Global Spat Brews At 3GSM
- Reference designs unlikely to simplify phone making. Omatseye, Sam // RCR Wireless News;3/4/2002, Vol. 21 Issue 9, p3
Focuses on the pursuit of wireless device manufacturers to reference designs for handsets to simplify telephone making. Action taken by Microsoft Corp. and Nokia Corp.; Comments from Andy Fuertes, director of technologies at Allied Business Intelligence.
- The 'open standard' oxymoron. Omatseye, Sam // RCR Wireless News;3/11/2002, Vol. 21 Issue 10, p3
Discusses the efforts of major computer software and cellular telephone services companies to create an open standard for wireless communication industry. Efforts of Nokia Corp. and Microsoft Corp. to create an open standard for the industry; Information on the companies which formed a...
- The phoney war. Gliddon, Joshua // Bulletin with Newsweek;9/3/2002, Vol. 120 Issue 6340, p62
Focuses on the debate between Microsoft Corp. and mobile phone companies over the control of wireless devices in Australia. Promotion of the Symbian operating system by mobile phone companies; Knowledge of Microsoft in Windows systems; Goal of Nokia Corp. and Ericsson company to eliminate...
- Study: New entrants won't shake traditional handset vendors' position. // RCR Wireless News;11/4/2002, Vol. 21 Issue 44, p34
Reports news on the wireless communications industry in New Jersey as of November 2002. Performance of Microsoft Corp. in the market for mobile phone software; Effort of Nokia Corp. and Motorola Inc. to compete in the market.
- Nokia supports one data protocol. // RCR;06/30/97, Vol. 16 Issue 26, p29
Focuses on the announcement by Nokia Corporation that it supports a proposed consolidation of wireless data technologies into a license-free and platform-independent protocol. Purpose of the Wireless Application Protocol; Aim of the protocol according to senior vice president for wireless data...
- Obstacles remain for Bluetooth. Nobel, Carmen // PC Week;11/22/99, Vol. 16 Issue 47, p10
Focuses on the Bluetooth wireless communications standard as of November 22, 1999. Details of the standard; Importance of Microsoft Corp.'s support for the standard.
- OPEN, REDEFINED. Vittore, Vince // Telephony;11/19/2001, Vol. 241 Issue 21, p26
Comments on the announcement of Nokia to lead the creation of open standards for mobile devices. Disadvantage of excluding Qualcomm and Microsoft in the creation of open standards; Importance of tackling the issue of momentum in the wireless data market to efforts to create open standards;...
- New wireless spec aims to ease. Collora, Salvatore // PC Week;05/26/97, Vol. 14 Issue 21, p124
Reports on the narrowband socket (NBS) specification for wireless networks, which was jointly developed by Intel Corp. and Nokia Consumer Electronics. Hope that the standard will lead to an explosion in the use of wireless networks; Features of the specification; Question of third-party support...
- Technologies will bring PCs closer to mobile users. Santoni, Andy // InfoWorld;05/05/97, Vol. 19 Issue 18, p44
Details initiatives being supported by Intel and Nokia which promise closer links between computers and wireless products. Includes Nokia's Narrowband Socket (NBS) and Smart Messaging technologies; Infrared Data Association's IRDA Telecom standard.