Infitel International N.V, (www.infitel.com) a leading provider of software
solutions for network operators and telecommunications service providers, has
hired George McCarthy as Vice President, Sales for the Americas. In this role
McCarthy will support the company's continuing international expansion and
will capitalize on the growing demand for services in the Americas.
"George brings a tremendous wealth of telecommunications industry experience
to the mission ahead," says Rene Greef, Chief Operating Officer, Infitel
International N.V. "As a focused and driven executive with a successful track
record in leading marketing, sales, business development and new product
initiatives, George's keen understanding of the future direction of telecom,
new technologies and market trends will add great value to the organization."
Prior to joining Infitel, George was Vice President... (more)
Cisco Systems has just shipped its one millionth IP telephone in Europe.
Delivery took place in Copenhagen, Denmark, and the recipient was Bankernes
EDB Central (BEC), a leading Danish technology provider to 78 banks in the
little north European kingdom.
The millionth IP phone is part of a shipment of 6,000 IP phones being
installed over the next three years, making this the single largest IP
telephony project in Denmark to date. To mark this milestone, Tim Stone, Head
of IP Communications Marketing for EMEA, Cisco Systems, awarded Leo Svendsen,
Director, BEC, with a commemorative... (more)
The widespread broadcast of television straight to handsets took a big step
forward. MobiTV, the world's first live television network for mobile phones,
will be carried over Cingular Wireless' network. Broadcasts will air on
exclusive handsets such as the breakthrough RAZR to the more affordable
Motorola V180, and soon on the Motorola V400 and V600 handsets.
Combined with its October launch on AT&T Wireless' mMode service, MobiTV has
essentially doubled its potential US subscriber base. Jim Ryan, vice
president of data product management for Cingular Wireless, said, "With
Thanks to Skype International and Boingo Wireless partnership - users will
now be able to access Skype's VoIP technology from 18,000 Wi-Fi hot spots
Skype spokesperson Kelly Larabee said that Skype Zones powered by Boingo are
geared not only toward business travellers and students but also toward any
wireless user in search of cheap international calling.
Available in coffee shops, bookstores and hotels, as well as other public
Skype Zones offer VoIP users unlimited access to Boingo's public broadband
for US$7.95 per month. Also, infrequent users can pay $2.95 ... (more)
Tira Wireless will be adding support for Microsoft Windows Mobile to the Tira
Jump Product Suite. With broad support for multiple mobile operating systems
and content types, users of the Tira Jump Product Suite will be able to
quickly adapt and manage mobile content for deployment on diverse handsets
available in the market today, the company says. The Windows Mobile platform
powers more than 100 devices available worldwide from mobile operators such
as Cingular, Orange, Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile.
The Tira Jump Product Suite enables mobile content developers and publishers
to ... (more)
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