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QuickTime at \"core\" of mobile networks, not handsets

updated 11:20 pm EDT, Tue October 26, 2004

QuickTime on cell networks

Apple's QuickTime won't likely be used on mobile phones in the near phone, despite pushes its competitors to have players installed on mobile handseets, according to CNET News.com: "While Apple competitors Microsoft and Real prefer to attack the burgeoning market for cell phone entertainment by having handset makers embed their media players directly into phones, Apple doesn't see the need, Cassanova said. Major cell phone carriers Verizon Wireless, Sprint, and Japan's NTT DoCoMo and KDDI that manage media for photo e-mailing and other new services. In a way, Apple's found its way into the core of cell phone carriers without having to build a single handset, primarily by selling servers to manage media on a cell phone operator's network..."




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  1. tliszt

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    Typo

    Don't you mean "near FUTURE" rather than near phone?

    Oh...and yes, GO APPLE!

  1. Nostromo

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    Use English much?

    "Apple's QuickTime won't likely be used on mobile phones in the near phone, despite pushes its competitors to have players installed on mobile handseets"

    This sentence is incomprehensible. It sounds like one of those half-assed Japanese to English translations you see on the web.

    Doesn't anyone PROOFREAD this stuff before they post it? C'mon...

  1. koolkid1976

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    So is that good or bad?

    Is it better to be only at the core? Is being in the handsets better? And should Apple be pushing to be in both?

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