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.

"Vodafone beats market expectations in launching the first 3G datacard service in the UK"

Ahead of its original schedule, Vodafone UK announces the launch of its Vodafone Mobile Connect 3G/GPRS datacard service for its corporate customers.  From Monday 16th February, Vodafone UK will launch Europe’s first high-speed laptop datacard with the start of targeted marketing activity to its key corporate customers.

Datacards for the time being in seven countries

Vodafone today announces the commercial launch of its 3G services in Europe. The first service from Vodafone will be the Vodafone Mobile Connect 3G/GPRS datacard, Europe’s first high speed lap top datacard.

With data rates of up to 384kbps, the Vodafone Mobile Connect 3G/GPRS datacard will enable Vodafone customers to access all their usual office applications like e-mail, calendar and internet at up to ten times the speed of GPRS. 

Companies show operators can save millions of dollars through a joint approach to user interface updates and data synchronisation

Trigenix, the mobile interface company, and Voxmobili, a multi-access software and solutions company, today announced that they are working together to provision mobile user interface content over a standard data synchronisation channel.

Anritsu  has introduced hardware and software for its MT8820C that extends the capability of the tester to support measurement of parametric data during an LTE test mode call. Capable of conducting TS36.521-1-compliant transmit and receive tests, the enhanced MT8820C can now serve as an Enhanced Node B (eNode B) signaling simulator, adding to current capability for non-signaling test. The new eNode B signaling capability enables LTE device makers to more cost-efficiently ensure the performance of their products while improving time-to-market, says Anritsu.