Sony and Ericsson get loved up over mobile TV

by admin November 27, 2006 at 5:02 am

Aw, we work so well together

Sony and Ericsson are to expand their partnership beyond cell phones to provide mobile television and broadband services.

Ericsson, the Swedish telecoms equipment maker, announced the expansion of the Sony Ericsson partnership on Thursday. Per Nordlof, Ericsson’s director of product strategy and portfolio management, told Reuters: “There is a strong confidence between Ericsson and Sony after the success of the handset business and we will work to develop software that connects the gadgets in the home with the outer world.”

Sony Ericsson was a joint venture formed by the two companies in 2001 and has since become the world’s fourth-largest mobile handset maker. Last month the company announced earnings of ?¢‚Äö¬¨433m for its fiscal third quarter, up 187 per cent on the same period last year.

Full article: The Register