GSM, CDMA Groups Unite for Interoperable MMS Standard
May 6, 2004, 1:58 PM by (staff)
Concluding an unusual joint effort, 3G Americas and the CDMA Development Group (CDG) today released guidelines for the implementation of inter-carrier MMS in the Americas. The primary focus is facilitating the exchange of MMS multimedia messages between CDMA and GSM customers. The guidelines cover routing, relay/server connectivity, and billing. The guidelines are targeted at all parties who may develop, manufacture, or provide MMS equipment or services.
HTC One A9: First Phone To Work on Verizon Without CDMA
HTC will sell an unlocked version of its new One A9 that can be used on Verizon's LTE network, even though the phone lacks the legacy CDMA technology found in all other Verizon phones to date. That makes the One A9 the first phone announced for use with Verizon in LTE-only mode.
Google Voice Gains New Lease On Life with Massive Overhaul
Google today introduced a wholly new version of Google Voice for Android, iOS, and the web. The calling, voicemail, and messaging platform has been overhauled from the ground up with a new design, new features, and a fresh commitment from Google to keep the service updated.
Cricket's CDMA Network Goes Dark September 15
Cricket Wireless says the vast majority of customers have transitioned away from its legacy CDMA network ahead of tomorrow's planned shutdown. AT&T has been moving Cricket customers from the older CDMA network to its own GSM-based network since it acquired the carrier several years ago.
Nextbit Delays Launch of CDMA Version of Robin
Nextbit today said the CDMA variant of its Robin smartphone won't be ready as early as hoped. The company initially thought it could get the phone out the door by February, but now believes it will need until April.
Google Hits Refresh Button on Hangouts for Android
Google today pushed out a significant update to its Hangouts messaging application for Android devices that puts it inline with the iOS app. Google overhauled Hangouts' visual appearance with material design, and improved how the app feels thanks to more fluid transitions, and better touch response.