Forecasts On the Run
- There's Snow In My Phone. Rothman, Wilson // Time;1/12/2004, Vol. 163 Issue 2, p81
Reports on new programs that allow cellular phone users to access weather data on their cell phones. Comparison of services provided by AccuWeather and the Weather Channel; Features provided by Weathernews; Options available from each service.
- Weather Channel launches video service with Sprint PCS. // RCR Wireless News;3/21/2005, Vol. 24 Issue 12, p18
Reports on the launch of a video service for mobile handsets by Weather Channel which will be available through the basic video offering of Sprint TV. Coverage of the video service; Advantages.
- GAIT Phones Could Ease Migration Woes. Mendez-Wilson, Deborah // Wireless Week;4/8/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 14, p20
Reports on the introduction of global systems for mobile communications ANSI 136-Interoperability Team (GAIT) mobile telephones at the Computer Technology Industry Association Wireless 2002 in Orlando, Florida. Benefits of the GAIT technology; Capabilities of the mobile telephones; Remarks from...
- High-priced air. // Telephony;05/08/2000, Vol. 238 Issue 19, p18
Reports on the actions taken by European government and wireless carriers in response to the universal mobile telephone service (UMTS) auction in Great Britain. Implications of the sales of UMTS; Information on the bidders involved in the auction.
- Raiders of the Local Loop. Shultz, Paul // Rural Telecommunications;Jul/Aug99, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p14
Forecasts on the monopoly of wireless communication worldwide. Number of wireless subscribers in the United States during the boom of wireless technology; Number of wireless subscribers worldwide by the year 2010; Price factor; Uses of wireless service; Speed factor; Diversity. INSET: A SECOND...
- Top 20. // RCR Wireless News;12/24/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 52, p16
Presents statistics in the wireless communications industry in the United States as of December 24, 2001. Total number of cellular subscribers of wireless companies; Estimated number of subscribers in individual states.
- Smaller, lighter, stronger. Beckman, Kristen // RCR Wireless News;5/7/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 19, p16
Reflects on the evolution of cellular telephones from 1950 to 2001. Description of the different types of cellular telephones; Highlights of the history of cellular telephones; Social relevance of the cellular telephone developments.
- SMALL, SMART CALLERS. Kirschner, Suzanne Kantra // Popular Science;Jul2001, Vol. 259 Issue 1, p46
Introduces several hybrid personal digital assistant-cellular phones. Description of Samsung SPH-1300; Motorola Accompli 008; LG Infocomm LG-TM910; Features of the hybrid cellular phones.
- The Art of Killing Time Online. Thuresson, Michael; Metzler, Jon // J@pan Inc.;Feb2003, Issue 40, p34
Discusses the actions that should be taken by U.S.-based cellular telephone service companies to replicate the popularity of downloadable wireless entertainment in Japan. Means to entice people to use entertainment applications; Strategy used by Verizon Wireless to draw attention to its...