Huawei to sell LTE phones next year; Ericsson wins TD-LTE network deal in India

> Telefónica's O2 UK is launching a challenge to Skype and Google Voice with the launch of O2 Connect, which will offer free calls to handsets and landline phones using O2 UK Wi-Fi hotspots via the company's own VoIP platform. Article

> Huawei, the world's second largest network vendor, said it plans to significantly boost its presence in the U.S. handset market--an effort that would include pushing its brand more heavily at smartphone shoppers. The company also said it will sell LTE phones next year and is considering other smartphone operating systems beyond Android. Article

­> Ericsson says that it has won a TD-LTE deployment contract that includes managed services for three years in India covering Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh from Augere. Article

> Robert W. Galvin, the son of the founder of Motorola and CEO of the company for 29 years, has died. He was 89. Article

> New data from Synergy Research Group indicates that the mobile Internet infrastructure market is growing at an annual rate of 24 percent, which two of the key components of that industry growing more than 40 percent per year. Article

And Finally... Authorities in Massachusetts say a family that got lost in a seven-acre corn maze called 911 for help. Article


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