Ericsson, Turner sign pact on mobile services

Ericsson will collaborate with US news and entertainment producer Turner Broadcasting System to develop international mobile services, an Associated Press report said.

Under the deal, Turner's Internet, broadcast news and entertainment content will be developed for mobile multimedia environments, the report said.

The Associated Press report said Turner will provide news and entertainment material such as CNN International and programs from the Cartoon Network and Adult Swim, while Ericsson will host and deliver the content management technology.

Ericsson said the first services will be launched in Europe on February 12, bringing a new CNN Mobile service to users in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.