Microsoft and Flextronics to launch phone platform Peabody

Posted on Monday, Feb 14 2005 @ 12:36 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Microsoft and Flextronics announced at the 3GSM World Congress in Cannes, France that they will cooperate on a new cell phone platform dubed Peabody. This will become a customizable blueprint that would cut production costs.

Peabody runs on GSM (Global System for Mobile Communications) networks--the world's most widespread wireless standard--and GPRS (General Packet Radio Service), the data delivery arm of GSM networks.
More info at ZDNet