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Cingular 3G Handset Launch Imminent

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Dec 15, 2005, 2:40 PM   by (staff)

Cingular today announced an upcoming streaming video service. In doing so, the company has revealed it will launch 3G handsets in the near future. Subscribers will be able to stream clips and episodes of shows, including exclusives from HBO to new phones in the near future. Manufacturers that have phones Cingular is likely to launch with, such as LG, Nokia and Samsung have all announced a Q1 2006 launch for their first US 3G phones. Update: Both the LG CU320 and Samsung ZX10 have been identified for a January launch, confirming the phones and service will arrive next month.

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CptFarlow

Dec 16, 2005, 1:48 PM

Finally

All I can say is...it's about damn time!

It took Cingular waaaaaaaayyyyyyy too long to get a 3G network... Rolling Eyes
eh im sure they just wanted to get it right the first time out the door... you watch tho... They seem to put up networks very quickly as soon as their launched. Their TDMA to GSM went VERY quickly(before the ATT merge they were done with it, then they...
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bones boy

Dec 15, 2005, 3:27 PM

Unwise?

It would be unwise for Cingular to launch or even unveil new handsets this late in the holiday shopping season

Why would it be so unwise? Since these are first-time launches, they should not take away from people buying PEBLs and RAZRs and PTT phones and stuff, they are two different markets. No?
bones boy said:
It would be unwise for Cingular to launch or even unveil new handsets this late in the holiday shopping season

Why would it be so unwise? Since these are first-time launches, they should not take away from
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bones boy said:
It would be unwise for Cingular to launch or even unveil new handsets this late in the holiday shopping season

Why would it be so unwise? Since these are first-time launches, they should not take away from
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its all about quota. they wanna push the current phones now over the holiday's instead of flooding the market with new 3g phones and taking attention away from the phones they are trying to push now.
Working for a wireless carrier as a salesperson, I do find that bringing new things out late in the 4th quarter (especially between Thanksgiving and Christmas) isn't always a wise idea because the stores are busy enough as it is for the season and flo...
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bones boy said:
Why would it be so unwise? Since these are first-time launches, they should not take away from people buying PEBLs and RAZRs and PTT phones and stuff, they are two different markets. No?

I don't see it...
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bdswan

Dec 15, 2005, 10:00 PM

Nokia??

PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE let this be referring to the N80!! Anyone have any insight?
 
 
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