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

FREE DAILY NEWSLETTER

Like this story? Subscribe to FierceWireless!

The Wireless industry is an ever-changing world where big ideas come along daily. Our subscribers rely on FierceWireless as their must-read source for the latest news, analysis and data on this increasingly competitive marketplace. Sign up today to get wireless news and updates delivered to your inbox and read on the go.

Suggested Articles

Dynamic spectrum sharing (DSS) garnered a lot of attention this year, underscoring its complexities and a bit of mystery. 

Vodafone Business is building on its edge compute partnership with AWS, launching its its first commercial 5G MEC center in London next spring.

Is there a better mousetrap in terms of macrocell deployment? Facebook Connectivity thinks so.