Microsoft, AT&T Wireless Sign Data Deal

No. 1 software maker, Microsoft Corp., and the U.S.' No. 3 wireless telephone firm, AT&T Wireless Services Inc., on Wednesday said they formed a partnership to provide data services through wireless devices to corporations.

Under the deal, the two companies will develop and distribute Microsoft Windows operating system powered Pocket PCs, laptops and smartphones, which combine the capability of a personal digital assistant and telephone.

The companies said they plan to launch their first set of services and devices in the fourth quarter.

News source: Reuters - Microsoft, AT&T Wireless Sign Data Deal

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