Two international wireless giants have finally called a truce in their bitter standards war. Swedish firm Ericsson, following a two-year dispute, announced it would share cellular technology with rival Qualcomm. The companies, in working together, may just help push the industry in the right direction toward a global standard for next-generation mobile phones.
Wireless pact first step to global standard
news analysis The wireless standards deal between Qualcomm and Ericsson should smooth the path to a global standard for mobile phones, but the industry as a whole still must iron out a couple of rough patches.
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