CDMA

Verizon Acquires Ramcell

Hey do you live on Kentucky or Oregon like Peter did? Oh you don’t? Well then this won’t really concern you, but it’s worth a mention because Peter will chase me with a broom if I do

Verizon Wireless Goes Rural

Today Verizon Wireless announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Rural Cellular Corporation to further enhance the Verizon Wireless’ network coverage in markets adjacent to its exis

CDMA Gains Share

CDMA2000 dominates the North American 3G wireless telecommunications market. That’s the official word form the CDMA Development Group (CDG), which announced that there are more than 135 million 3G s

Koreans Make the Best Entertainment Phones

A new report on mobile entertainment devices suggests that LG and Samsung make the best entertainment phones in the United States. This report by Parks Associates has the Korean powerhouses out on top

QUALCOMM Unveils New 3G Handsets with 65-namometer Chipsets

Three new handsets using the newest 65-nanometer (nm) chipsets are now commercially available, and more than 40 additional models using this new technology will be released from QUALCOMM this year. Th

BitPim Hits Version 1.0: Use It To Add Wacky Ring Tones and Modify Other Cellphone Data

Here’s a smart little piece of open source software to start your Wednesday. BitPim is used to modify CDMA cellphone data—you know, things like ring tones, wallpaper, address books, alert

Legacy Mobile Switching Vendors Will Remain Vibrant

A new report from Visant Strategies finds that the market for legacy mobile switching vendors will remain strong, even as there is a move to I/P-based switching. The report suggests the continued depl

BlackBerry 8830 Lands on Verizon Wireless Today

Amazing. The BlackBerry 8830, which works on both CDMA and GSM networks, is now available on Verizon Wireless, as per the rumors. It is, after all, a BlackBerry, so you can expect and look forward to

Motorola RAZR2 Spec'd Out

The RAZR2 V8 is geared toward entertainment and it sports the necessary accoutrements to get the job done. The second generation RAZR keeps the slim and sleek form factor of its predecessor with a sta

Really Hot Skype Software For Your Blackberry

IM+ from SHAPE Services is about to make Blackberry owners cry out with pure glee. This client lets you IM and talk to Skype friends on the cheap. For $25 you get the ability to make calls not over Wi

Verizon Officially Announces Blackberry 8830

Been drooling over the Blackberry 8800 lately? Have no fear, kind Verizon user, as you’ll soon be getting your paws on the 8830 very, very soon. Verizon has officially announced that RIM’s

Samsung SCH-i760 Gets FCC Approval

Those of you with Verizon should stop, take a moment, and gander at the next phone you might be getting: the Samsung SCH-i760. With a design that looks like an HTC phone had sex with a Blackjack and f

HTC Goes CDMA, GSM Not SOL, We P&L, From CTIA

One thing the GSM camp in America has always had over the CDMA camp was smartphones: there were simply more of them. This was largely due to one manufacturer, HTC, who’s Windows Mobile-base smar

LG Announces Coupla' CDMA Clams

With CTIA in full effect and John full of Captain Morgan, phones are being released and announced every few seconds it seems. The latest batch includes two new LG clamshell-style phones: the VX-8700 a

Sprint Goes Bi with Dual Network Handsets, Plans

Though it’s been something available on the QT for awhile, Sprint today has officialized its CDMA + iDEN hardware, merging the wireless provider’s own network with forever-ago purchased Ne

W531 Dual-Class Phone Makes Its Way to Sprint

GSM is used by most of the world as a standard for cellular communications. Sprint and Verizon have traditionally poo-pooed the idea of being compatible. After all, the phones are locked to the provid