ALSO NOTED: Nortel, QUALCOMM achieve 7.2 Mbps throughput on HSDPA; Russian operator testing BREW; and much more...

> Nortel and QUALCOMM said they have achieved data throughput of 7.2 Mbps on HSDPA. Article

> Russian CDMA mobile operator Sky Link has started testing BREW services in Moscow and St. Petersburg. Article

> Thailand's Advanced Info Service PCL has signed a $120 million contract with five telecom suppliers to expand and upgrade its network in the first half of 2006. Article

> France Telecom's mobile unit Orange plans to revise its service tariffs for all French customers by the summer. Article

> LGC Wireless has announced an agreement with Nortel which will enable Nortel to distribute its in-building wireless products as part of Nortel's CDMA portfolio of mobile wireless infrastructure solutions. Article

> Brazil's largest mobile operator Vivo expects to complete nationwide coverage in the third quarter when it will have received the necessary spectrum license. Article

> Korea's KTF and NTT DoCoMo plan to cooperate on 3G. Article

> Intel announced the second rugged computer platform in an initiative designed to bring PC technology to developing nations. Article

And Finally... Supermodel Naomi Campbell was charged with assault for throwing her mobile phone at a housekeeper. Article