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..."