AT&T mobile customers to get Zynga games through 1st of a kind strategic deal

AT&T Announces Strategic Agreement With Zynga; Deal to Bring World Class Mobile Games and Customized Content to Millions of AT&T Customers
PR Newswire. Popular games such as Words with Friends and Zynga Poker, plus customized content, will be featured for download on AT&T’s shelf in Android Market later this year.

AT&T to buy T-Mobile USA from Deutsche Telekom for $39 billion

AT&T to acquire T-Mobile USA from Deutsche Telekom to resolve impending spectrum exhaust challenges in key mobile markets due to explosive demand for mobile broadband. The AT&T buyout will enhance wireless network capacity, output and quality in near term for both companies’ customers. Additionally, AT&T will expand 4G LTE deployment to an additional 46.5 million Americans, including in rural, smaller communities, for a total of 294 million or 95% of the U.S. Population. Currently AT&T provides 4G LTE service for T-Mobile USA’s 34 Million Subscribers. More than $8 billion in incremental infrastructure spend by a U.S. company over 7 years enabling nation’s high-tech industry, innovation and economic growth.

Detroit metro area gets 4G LTE from MetroPCS

MetroPCS brings first commercial 4G LTE services to Detroit offering the only mobile 4G experience with the Samsung Craft mobile smartphone. Detroit is the third U.S. city where MetroPCS is offering commercial 4G LTE service, with additional major metropolitan areas to follow later this year and into early 2011. With a state-of-the-art 4G LTE network and an advanced entertainment handset with a brilliant AMOLED screen, MetroPCS’ predictable, flexible and affordable service plans provide a compelling value to consumers while meeting their growing demand to do more with video, social networking and higher speed Internet access.

Get the HTC EVO in white from Best Buy now

Best Buy(R) offers exclusive launch of HTC EVO(TM) 4G from Sprint in White. The HTC EVO 4G in white goes on pre-sale June 18 and supposedly lands in Best Buy and Best Mobile stores July 11.

Best Buy Mobile, the mobile specialty retail unit of Best Buy Co. Inc, announced availability of HTC EVO 4G from Sprint in white, an eye-catching sibling of the HTC EVO 4G that continues to create buzz in the mobile phone marketplace which is sold out pretty much everywhere.

Motorola DEVOUR now available on Verizon Wireless Network

Motorola DEVOUR now available on Verizon Wireless Network. DEVOUR is the second Android™-powered smartphone from Motorola to run on Verizon Wireless’ 3G Network. The phone comes with MOTOBLUR, Motorola’s unique content delivery service created to make wireless phones more personal and customizable. Additional features and specifications of Motorola DEVOUR can be found by visiting http://news.vzw.com/news/2010/02/pr2010-02-02c.html.

JiWire gets $11 million in funding for mobile audience and ad growth

jiwire-logoJiWire closes $11 million in venture capital funding to expand largest mobile audience. Panorama Capital leads Series B financing to specifically fuel mobile audience and advertiser growth. Panorama Capital is joined by new investor Comcast Interactive Capital and existing investor DFJ Frontier. JiWire claims to be the first company to leverage wireles Internet as a means to advertise, with 20 million unique users and 25,000 Wi0Fi hotspots I wonder if they’ve managed to engage these visitors as customers.

MMA’s 1st cross-carrier best practices with Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile USA

Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) logoMMA brokers first ever mobile industry cross-carrier best practices with Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile USA. Four largest U.S. wireless service providers consolidate their playbooks around MMA best practices, enabling $200 million in annual efficiencies and ensuring a consistent user experience.

Vodafone to offer Opera Software mobile browser

vodafone-ukVodafone announces agreement with Opera Software to enhance mobile Internet experience on mobile devices, mobile phones and handsets. Vodafone has signed an agreement with Opera Software to develop a custom-made version of the mobile browser Opera Mini aimed at giving customers with low and mid priced handsets a high quality mobile internet experience on the go.

Vodafone UK launches Vodafone Music

Vodafone UK launches new mobile music experience “Vodafone Music.” A new, simple way to allow customers to discover and buy music anytime and anyplace. You can preview songs you’ve never heard before for free or download favorite tracks straight to their mobile phone or mobile device.

Flat-rate price plans may clog up networks for mobile operators

ABI Research logoMobile operators in the United States have begun offering their subscribers flat-rate, all-you-can-eat service pricing plans. However, these flat-rate price plans may just clog up networks for mobile operators.