Sprint phases out QChat phones.
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.
Sprint's first four QChat cell phones will go on sale Sunday, June 15.
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.
Qualcomm has violated a court-ordered ban on the use of patented wireless tech owned by Broadcom, a federal judge rules.
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.
A federal appeals court has affirmed that Qualcomm is infringing on two out of three Broadcom patents, and has upheld an injunction against Qualcomm.
Verizon leaks out information about the G'zOne Boulder
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.