ALSO NOTED: GSMA: More than 105 W-CDMA networks have launched; Mobile subs expected to grow to 3.3B in 2010; and much more...

> The GSM Association says more than 105 mobile networks have launched commercial W-CDMA networks across 50 countries. Article

> According to Market Intelligence Center, the number of worldwide mobile-phone subscribers is expected to grow from 2 billion in 2005 to 3.3 billion in 2010. Article

> Crown Castle International is buying 468 towers with the purchase of Mountain Union Telecom for $309 million. Article

And Finally... The Caribbean Island of Dominica has set up a fake mobile base station designed to look like a palm tree that is supposed to survive Category 5 Hurricanes. Article


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