November 3, 2003 articles

Virgin Mobile USA passes 1M subscribers

Nov 03 2003 - 04:15 PM ET | Virgin Mobile
Virgin Mobile USA has surpassed the 1 million customer mark according to a release by the company. Although it's a far shy from the numbers that the top US carriers are pulling, Virgin Mobile USA is new--only 5 quarters of...

Treo 600 available on Cingular

Nov 03 2003 - 08:07 AM ET | Cingular, Handspring, Smartphone
The Treo 600 is now shipping from Cingular. There was some talk about a delay with the GSM model of the Treo 600, but those rumors seem to have flamed out. The smartphone costs $499 and is available today. Note:...

15 days--$2300 in SMS charges

Nov 03 2003 - 07:56 AM ET | SMS
It's no secret that SMS is popular in Asia, but this story really highlights it. A teen racked up $2300 in charges for 15 days of texting. How? Chat rooms mostly. Because of other similar cases, SIM cards that limit...