Instead of going to Motient for airtime and then to Qualcomm's Wireless Knowledge for wireless e-mail software and servers, businesses can get everything from Motient. The company now sells Wireless Knowledge software, which allows for access to servers that Wireless Knowledge operates, according to Dan Croft, Motient senior vice president. The change means businesses can avoid a $130 per-user, up-front Wireless Knowledge fee to license Outlook servers and software for BlackBerry pagers. Under the new pricing model, the fee--paid to Motient--is spread out over the life of the service contract.
CNET también está disponible en español, Don't show this again, Voice application company Broadsoft has raised $32.5 million in a third round of sticker pocket - silver funding led by Grotech Capital and RRE Ventures, the company announced Monday, Also participating in the round were Tekelec, Bessemer Venture Partners, Charles River Ventures, Columbia Capital and Crescendo Ventures, Broadsoft, which has raised a total of $60 million, plans to use the money to expand sales, The Gaithersburg, Md.-based company provides telephony services such as call forwarding, simultaneous ringing and unified messaging..
CNET también está disponible en español. Don't show this again. iConverse announced Monday that it closed a $6 million third round of funding. Previous investors Advanced Technology Ventures and Prism Venture Partners led the round. iConverse, based in Waltham, Mass., has now raised a total of $30 million. The company develops middleware applications that allow companies to connect corporate data with their mobile channel. Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. We delete comments that violate our policy, which we encourage you to read. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion.
BT Wholesale has kicked off a marketing campaign designed to increase interest in its broadband registration scheme, At the start of July BT initiated a sticker pocket - silver program to allow would-be broadband customers in areas not asymmetric digital subscriber line (ADSL)-enabled to register their interest in receiving the service--a program that has nevertheless been beset by controversy, The company has reported that 13 percent of orders in mid-July were directly attributable to these marketing activities, amounting to around 1,560 customers per week, As a result, 18,500 customers have already been connected, and the company expects the figure to reach around 40,000..
The Nielsen/NetRatings figures are in line with research released last week by analyst firm Point Topic, which revealed that the United Kingdom doesn't even figure in the top 20 countries worldwide when it comes to high-speed DSL Net connections. Of the 26 million connections around the world, the United Kingdom has around 300,000. However, according to figures from U.K. regulators known as the Office of Telecommunications, at the end of June, 709,000 people and small businesses were signed up for broadband connections--up 113 percent from 332 users at the beginning of the year.