ALSO NOTED: China Mobile has more subscribers than the U.S. has people; A timeline of Nokia-Qualcomm patent duels; and much mor

> China Mobile has more subscribers than the U.S. has people. Article

> CTIA president and CEO Steve Largent sent FCC chairman Kevin Martin a letter regarding his thoughts on the upcoming 700 Mhz auction. Article

> A timeline of Nokia-Qualcomm patent duels. Article 

> Telecom Italia chairman Guido Rossi resigns. Article (WSJ sub. req.)

And Finally... What carrier was the first to commercially launch IPWireless' TD-CDMA technology? Hint: It was announced on December 3, 2001. Submit your response here.

Last week's question: What San Francisco-based mobile heavyweight did Vodafone acquire for a cool $56 billion in 1999? Answer: AirTouch. First correct answers came from: Damonn Levine, Consumer Cellular; Kevin Melia, Storm Ventures; Rich Eicher, Skycore; Jodi Echakowitz, Echo Communications, Jeff Lee, Proteus

Sponsored By Blue Planet, a division of Ciena

If You're Stuck With Static, Fragmented Legacy Inventory Systems, A Clear Path To Operational Transformation Is Here

Blue Planet® Inventory helps identify and correct discrepancies between network resources and OSS inventory.