19th April 2009 Archive

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Will Cisco go into the smartphone business this year?

High end users do not just want attractive smartphones, but phones that perform at least one task really well. Hence the appearance of location-optimized phones from Garmin/Asus, social networking phones from INQ and other and the host of handsets that claim to be as good a music or camera experience as a dedicated MP3 player or digital camera. All this creates higher usage and more and more data traffic, which suits the operator - and Cisco.