Report: Base station sector shipments to reach 9.2M by 2015; T-Mobile announces persistent calling over Wi-Fi

> A new report from Strategy Analytics forecasts that the number of base station sector shipments will increase to slightly more than 9.2 million in 2015. More than half of these sectors will be for lower power, smaller cells. Article

> Sprint Nextel asked U.S. regulators to set a hard deadline of Sept. 1 for AT&T to make any revisions to its case for clearance to buy T-Mobile USA. Article

> T-Mobile USA formally introduced its Persistent Communication Solution, powered by the carrier's Wi-Fi Calling for Government technology, which supports voice and data communications on an employee's device in areas where macro networks are down, such as during a natural disaster. Release

And Finally... According to a new survey published by Staples Advantage, the business-to-business division of Staples, 35 percent of tablet users copped to using their iPad or other tablets while in the bathroom. Article