stories about Telcos

Mobile connections in India to grow 27% in 2010: research

The market for mobile communications continues to grow apace with latest research forecasting a growth of 27.3% in the Indian market in 2010. Market research analysts, Gartner, believes mobile connections in India will exceed 660million by the end of the year due to the arrival of new telcos into the market, which has resulted in […]

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Samsung launches world’s first smartphone with built-in LED projector

Smartphones are already replacing a range of portable devices but it now appears you can add “data projector” to the list with the release of Samsung’s latest model. Called the Galaxy Beam, the new smartphone is claimed to be the world’s first to incorporate an LED data projector. Singapore telco StarHub will be the first […]

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Optus shows it can hit 50Mbps downloads with Sydney LTE demo

Telco giant Optus, along with its technology partner, Nokia Siemens Networks, today announced it had successfully demoed new LTE (long-term evolution) on the 2100MHz spectrum. The two companies using just 10MHz of bandwidth in the spectrum were able to achieve up to 50Mbps downloads and 20Mbps uploads using pre-release USB LTE dongles. The tests were […]

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HTC Wildfire gets exclusive treatment with Telstra

Smartphone company HTC today announced that its next hot-property phone, the Wildfire, will launch in Australia in August and exclusively with telco giant Telstra. The Wildfire is a simpler version of the Desire built around Google’s Android 2.1 (Eclair) operating system with a 3.2-inch capacitive touchscreen LCD panel but with only 240×320-pixel resolution. It supports […]

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Renesas Electronics to buy up Nokia’s wireless modem business

Japan’s Renesas Electronics Corporation has entered into agreement to pick up Nokia’s wireless modem business in a deal that sees the two companies forming a strategic alliance to further long-term research into future radio technologies. The alliance will see both companies aim at delivering technology in HSPA+ (evolved high-speed packet access) and LTE (long-term evolution) […]

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