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- Text Messaging: E-Mail on the Go. McDermott, Irene E. // Searcher;Oct2004, Vol. 12 Issue 9, p47
This article presents information on several Web sites which offer text messaging service or short messaging service (SMS). The Web page Cingular Wireless Send a Message allows users to send a short message to anyone with a Cingular Wireless telephone number. AT&T Wireless lets users send text...
- Text messaging appears to be success story, but no one's talking. Dano, Mike // RCR Wireless News;7/1/2002, Vol. 21 Issue 26, p19
Reports on the growth of text messaging industry in the United States. Expectations on the text messaging; Text message volume managed by Verizon Wireless daily; Dominance of AT & T Wireless in the industry.
- Southern texting conspiracy might explain Idol results. // RCR Wireless News;6/26/2006, Vol. 25 Issue 26, p26
The article focuses on the reason behind the increase in text votes received by the winners of the television program "American Idol" who came from Southern states. The show has winners from Texas and North Carolina. The Southern voters of the show might had a voting edge because Cingular...
- Cingular tests AWS devices for release, Ogo likely won't make cut. // RCR Wireless News;3/28/2005, Vol. 24 Issue 13, p5
Reports on the devices of Cingular Wireless LLC. Conduction of a test on the SMT 5600 smart phone from USTarcom Inc. for use on the network of Cingular; Plan of the company for the device; Uncertainty of the company concerning the addition of Ogo wireless messaging device of AT&T Wireless to...
- U.S. LAGS BEHIND. Elkin, Tobi // Advertising Age;12/2/2002, Vol. 73 Issue 48, p12
The article reports on the adoption of inter-carrier messaging in the United States by six providers, AT& Wireless, Cingular Wireless, Nextel, Sprint PCS, T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless. Statistics indicate that the United States lags behind those countries in Europe in terms of the usage of text...
- Balance Swings to Customer Retention. McCall, Margo // Wireless Week;1/15/2006, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p16
The article focuses on the trend in retaining existing customers and its operating cost posed for wireless communication carriers in the U.S. According to Bear Stearns analyst Phil Cusick, the trend will allow carriers to find value in farming their current base customers for additional revenue....
- Subscriber additions steer tower industry. Smith, Hilary // RCR Wireless News;2/4/2002, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p3
Deals with the effects of the network-sharing deals of AT&T Wireless Services Inc. and Cingular Wireless on cellular telephone tower industry. Details of the deals between the two wireless carriers; Information on the networks of the companies.
- Cost controls. // Consumer Reports;Feb2002, Vol. 67 Issue 2, p22
Discusses how to choose calling plans and cell phones. Comparison of cell service providers of local, regional, national and family plans, including AT&T Wireless and Cingular; Features such as Web browser and roaming lock on phones like the Samsung SPH-N200.
- Landline group says Cingular/AWS merger to cost consumers
$2.7B more annually. Weaver, Heather Forsgren // RCR Wireless News;10/4/2004, Vol. 23 Issue 40, p4
Deals with the proposed merger of Cingular Wireless LLC and AT&T Wireless Services Inc. Implications of the proposed merger on the prices of wireless and landline telephony services in the U.S.; Impact on wireless consumers.