LinuxInsider: Uphill Road for Linux Cell Phones
Jan 11, 2007, 18:30 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jack M. Germain)
"U.S. consumers may have a considerable wait for Linux cell
phones. Product features could be lacking at first, and U.S. phone
carriers do not appear to be ready to offer Linux handheld
"There is no question that Linux can be put on handsets,
according to John Doyle, vice president of business development for
Communigate. The problem lies in the infrastructure Free Download -
Look Who's Driving the Next Generation of e-Commerce outside Asian
markets, he said. The mobile handheld space is getting very mature.
For instance, connection rates are often ten times faster in Asia
than in the U.S.
""Carriers have to look at the kind of services to offer that
would produce revenue. We are starting to see new technologies like
Ajax and very rich color screens and more complex phones," he