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QUICKLINKS: Expect a smaller E3 this year; Nokia tests UMTS in Finland; Much more...

Rumors of E3's demise were (slightly) exaggerated. FierceGameBiz Nokia tests UMTS

Verizon Wireless takes a crack at iPod

Has Verizon begun a direct attack on the dominance of the iPod? The company announced some dramatic changes to its music download service, eliminating its subscription fees for the V Cast Music

FCC approves 168 bidders for AWS auction

The FCC Friday released a list of 168 bidders that have qualified to participate in the auction of advanced wireless services licenses that begins August 9. As expected, T-Mobile is on the list.

Cingular offers views on new A-IMS initiative

During Verizon Wireless' conference call yesterday announcing the Advanced IMS (A-IMS) initiative with five vendors, several reporters asked whether competitors might become a part of the

Verizon Wireless teams with 5 vendors on IMS initiative

Verizon Wireless has teamed with vendors Cisco, Lucent, Motorola, Nortel and Qualcomm to develop enhancements to the IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) architecture. The new group, called A-IMS for

Carriers snub search giants for mobile search

Large phone companies like Verizon and AT&T never cashed in on the proliferation of search and advertising on the Internet, because big online players like Google and Yahoo had the market

Vodafone CEO survives re-election

Arun Sarin, the embattled chief executive of Vodafone Group, survived re-election as a director, despite votes by some large institutional investors against him. Sarin has come under increasing

Verizon Wireless reports 1.8M net adds

Verizon Wireless revealed that it added 1.8 million retail subscribers in the second quarter--the eighth consecutive quarter in which the company has added more than 1.5 million retail net

ALSO NOTED: Verizon Wireless settles suit against spammer; Qualcomm moving ahead with HSUPA; and much more...

> Verizon Wireless settled a suit it brought against a spammer. Article > China will host an international forum next month

Cingular Wireless adds 1.5M subscribers

Cingular Wireless said it added more customers than analysts expected in the second quarter, signing up 1.5 million customers. Analysts expected about 1.2 million subscribers, but the operator