Study: 42% of global operators deploying or trialing LTE; Galaxy Tab with LTE available for pre-order

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> T-Mobile Hungary has announced that it will charge different rates depending on the mobile data speed the customer has signed up to use. From August, customers on the new 21Mbps service will pay more than customers who opt to stick with the existing 7.2Mbps service. Article

> According to a study released by VoIP communications provider BroadSoft, in conjunction with MobileSquared, more than 42 percent of global mobile network operators are currently deploying or trialing LTE. Article

> Representatives from some of the UK's largest technology and media companies announced the formation of the Cambridge TV White Spaces Consortium. The group is undertaking technology trials to explore how the unused TV spectrum could provide an inexpensive solution to satisfy the escalating wireless connectivity requirements of UK consumers and businesses in towns, cities and rural areas. Release

> Samsung's LTE-capable Galaxy Tab 10.1 for Verizon Wireless is now available for pre-order starting at $529.99. Article

> Cox detailed the markets for its next wireless service launch. Article

And finally... Russian scientists expect humanity to encounter alien civilizations within the next two decades. Article