North American LTE connections reach 3.3M; Verizon Wireless to offer family data plans

> For France Telecom Orange, LTE will not be deployed to enable killer applications, but rather to add network capacity when needed. Article

­> LTE connections in North America have reached 3.3 million representing 87 percent of all 3.8 million LTE connections worldwide, according to 3Q 2011 data from Informa Telecoms & Media. Article

­> Nokia Siemens Networks says that it is expanding its CDMA2000 portfolio with the launch of 1X Advanced technology, which can triple existing base station capacity when fully implemented. Article

> Verizon Wireless expects to offer data plans for multiple devices sometime in 2012, according to Verizon Communications CEO Lowell McAdam, fulfilling hints that Verizon executives have given about such plans this year. Article

And Finally... The world's oldest dog according to Guinness World Records has died in Japan at the age of 26 years and eight months. Article

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