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> Egypt awards a third GSM and 3G license. Article

> InPhonic signs a multi-year distribution agreement with MVNO Amp'd Mobile to sell Amp'd Mobile products in its online stores. Release

> picoChip signs a WiMAX development partnership agreement with China GrenTech. Release

> The number of mobile Internet users in Japan exceeded PC Internet users in 2005, according to a government report. Article

> Marvel Technology says it is the subject of a stock-options inquiry. Article

> The number of subscribers of Bangladesh's leading mobile phone firm jumps by a record 55 percent in the first six months of the year to hit 8.5 million. Article

And Finally... Accessories company Brando has developed a "telescope" for some Nokia handsets that offers a 6x zoom facility for the camera phone. Article