Sprint: Samsung Epic 4G one of best-selling devices; Orange, T-Mobile enable roaming

> Deutsche Telekom's first LTE base station is now fully operational in Kyritz/Brandenburg, Germany utilising the 800MHz spectrum to provide efficient broadband coverage for rural areas. Article

> Sprint Nextel's Samsung Epic 4G went on sale last Tuesday, and according to Sprint the gadget "became one of Sprint's best-selling devices for first-day sales." Release

> The PMR (Pubic Mobile Radio) standard TETRA has received a boost following the announcement that Samsung and the French-based defense contractor, Thales, are to jointly develop and market a 4G based PMR platform for use by public safety and security organizations. Article

> Orange and T-Mobile customers will be able to roam across each other's UK networks from October, according to the new joint venture. Article

And Finally... The Black Widow of eating contests gobbled up nearly 181 chicken wings in 12 minutes, devouring the national championship record in Buffalo. Article