Sprint Nextel begins sales of HTC Evo 4G; Will other operators follow AT&T's usage-based pricing move?

 > Sprint Nextel (NYSE:S) launched its first 3G/4G smartphone, the HTC Evo 4G, to lines around the country. But there smartphone has faced a flurry of reports about a bug in the device's storage system and concerns about battery life. Article

> Japan's NTT DoCoMo is reportedly battling with KDDI for the single next-generation mobile broadcast license the government plans to issue in July. Article

> Fixed line incumbent Telecom Argentina has announced that its wireless arm Personal has launched a trial of LTE technology in the Puerto Madero area using Ericsson equipment. Article

> Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacobs admitted consumer adoption of its FLO TV mobile broadcast service has so far failed to meet the chipmaker's expectations, despite marketing efforts including multiple commercial spots during this year's Super Bowl telecast. Article

> Will other operators follow AT&T's (NYSE:T) lead on usage-based data pricing? Commentary

> Sprint Nextel (NYSE:S) currently has no plans to change its mobile data pricing structure in the wake of AT&T Mobility's (NYSE:T) decision to move to a usage-based model, according to the carrier's CEO Dan Hesse. Article

And Finally... Police say a Rhode Island man broke into an East Providence home and fell asleep on a hallway floor. Article

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