ALSO NOTED: German operators feeling the pinch; Vendors ogle Google wireless possibilities; and more...

> Margins tighten for carriers in Germany's increasingly competitive wireless market. Article (WSJ sub. req.)

>Wireless network equipment providers are salivating at the prospect of a potential nationwide network buildout should Google decide to enter the 700 MHz auction and win spectrum licenses. Article

And Finally ... The newest excess in cell phones--Nokia's $25,000 Ascent Ferrari 60 Mobile phone. Image