ALSO NOTED: Alcatel Shanghai Bell, Datang get more TD-SCDMA deployments; FCC approves T-Mobile's first 3G phone; and much more.

> Alcatel-Lucent's Chinese flagship company, Alcatel Shanghai Bell, and Datang Mobile Communications Equipment have announced they will deploy half of the TD-SCDMA expansion project China Network Communications is launching in the coastal city of Qingdao, Shandong Province. Article

> The FCC approved T-Mobile's first 3G phone. Article

> Orange Switzerland says that it has expanded its HSDPA coverage to include the cities of Lugano, Geneva and Zurich. Article

> The WiMAX Forum opened an office in Brazil. Article

> WiMAX technology could become a backhaul solution for metropolitan WiFi networks, according to a new report from IMS Research. Article (sub. req.)

And Finally... A UCLA student has Paris Hilton's old cell phone number. She's getting a lot of late-night text messages. Article