ALSO NOTED: NTL to make another go at Virgin Mobile; China's wireless base up to 393M; and much more...

> NTL to make another go at Virgin Mobile with an offer up to one-third higher than its original. Article

> China's mobile handset users are up to 393 million, according to the government. Article

> Yet another NTP patent is thrown out by the US Patent and Trademark Office. Blog

> Nokia's launches its newest mobile gaming development tools. Release

And Finally... A new service called "Off the Hook" helps teens convince their parents to allow them to sign up for cell phone service by providing professionally written emails that the kids can send to their parents. The emails are chock-full of persuasive arguments and responsibility contracts. Release