Ericsson buys controlling stake in LG-Nortel; FiberTower provides backhaul for MetroPCS LTE service

> As expected, Ericsson said it will purchase Nortel Networks' stake in its networking joint venture with LG Electronics, LG-Nortel, for $242 million. The acquisition is the latest in a string of purchases Ericsson has made of bankrupt Nortel's assets. Article

> FiberTower will provide Ethernet-based backhaul for MetroPCS' LTE buildout, the two companies announced. Release

> Danish mobile network operator TDC says that it would deploy an LTE network within the next few months. However, this move is dependent upon TDC being successful in its acquisition of a licence from the government in the coming weeks. Article

> India said it is likely to earn up to $10 billion from the auction of third-generation spectrum for mobile phones and broadband services. Article

And Finally... U.S. Supreme Court justices aren't tech savvy. Article

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