Czech Republic could get fourth operator; Huawei takes LTE lead

> The Czech telecommunications regulator plans to reserve spectrum for a fourth operator in an upcoming LTE spectrum auction despite protests by incumbents. Article

> A Vienna court found four people guilty of cheating Telekom Austria out of €600,000 ($795,000). Article

> Kabel Deutschland, which is in the process of being acquired by Vodafone, reported fiscal first-quarter earnings that missed analysts' estimates. Article

> Portugal Telecom (PT) posted a higher-than-expected second quarter net profit thanks to a €310 million gain from the sale of a stake in Macau operator CTM. Article

> Huawei and Ericsson are dominating the LTE vendor market, with Huawei accounting for 40 per cent of network contract awards and Ericsson for 34 per cent, according to latest figures from Informa Telecoms & Media. Article

And finally… See the first stage of actor Robert Downey Jr.'s ad campaign for HTC. Article