The operator will specialise in environmental data collection and water meter reading services
Advocates of the technology include Google, Orange and Vodafone
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Near-field chips ready to replace the credit card, say researchers
Orange's parent company opts for IFS' ERP solution instead
Windows Phone 7 handset supports hi-fi surround sound and is exclusive to Orange
Everything Everywhere customers can connect to Orange's mobile network if they lose signal on T-Mobile's network - and vice-versa
Move underlines growing consolidation of networks
Egypt, India and China lead UK in IT education
Mobile operator announces encryption partners, better managed VPN services and increased 3G network security
But carriers insist supporting multinational mobile working is not the nightmare it once was
EC asked to let OFT look at implications on UK competition of Orange UK/T-Mobile UK joint venture
Firm continues to dominate online app sales
Beta trial of Google Wave, and the iPhone coming to Orange and Vodafone
Revenue and customer satisfaction at risk from increasing communications complexity, says survey
Featuring the merger of T-Mobile and Orange, iPod updates and Palm Pixi launch
T-Mobile combining with Orange will create the UK's biggest mobile operator, but can they prise market share off Vodafone and O2?
The future is bright for planned combination of UK operators
Staff would move to rural areas, travel less, and be more productive, says research
Company to carry HTC Hero smartphone
First Qualcomm Snapdragon device lands on Friday
Watchdog to research connection speeds and try to overcome problem of mobile "not-spots"
Orange Business Services picks up five-year contract with travel firm and a five-year extension to chemicals manufacturer contract
Business-friendly handset aimed at on-the-move execs