Sprint will be adding 4G LTE in nine additional cities in coming months

iPhone 5 and other 4G LTE supported smartphone power data users in several cities will soon enjoy a very fast smartphone data experience and benefite from all you can consume 4G LTE plans. Sprint is laying the long term building blocks to stay in the race and potentially surpass carriers such as AT&T and Verizon both of whom are saturating the US with 4g LTE networks of their own.

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.

World’s first 3G/4G Android mobile phone from Sprint and HTC, EVO™ 4G

World’s first 3G/4G Android mobile phone from Sprint and HTC, EVO™ 4G. HTC EVO 4G offers one of the most robust multimedia experiences on a wireless phone today; features Android™ 2.1, one of the industry’s largest touch-screen displays, 8.0 MP camera, HD video capture, HDMI output, Mobile Hotspot capability and HTC Sense™.

Sprint awards Motorola Services mobile IOS contract for 5th consecutive year

Sprint awards Motorola Services mobile IOS contract for 5th consecutive year. Motorola’s Intelligent Optimization Service (IOS) improves network quality and performance. Motorola’s IOS solution is a comprehensive mix of expert resource, market-leading analytical tools and a proven optimization methodology for achieving efficient and measurable improvement results in network performance. Motorola’s IOS utilizes data-reporting features generated by the network and subscribers as they use their phones. Motorola’s service virtually eliminates the need for manual resource intensive drive-testing.

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.

Opera brings full web browsing to Ford trucks and vans

Opera logoOpera brings full Web browsing to new Ford trucks and vans. Opera browser selected by Ford to bring the full Web to the world’s first broadband-capable, in-dash computer system – part of Ford Work Solutions technology package for Ford trucks and vans.

Virgin Mobile USA gets Opera Mini mobile browser for the web

Opera logoVirgin Mobile USA gets Opera Mini mobile browser for the web that allows people to surf the web on their mobile phones fast and intuitively. Opera Mini will be available as a free application download on select devices for Virgin Mobile USA prepaid customers via the VirginXL download storefront. In the future, Opera Mini will come pre-installed on selected Virgin Mobile USA handsets.

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.

Skuku and TriaGnoSys to provide roaming-free, inflight GSM calls on commercial airlines

skuku-logoSkuku teams with TriaGnoSys to provide roaming-free, inflight GSM calls / cell phone services to commercial airline passengers. By taking advantage of existing technology, including in-seat screens, seat-back phones and Internet connectivity, the new service will allow airlines to offer roaming-free voice and SMS functions to their passengers and will not require the installation of any onboard GSM equipment. Skuku is an international communications company specializing in network based telephony solutions.