Comments: 0Thursday, May 22nd 2008 - 11:07 CEST
Sony Ericsson announced that five-time Grammy Award-winning artist Usher will headline Sony Ericsson’s Walkman music phone campaigns in North America. The partnership covers the United States and Canada, in addition to more than twenty countries in Europe and will include title sponsorship rights for Usher’s North American tour later in the year. Sony Ericsson will engage in joint marketing activities with exclusive wireless operator, AT&T in the United States. Usher will discuss the details of the partnership and make a surprise announcement at a press conference at the Sony Club at the Sony Building in New York City on May 28th.
Comments: 0Tuesday, May 20th 2008 - 08:51 CEST
Nokia has donated 350,000 euros to the Finnish Red Cross to help victims of Cyclone Nargis in Myanmar. There is an urgent need in the South East Asian country for housing, and the donation will allow for the provision of thousands of temporary shelters as well as a significant amount of tools and materials to help in the rebuilding of homes. The Red Cross says that in rural parts of the country up to 95 percent of all homes were destroyed.
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Comments: 0Friday, April 11th 2008 - 09:35 CEST
Helping others by using a mobile phone changed the lives of five Samsung Mobile Phone Samaritans today. They were joined by former Olympian and NFL Great Herschel Walker as they had the opportunity of a lifetime carrying the Olympic Torch during its only U.S. stop through the streets of San Francisco.
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Comments: 0Friday, April 11th 2008 - 08:19 CEST
The chief executives of MTS of Russia, SK Telecom of Korea, Telstra of Australia, Telecom Italia and Zain, which operates in 22 countries, have all joined the board of the GSM Association, the global trade association for the mobile industry. Leonid A. Melamed of MTS, Shin-Bae Kim of SK Telecom, Solomon Trujillo of Telstra, Franco Bernabè of Telecom Italia and Dr Saad Al-Barrak of Zain join other high-level representatives of the world's leading mobile operators on the GSMA's 27-strong board.
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Comments: 0Saturday, February 16th 2008 - 20:00 CET
Sanyo announced that it has reached a definitive agreement with Kyocera Corporation (Kyocera) to transfer its mobile phone business. The definitive agreement reached today outlines the process of transferring Sanyo's mobile phone business operations to Kyocera. The business and its assets-included value have been agreed upon by both Sanyo and Kyocera at 50 billion yen. However, regarding the transfer amount, it will be calculated by subtracting the amount of outstanding debts accruing interest and adding the amount of cash and deposits to be transferred on the effective date. Therefore, the total value of the transferred business will be approximately 40 billion yen after these deductions are made.
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Comments: 0Saturday, January 26th 2008 - 00:34 CET
Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications has announced that it has signed an exclusive four year sponsorship agreement with female tennis player, Maria Sharapova, to become the company’s first global brand ambassador. The stunning and talented Russian, who turns 21 in April this year, will undertake a series of innovative new consumer brand campaigns specifically designed to engage Sony Ericsson’s core target audiences and to utilise Maria away from the tennis court. Maria Sharapova will also be working with Sony Ericsson’s design team on a range of products and accessories.
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Comments: 0Friday, January 25th 2008 - 17:12 CET
Nokia announced that Mr. Daniel R. Hesse, who was appointed as President and CEO of Sprint Nextel Corporation, has decided to resign from the Nokia Board of Directors. Mr. Hesse was a Nokia Board member since 2005. The Nokia Board currently consists of the following ten members: Jorma Ollila, Chairman, Marjorie Scardino, Vice Chairman, Georg Ehrnrooth, Lalita Gupte, Bengt Holmström, Henning Kagermann, Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo, Per Karlsson, Keijo Suila and Vesa Vainio.
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Comments: 0Wednesday, January 2nd 2008 - 16:29 CET
ReCellular processed a record 6 million phones in 2007, solidifying the company’s position as the world’s foremost collector, refurbisher, and recycler of wireless phones. “In 1991, we started with a simple mission - to create a successful business that is both socially and environmentally responsible,” says Chuck Newman, founder and CEO of ReCellular, Inc. “Today, ReCellular’s impact and success have far exceeded my expectations.”
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Comments: 0Friday, October 26th 2007 - 11:31 CEST
A couple of days ago Nokia announced the opening of the first Nokia flagship retail store in mainland of China, the only stand alone Nokia Flagship Store and the largest in the world. Five Chinese celebrities served as Nokia ambassadors at the grand opening ceremony - Hu Yan Bing, An Yu Xuan, Lian Du, VJ Li Chen and Du Cong. The Nokia Shanghai Flagship Store is equipped to provide an interactive multimedia experience with a state-of-the-art audio and video system that creates a comfortable environment. Detailed product information appears on a digital display as a consumers pick up the devices. This interactive system helps to create a convenient shopping experience by making mobile technology easy for everyone to understand.
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Comments: 0Thursday, October 18th 2007 - 22:50 CEST
Vyke Communications announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Vyke AS, has signed a global agreement with Nokia Corporation to distribute Vyke's mobile Voice over Internet Protocol service, Mobile IP. Under the terms of the agreement, Vyke Communications has licensed Nokia to distribute the mobile handset software component of the Vyke Mobile IP service.
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