CTIA: Motorola will be at the April show

Contrary to rumors that swept through the Web earlier this week, a CTIA spokeswoman says that Motorola will have two booths at CTIA Wireless 2009 in Las Vegas in April 1-3. One of the booths will feature the firm's M2M wireless modules.

A report earlier this week on the blog Phone Scoop said that Motorola would not be exhibiting at CTIA. In addition, the report painted a dire picture for the company that included rumors of massive layoffs coming in the company's handset division and cuts in its production line.

The beleaguered handset maker has been in a period of uncertainty since it posted a $397 million loss in the third quarter and said it would cut 3,000 jobs. Co-CEO Sanjay Jha, the head of Motorola's mobile devices business, said at the time of the earnings report that the company would focus on Android and Windows Mobile-based handsets. In December, Motorola said it would freeze U.S. pension plans, stop matching company 401(k) contributions, halt most salary increases for 2009 and cut executive pay.  

For more:
- see this article
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