formed partnerships with
to provide data applications to Nextel customers mainly in the transportation, delivery and warehousing industries.
The partnerships will allow Nextel wireless customers to access various data applications through Nextel's Online Plus Web browsing service. The services will allow customers to send and receive information and data through Nextel wireless phones.
Nextel also announced a deal with
SNAZ Commerce Solutions
, a wireless Internet commerce provider, that will allow Nextel users to search for merchandise and buy items directly from their wireless phones.
Shares of Nextel were recently down $2.50, or 6.5%, to $36 in