Swedish vendor Ericsson has doubled its lead in the mobile networking kit market according to new data from Dell’Oro, reports Reuters.
Canada’s Globe and Mail reports that Nortel Networks’ sale of key CDMA and LTE technology to Ericsson is being evaluated by Ottawa based on the balance sheet value of its assets, paving the way for the controversial deal to close without federal intervention.
LG and Sony Ericsson have unveiled devices based on Microsoft’s new Windows Mobile 6.5 operating system (OS), joining HTC in becoming some of the first vendors to back the upgraded software platform. LG’s GM750 (pictured, left) will be available from 6 October (the launch date for version 6.5).
Loss-making handset vendor Sony Ericsson yesterday announced plans to realign its brand towards a stronger entertainment profile and adopt the ‘make.believe’ brand concept currently pushed by Sony, one of the manufacturer’s parent companies.