Siemens Gives Up On Xelibri
May 26, 2004, 11:49 AM by (staff)
Siemens has decided to abandon its Xelibri line of fashion phones. First introduced in January 2003, the phones were designed as fashion accessories, with seasonal "collections" sold initially only through fashion boutiques and department stores. Fewer than one million Xelibri phones were sold. The company will continue to address the fashion-phone market through the Siemens brand, including a new fashion-oriented model to be announced in June.
Nokia Issues Statement On Handset Plans
Nokia today issued a statement reaffirming that it will not manufacture cell phones. "Recent news reports [claim Nokia] communicated an intention to manufacture consumer handsets out of an R&D facility in China.
FCC Doles Out More Fines Over 911 Outage
The FCC today announced more fines being levied against telecommunications providers who failed to meet their emergency call obligations during the 911 outage of April 2014. CenturyLink settled for a record fine of $16 million and Intrado Communications settled for $1.4 million.
Facebook Hopes Telecom Infra Project Will Spur Innovation
Facebook has announced the Telecom Infra Project, an initiative that it hopes will bring various telecom players together to reimagine connectivity. Facebook's initial partners in the endeavor include Intel, Nokia, Deutsche Telekom, and SK Telecom, all of which have agreed to work together to rethink networking technologies and how they might be used to push connectivity to more places around the world.
Verizon Reschedules VoLTE-Only Phones for 2016
Verizon Wireless has moved back the timeframe for deploying handsets without CDMA chipsets by two years. The company plans to debut VoLTE service by the end of 2014, but will continue to use its CDMA network for the bulk of voice calls for another two years.
Are you serious
So I won't have that new phone to match my new dolche bag....
oh wait a second... I don't care...
phones as fashion pieces???
ugh... no comment