Mobile phone makers announce universal charger standard

by admin February 17, 2009 at 8:14 pm

Chicago (IL) – One charger for all mobile phones. Today at Mobile World Congress 2009 in Barcelona, Spain, several “leading mobile phone manufacturers” have announced an agreement “to produce a standardized charger for the [cell phone] industry in a move set to save time for consumers and reduce waste,” called the Universal Charging Solution (UCS) initiative.

“This is a broad agreement that will move the industry to a single, energy-efficient charger for all mobile phones,” said Michael O’Hara, marketing director for the GSM Association (GSMA).

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