KPN switches off mobile TV service; Visa, Samsung form London Olympics NFC partnership

> The Dutch operator KPN Mobile announced the closure of its DVB-H mobile TV service MobielTV  starting in June. The company blamed the failure on DVB-H not becoming a global standard. Article

> Visa and Samsung formed a partnership to deploy NFC-based m-payments in time for the London Olympics. Article

> Nokia Siemens Networks and E-Plus deployed the first base station in Germany not using an electricity from the German power grid. Article

> 3UK launched its first HSPA+ dongle, which boosts connection speeds by up to 40 per cent. Article

> Spain will auction LTE spectrum next month and looks to raise €2 billion. Article

And finally... April Fool's Day hoaxes that came true (but not all). Article