AT&T doesn't break even on iPhone subsidy until 17th month of contract; AlcaLu wins EV-DO Rev. B contract in China

> With its large subsidies to Apple, AT&T doesn't break even on iPhone accounts with high data-usage until the 17th month of a 24-month contract, according to a new report from Yankee Group. Article

> Sprint Nextel has further expanded its mobile WiMAX network coverage to 10 more U.S. markets. Article

> ­Alcatel-Lucent says that China Telecom, through its subsidiary Shanghai Telecom, successfully tested and validated Alcatel-Lucent's multicarrier EV-DO solution, based on the Rev. B standard. Article

> Bell Canada and Telus announced separately that they have both signed agreements with Apple to sell the iPhone 3G and iPhone 3GS in Canada from November. Article

> ­A server failure at Microsoft subsidiary, Danger, has almost certainly wiped out the remotely stored personal address books and data of T-Mobile USA's Sidekick users. Article

> The FCC sent Google a letter Friday afternoon probing the company's Google Voice service, two days after a group of House lawmakers pressed the commission to look into whether the service was blocking calls to certain rural areas. Article

And Finally... Bernie Madoff costumes will be popular this Halloween. Article

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