Sierra Wireless to stop working on the Voq phone

Sierra Wireless announced today that they plan to stop working on the Voq phone. The device was originally introduced back in 2004. It features unique full size QWERTY keypad and runs Microsoft Mobile for Smartphones operating system. The company has limited success with he device and it will now seek the most effective exit, whether by divestiture or termination of the project. The company employs 319 people, of which approximately 55 have been working directly on the Voq product. The company's core business is PC Cards and Embedded modules.

VoQ main specification:

  • 900/1800/1900 or 850/1800/1900 Mhz GSM/GPRS
  • 176 x 220 pixels display
  • 200 Mhz Intel Xscale PXA262 processor
  • 48 ROM, 32 RAM with 16MB user available


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