile Televion Trial Launching in Washington DC This Summer

A consumer test of mobile TV broadcasts is scheduled to launch this summer in Washington, D.C. Another trial of similar technology is scheduled to appear in both Atlanta and Seattle in the coming weeks. This, on top of a trial that launched in Raleigh, N.C. a short while ago.

The technology (mobile bandwidth, mobile handsets and the like) has been available to bring video and movies to mobile…

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Added by Dan Kusnetzky on April 21, 2009 at 8:32am — No Comments

T-Mobile Joins the Move to Lower Plan Pricing

T-Mobile has joined the move to reduce program pricing (see Unlimited Plan Price War Developing - Virgin Mobile Announces $50 per Month Plan. Here are the changes we've noticed:

  • T-Mobile's Family myFaves plans have been changed. Now the top two subscription programs have…
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Added by Dan Kusnetzky on April 16, 2009 at 11:05am — No Comments

Unlimited Plan Price War Developing - Virgin Mobile Announces $50 per Month Plan

MetroPCS Communications and Leap Wireless started the price war by offering customers an unlimited prepaid service in limited areas for between $35 to $50 per month. In January 2009, Sprint Nextel responded with a $50 unlimited plan under its own prepaid brand, Boost Mobile. It appears that it's Virgin Mobile USA's turn to lower its prices.



Virgin Mobile USA Inc. is dropping the price of their unlimited service plan from $80 per month to $50



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Added by Dan Kusnetzky on April 13, 2009 at 6:30am — No Comments

Will People be Forced to Purchase a new Phone to Get Windows Mobile 6.5?

I read an interesting article, Windows Mobile Users Complain About Upgrade Policy, by Nancy Gohring of IDG News Service. It appears that Microsoft's facing another challenge brought on by its own business model. Even though Windows Mobile 6.5 was launched a while ago and quite a few of today's mobile devices could use that software, the upgrade…

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Added by Dan Kusnetzky on April 9, 2009 at 8:01am — No Comments

T-Mobile Planning to Launch Herd of Google Android-Based Devices for the Home - Who Cares?

I came across an article by Ashlee Vance in the New York Times this morning, T-Mobile to Use Google Software in Devices for Home. I've enjoyed reading Ms. Vance's articles and thought this would would be of interest to you as well.

While it is interesting that T-Mobile is hoping to heard a…

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Added by Dan Kusnetzky on April 6, 2009 at 7:51am — No Comments

AT&T opens beta for its application store

AT&T just announced the launch of a beta test for it's AT&T Apps (www.att.com/appsbeta). This beta test is designed to give developers the opportunity to let AT&T customers try out applications and then give the developer feedback. The company reached out to developers at CTIA Wireless 2009 hoping that they would take up the gauntlet and try out the store.

Unlike supplier focused application stores, such as Apples iTunes App Store,…

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Added by Dan Kusnetzky on April 2, 2009 at 12:48pm — No Comments

RIM launches Blackberry App World at CTIA 2009 in Las Vegas

RIM has thrown it's phone, oops, its hat in the ring for application stores by launching Blackberry App World at the CTIA 2009 event that's being held in Las Vegas. Here's what they have to say about Blackberry App World:



Research In Motion (RIM) (Nasdaq: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today launches BlackBerry App World™, a new on-device application store for BlackBerry smartphones. At launch, BlackBerry App World brings together a broad mix of personal and business applications for users to… Continue

Added by Dan Kusnetzky on April 1, 2009 at 4:14pm — No Comments


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