Google, Microsoft must recruit device and chipset giants to grow TV white space market; Europeans lag Americans in shifting to a mobile mindset because of unhelpful data plans

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> Technology Business Research estimates the global telecom infrastructure services exceeded $95 billion in 2012, driven by LTE, fixed-access deployments and managed services. Release

> Google, Microsoft must recruit device and chipset giants to grow TV white space market, says Strategy Analytics. Release

> The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is considering setting aside 2 MHz in the 700 MHz band for public-safety broadband. Article

> A Danish science experiment by a group of ninth graders may have shown that Wi-Fi signals stunt plant growth. Article

> The FCC's Wireless Telecommunications Bureau reminded 700 MHz licensees of the requirement to file interim benchmark notifications of construction. Notice

> Advanced Wireless Group adds complimentary Wi-Fi service at Oakland International Airport. Release

> Europeans lag Americans in shifting to a mobile mindset because of unhelpful data plans, says Forrester Research. Article

And finally… The Scottish village of Dull, which is already twinned with Boring, Ore., has been asked to also link up with Bland in Australia. Article

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