A startup is giving enterprises a way to roll out one phone for use inside and outside the office without a mobile operator's help. DiVitas Networks is aiming its Mobile Convergence Appliance (MCA) and Mobile Convergence Client (MCC) at organizations that want to free employees from their desks while maintaining control of their IT infrastructure and not being tied down to one carrier.
Governments around the world are holding on to billions of dollars collected for their universal service funds that should be spent to build out telecommunications networks, an industry group said Tuesday, calling for the funds to be eliminated over the long term.
A new variant of an aggressive Russian mobile worm uses some alarming new tricks. Like its earlier relatives, Commwarrior.Q will jump onto another phone using a short-range Bluetooth wireless connection. But the worm has new traits that make it particularly aggressive and it appears to be one of the most complex pieces of mobile malware created to date.
A European Commission proposal aimed at lowering mobile international roaming costs will lead to higher local calling charges for some, a consulting company hired by a group representing mobile operators said on Thursday.