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May 2, 2012

Intel Chums Up With Huawei for Oriental Style Flexible 4G Push
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Intel will set up an interoperability testing site in China, with local firm Huawei, to ensure its TD-LTE kit will work properly even if nobody seems very interested in using it. The two companies will work together on the testing site to be focused on ensuring compatibility with the Time Division Duplex variant of the LTE standard. TDD LTE will be deployed in China for 4G telephony, and U.S. operation Clearwire will be switching to the standard next year. More

4G and Apps Leading the Mobile Data Charge, as Voice Calls Drop Off
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Data is going mobile and web services are increasingly being used on phones, if you're not responding to the rise in mobile, then expect your business to plummet. These are some of the findings of Chetan Sharma's State of the Global Mobile Report. More

Nokia and Carl Zeiss Extend Camera Phone Deal
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Nokia and lens-maker Carl Zeiss agreed an exclusive deal to make high-end camera phones, and said a new top-of-the-range model would be launched this month. The companies on Wednesday said the deal will run for several years, which Nokia hopes will help it compete more effectively against other smart phones, including Apple's iPhone, which have been grabbing market share. More

4G Could Net U.K. Economy £75 Billion (US $121 billion) in 10 Years
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Britain will see "significant economic and social benefits" from the introduction of 4G LTE mobile broadband, it has been claimed. New research from Capital Economics, commissioned by Everything Everywhere — the mobile operator formed from T-Mobile and Orange, found that the introduction of 4G mobile networks has the potential to add 0.5 percent — equivalent to £7.5 billion (US $12.1 billion) per annum — to U.K. Gross Domestic Product (GDP). It argued that this boost could rack up close to £75 billion (US $121 billion) after 10 years. More

Moto Posts a Loss in Google Limbo
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Motorola Mobility reported a GAAP net loss of $86 million for its first quarter as it awaits final approvals to be acquired by Google. The handset maker shipped 8.9 million mobile devices in the quarter, including 5.1 million smartphones, headlined by the LTE RAZR MAXX. More

Wisconsin-Based Cellcom Joins Rural LTE Party
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Regional U.S. mobile operator Cellcom has announced that its LTE network has gone live in seven areas of northeast and central Wisconsin, with cell sites deployed in Green Bay, Sturgeon Bay, Appleton, Oshkosh, Wausau and parts of Oconto and Marinette Counties. Cellcom claims that additional base stations will be lit throughout 2012 as the company continues its regional 4G rollout. More

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