Kindle hitting roadblock in Europe; WCDMA revenue increased in 1Q09

> The launch of Amazon's e-book device, Kindle--which has taken the US market by storm--has been halted in Germany after talks broke down with T-Mobile and Vodafone. Amazon accused the two mobile operators of wanting excessive fees in return for supporting the device--the counter argument being that Amazon was offering too little. Article

> Apple iPhone 3GS sold out, O2 cites phenomenal demand. Article

> MTS widens Moscow 3G network. Article

> ­WCDMA vendor revenue increased 8% between 4Q08 and 1Q09, and is up 61% year-over-year, mainly due to China's 3G rollouts and smartphone - and data card-driven upgrades in North America and Europe, reports Infonetics Research. Article

And Finally... Sixty percent of Americans would give up alcohol for their mobile phones. Article

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