MetroPCS launches last LTE market; Operators lobby FCC ahead of data roaming decision

> MetroPCS launched LTE service in Tampa, Fla., the carrier's final LTE market. Release

> The country's top four wireless operators and several regional carriers have all met separately with the FCC in recent days to plead their case on mandated data roaming ahead of the agency's vote on the issue next week. Article

> TelePacific Communications has received the approval from regulators to acquire NextWeb, which gives the CLEC NextWeb's broadband fixed wireless operations in California, Nevada and Chicago. Article

> Germany's E-Plus has become the first to operate a base station without using any German grid electricity. Article

> While both AT&T Mobility and Verizon Wireless limit the use of iPhone's FaceTime video chat to Wi-Fi connections, users can skirt rules by connecting through iPhone's Personal Hotspot capability on the iPhone 4 with iOS 4.3 installed. Article

And Finally... People in cities across the globe have taken part in mass pillow fights as part of International Pillow Fight Day. Article