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ALSO NOTED: Motorola debuts mobile Linux platform; Hitachi teams with Alvarion; and much more...

> Verizon Wireless named Anthony Melone senior vice president and chief technical officer. Melone succeeds Dick Lynch who was named chief technology officer of Verizon Communications.

Alltel beefs up "Sales Guys" campaign

Alltel is building upon its popular "sales guys" advertising campaign with the introduction of the "Man Cave." The Man Cave is a place where a geeky group of sales associates

DEALS: FiberTower will provide backhaul for Sprint's WiMAX network

DEALS WHO WITH WHAT SCOOP Verizon Wireless Rural Cellular Verizon Wireless is acquiring RCC for $2.67BRCC's customer base is 716,000

SPOTLIGHT: Report: Google's mobile plans

The WSJ has a round-up of Google's announced and rumored mobile plans. Interesting details include: Google has invested "hundreds of millions of dollars in the cell phone project" T-Mobile

FCC 700 MHz ruling delayed

A decision on the FCC's auction rules for the much coveted 700 MHz spectrum has been delayed. The commission's open meeting, originally scheduled for 10am EST, was first pushed back by 30 minutes,

SPOTLIGHT: Private equity firms cash in on RCC deal

Three private equity firms that teamed up in April 2000 and made a $110 million investment in Rural Cellular are the big winners in yesterday's acquisition of RCC by Verizon Wireless. According to

Verizon Wireless income up, buys RCC

Verizon Wireless added 1.3 million net new subscribers during its second quarter,

Report: Google gurus "arrogant" at FCC meeting

The Washington Post has an interesting article on Google's plans for the

Poor wireless sales worsen RadioShack's Q2

RadioShack suffered another rough quarter partly because demand for mobile phones and plans fell 20 percent during its second quarter,

Verizon compromises with Google on "any device"

AT&T has already made nice with the "open access" coalition and the FCC by announcing it's ability to live with FCC chairman Kevin Martin's proposed auction rules, but until now,