Tuesday, October 25, 2005

SK-EarthLink Targets Mobile Launch for Spring 2006

SK-EarthLink changed its name to HELIO and announced plans to launch mobile services for young, tech-savvy consumers by spring 2006. The company is a $440 million joint venture between Korea's SK Telecom and EarthLink.

HELIO plans to leverage R&D from SK Telecom to create a constant pipeline of new, proven service platforms, systems and applications. HELIO will use existing U.S. EVDO networks under its own brand to deliver data-rich content, such as music, video and multi-player gaming. HELIO will also feature cutting-edge mobile devices built for 3G.


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