Sky, NSN launched fixed LTE network in Brazil; Northwest Missouri Cellular signs up with Verizon's rural LTE program

> Vodafone Czech Republic has begun testing HSPA+ Dual Carrier services, offering theoretical peak rate download speeds of up to 43.2 Mbps. Article

­> Alcatel-Lucent says that it has won a LTE network deployment contract from Uruguay based Antel. Article

­> Sky, the largest cable and satellite TV operator in Brazil, has launched a fixed LTE network, covering Brasília city. The network was supplied by Nokia Siemens Networks. Article

> Northwest Missouri Cellular has made an agreement with Verizon Wireless to participate in the LTE in Rural America program. Article

And Finally... The holidays this year will be especially memorable for a Kansas City woman who has received a state record $6.1 million from a Missouri unclaimed property fund consisting of a single security. Article