Tecnomen is introducing its NGM Video Mail service at
3GSM World Congress. This service allows video callers to
leave video messages for one another when the recipient
is busy, not replying or unavailable.

The basic functionality of Video Mail service is very
similar to Voice Mail. The unanswered call is forwarded
to the Video Mail service and the caller sees the
subscriber's personalised video greeting and can leave a
video message. However, advanced services and
capabilities, such as personalisation, enhance its
usability beyond traditional messaging.

EDGE capability to cover the most important cities of Romani

Alcatel and Orange Romania, the incumbent mobile operator, announced that they activated today the EDGE (Enhanced Data rate for GSM Evolution) capability natively embedded in Alcatel's Evolium radio access solution. This EDGE capability will cover the most important cities of Romania.

Remedy for growing mobile-to-mobile and mobile-to-machine traffic


With short messaging services (SMS) continuing a phenomenal growth pattern in Europe, operators are searching for solutions to handle the increased traffic this communication medium produces.

Product set will accelerate A2P service growth for mobile operators

Anam, a leading developer of messaging technology today provided the growing Application-to-Person (A2P) MMS market a boost, with the launch of a new product, Eclipse MMS Direct, that will allow operators to rapidly grow their MMS traffic.

A new service from TextView in Malta turns mobile phones into TVs where Teletext pages from Ceefax and Aertel can be browsed on the move. The speed of the GPRS network means that they are also delivered faster than to a TV.

Launches Spinnerchip1.1

The timeline for commercial realization of UMTS-capable wireless devices has been significantly shortened with the launch of Zyray Wireless’ SPINNERchip 1.1 add-on WCDMA baseband processor.  SPINNERchip enables device manufacturers to develop single-mode WCDMA, dual-mode GSM/GPRS & WCDMA and multi-mode GSM/GPRS, EDGE & WCDMA devices in a low risk, cost effective and time efficient manner.  A time line of 6 months from project start to Interoperability Testing (IOT) and less than one year to mass production is achievable.

Redknee conducts market validation on Synaxis OSA/Parlay and Web Services/Parlay X Solution with Telefonica Moviles Espana

Redknee Inc has announced the ongoing assessment of an OSA/Parlay and Web Services/Parlay X Solution to Spain's Telefónica Móviles España which shall be utilised to evaluate an advanced service delivery framework.

Spirent's ULTS system enables comprehensive interoperability testing of A-GPS GSM handsets

Spirent Communications has announced a significant enhancement to its UMTS Location Test System (ULTS) for the testing of GSM and WCDMA mobiles incorporating Assisted GPS (A-GPS).

GPS Leader Delivers Comprehensive Solution to Ease LBS Deployment in Wireless Carrier Networks

SiRF Technology, a supplier of GPS semiconductor and software solutions, today introduced a trio of new location products and technologies that break key barriers to making location awareness an integral part of mainstream mobile devices. 

iAnywhere Solutions, a subsidiary of Sybase, has announced the availability of the free M-Business Anywhere Developer Edition, which enables developers to deliver Web-based content and applications to PDAs with minimal recoding. In addition, the company unveiled new integration with SQL Anywhere Studio, enabling developers to leverage the market-leading mobile database to create data-driven Web-based mobile applications.

ProQuent ACCESS Mobile enables network operators to filter out and control access to inappropriate, indecent and offensive content

ProQuent Systems, provider of intelligent mobile data infrastructure, today announced the launch of ProQuent ACCESS (Authorized Content Control & Electronic Subject Screening) Mobile.

The solution will enable mobile operators, for the first time, to manage and monitor content sent or accessed over their network without any degradation in network performance.

In January 2004, UK mobile network operators Vodafone, Orange, T-Mobile, Virgin Mobile, O2 and 3 signed up to a Code of Practice that governs the way content is classified and made available to customers.

Alcatel and Orascom Telecom announced today the launch of the first commercial GSM network in the Central region of Iraq including Baghdad. The contract is part of the Global Frame Agreement signed between Orascom Telecom and Alcatel,  further enhancing their ongoing relationship in the Middle East and Africa.

VoluBill, the leading provider of data services charging software for mobile operators, today announced that it has extended the capability of its Dialog Control and Charging Platform (D2CP) to encompass Push To Talk (PTT) technology in readiness for mobile operators' plans to roll out services in Europe and Asia in 2004.  VoluBill is proud to introduce this capability in partnership with IndTeleSoft, a leading provider of mobile SIP solutions.

Vendors set up $100 million joint venture to develop and promote the 3G technology

To mark the official start of the joint activities for 3G/TD-SCDMA mobile communication technology, Siemens Information and Communication Mobile (Siemens mobile) and Huawei Technologies have signed a contract for the formation of the joint venture.