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Is Microsoft stopping MP3s on Verizon phones?

PCS Intel is claiming that if Verizon customers sign up for the company's recently announced V Cast music-download program, they won't be able to play MP3s on their phones. That's because the

Millions of mobile users resist E911 switch

According to the FCC, no major US carrier has yet to meet the December 31, 2005 deadline for having 95 percent of its subscribers on E911-compliant handsets. The E911 technology allows first

ALSO NOTED: Symbol's 'rugged' enterprise handheld; Verizon Wireless selects WiderThan for VCast Music; and much more...

> Symbol Technologies unveiled its rugged MC70 Windows Mobile 5.0 PDA. The device is nearly indestructible and works as a voice device on cellular and 802.11a/b/g networks, while supporting

Verizon Wireless announces full-track music-download service

As expected, Verizon Wireless said it is launching VCast Music, a comprehensive music service that delivers tunes to both Windows XP PCs and mobile phones via Verizon's new music store. More than

SPOTLIGHT: Kargo announces U.S. Web site for mobile content

The direct-to-consumer market for mobile content is heating up as mobile content distributor Kargo announced what it calls the largest U.S. Web site for mobile content, FeverMobile.com. Designed

MediaFLO, DVB-H backers make noise

Not surprisingly, QUALCOMM and Crown Castle are making noise about their perspective mobile TV networks, MediaFLO and DVB-H, at this week's CES. QUALCOMM, which has Verizon Wireless as a customer,

Editor's Corner

Welcome back from the holidays. FierceWireless is kicking off 2006 with our predictions for the Top Trends of 2006 in this special issue. Though five years late in the hype cycle, 2005

MVNOs will spur wireless market segmentation

The success story of Virgin Mobile has shown the wireless industry that any company with a strong brand and solid marketing can post impressive subscriber growth and generate real revenues through

ALSO NOTED: QUALCOMM and KDDI look into mobile TV; Nextel Partners bought for $6.5M; and much more...

> QUALCOMM and KDDI team up to explore a possible mobile TV business. Article > Sprint Nextel buys Nextel partners for $6.5

Verizon and Warner Bros. set wireless content deal

Verizon Wireless has reached a wireless content deal with Warner Bros. Scenes and trailers from the WB Network shows "Everwood," "Gilmore Girls," "Smallville" and "Supernatural" will be available