The CDMA Development Group (CDG) says seven suppliers are offering CDMA2000 handsets for $40 or less in developing markets. It predicts another 30 low-cost phones will be become commercially available this year.

Hong Kong Broadband and M1 have signed an MoU to jointly participate in Singapore's next-gen National Broadband Network (NBN) project.

Fifteen European operators and content providers have signed a framework agreement for "safe mobile use" by children. The agreement is a voluntary arrangement intended to cover access control mechanisms, classification of commercial content, illegal content as well as educating younger mobile users.

UTStarcom has won a three-year contract for India's first commercial IPTV deployment. UTStarcom and partner AKSH Optifibre will supply its RollingStream solution to MTNL.

ZTE plans to launch the world's fastest HSUPA data card at 3GSM this week. The MF362 card, scheduled to ship in Q2, is a HSDPA/HSUPA card supporting 2 Mbps uplink and 7.2 Mbps downlink.