Japan's Softbank reportedly taps Huawei for TD-LTE network; SFR to roll out automatic Wi-Fi roaming

> Mobile network operators must spend nearly $840 billion worldwide during the next five years to meet the increasing demands of mobile broadband users, says a new report from Juniper Research. Article

­> Japan's Softbank has tapped Huawei to build a TD-LTE network, according to a report from China. Article

> Oberthur Technologies has announced the availability of a previously announced multimode CSIM/ USIM card for CDMA and LTE networks. Article

> French operator SFR is nearing commercial rollout of software capable of automatically connecting users to Wi-Fi hotspots or to its 3G network, depending on availability. Article

And Finally... Police in Thailand are looking for someone who tried to use a remote controlled toy helicopter to smuggle mobile phones into the Khao Bin high-security prison in Ratchaburi province. Article