Agreement for Wireless IP Telephone
NTT-ME Corp, a subsidiary of Nippon Telegraph and Telephone East Corp, and US-based Agere Systems Inc, a provider of advanced integrated circuit solutions for communications, said on July 15, 2003 that they have signed an agreement to jointly develop wireless IP telephone devices similar in shape to existing mobile handsets.
They will complete the development in January 2004 at the earliest, and NTT-ME will launch an in-building wireless IP telephone service in the first half of 2004. NTT-ME says that following the in-building service, the company is planning to add the IP telephone in its wireless LAN access service for the public. Continue >>