Huawei awarded LTE contract in Hong Kong; Cox Wireless expands 3G service

 > China's Huawei Technologies has been awarded a contract to build an LTE network for Hong Kong mobile operators Hutchison (3) and PCCW via their 50/50 joint venture Genius Brand. Article

> Cox Wireless is expanding its service to Roanoke and Northern Virginia. The company plans to launch wireless service in more than 50 percent of its footprint by year-end.  Release

> Russia's OJSC Mobile TeleSystems and Alcatel-Lucent announced the modernization of MTS transport infrastructure by deploying a mobile IP network. Release

> The Obama administration is leading a global effort to deploy "shadow" Internet and mobile phone systems that dissidents can use to undermine repressive governments that seek to silence them by censoring or shutting down telecommunications networks. Article

And Finally... Three Massachusetts men are facing masked armed robbery  charges after police say they robbed a Dunkin' Donuts with knives and a hatchet and only ended up with a bag of doughnuts. Article