Taqua buys Tatara for VoLTE play; Russia's Yota postpones LTE launch again

> Sen. Herb Kohl (D-Wisc.), chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee's antitrust subcommittee, on Wednesday called on the Department of Justice and the Federal Communications Commission to reject AT&T's plan to acquire T-Mobile. Article

> Taqua has acquired SIP-based mobile telephony convergence specialist Tatara Systems in a bid to help it build products for the Voice over LTE market. Article

> Towerstream announced the completion of its previously announced underwritten offering of 10.35 million shares of its common stock, which includes 1.35 million additional shares of its common stock pursuant to the full exercise of the over-allotment option, at a public offering price of $4 per share. Article

> A survey from Computerware shows that  71 percent of smartphone users expect sites to load as fast on their phones as they do on their desktops. Article

> The BBC has begun a project to map 2G and 3G UK broadband coverage using an Android application. Article

> Russia's Yota has postponed its LTE launch yet again, and a new deadline is set for year-end. Article

> India's Department of Telecommunications may auction more bandwidth to provide wireless broadband services during the current financial year through March. Article

And finally... Babies can no longer travel first class on Malaysia Airlines' Boeing 747-400 jets. Article