Fixed-Mobile Startup Dials $15.5M Collect Call

Medford, Cassimir
October 2008
Red Herring;10/7/2008, p5
Trade Publication
The article reports on the announcement by KinetoWireless, a supplier of software that helps to hands-off calls between fixed-line and mobile phone networks, that it received $15.5 million in funding from a group of investors including Motorola. According to David Lemelin, senior analyst with In-Stat, the concept of transparent hand-offs between cellular networks to Wireless-Fidelity (Wi-Fi) is something people perceive as nice to have but the issue is whether it is something people are willing to pay for.


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