CNET has learned that the FBI has formed a Domestic Communications Assistance Center, which is tasked with developing new electronic surveillance technologies, including intercepting Internet, wireless, and VoIP communications.
Sprint phases out QChat phones.
By the end of this year, Sprint says it will start CDMA cell service with the aim of closing down iDEN cell sites by 2013.
After years of hinting iDEN was on its way out, Sprint finally announced today that it would end Nextel's IDEN network for push-to-talk service by 2013.
Though Sprint CEO Dan Hesse may think a merger with T-Mobile is likely, technology and corporate image issues should keep it from happening anytime soon.
Sprint's first four QChat cell phones will go on sale Sunday, June 15.
With Sprint's new QChat cell phones, the carrier's CDMA and iDEN customers can make push to talk calls to each other.
Sprint unveiled six new QChat phones at CTIA. These CDMA handsets can make Direct Connect calls to Nextel iDEN phones. It's a whole new generation of push-to to-talk.
It's been a slow week but we still have quite a bit of cell phone news for you. We hear that Nokia will be slowing down smartphone production, that Android updates are imminent, and that the FCC is asking Verizon some tough questions about ETF. We also ch
Sprint alters pricing and benefits for its Direct Connect push-to-talk plans.