T-Mobile USA unveils HSPA+ phones; NSN launches TD-LTE devices

> World-class LTE coverage in London calls for the installation of 70,000 small cells, including nearly 2,000 of these mini base stations to provide access to travelers in the UK capital's Underground network by 2015, according to silicon developer Picochip. Article

> More than one-third of U.S. Android phones now support faster network technology, including LTE, WiMAX and HSPA+, according to a new study from mobile application analytics firm Localytics. Article

­> Two of Russia's largest mobile networks are reported to have agreed to jointly build a nationwide LTE network, in a move that seems to break from the previously announced LTE network deal with Russian WiMAX-to-LTE operator, Yota. Article

­> Australian mobile network, Telstra has launched the first phase of its LTE network - with coverage in the center of the Capital City and over 30 regional and metropolitan centers. Article

> T-Mobile USA announced two HSPA+ smartphones, the HTC Amaze and the Samsung Galaxy S II, alongside a new HSPA+ hotspot. These are the first phones to take advantage of T-Mobile's 42Mbit/s HSPA+ upgrade deployed in 152 markets covering 170 million people across the U.S. Article

> Rogers Communications has extended its LTE service now in Canada's three largest cities Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver. Article

> Nokia Siemens Networks has launched three new TD-LTE devices at PT Expo Comm in Beijing, China. The devices support up to 102 Mbps downlink and 51 Mbps uplink speed over TD-LTE networks. Article

And Finally... Police say a western Pennsylvania couple cut down copper wire from 18 utility poles because they needed money to pay for their wedding. Article

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