ALSO NOTED: Number portability for India; Virgin Canada goes postpaid; and much more...

> Number portability to hit India soon. Article

> Vodafone swings to a profit. Article (WSJ sub. req.)

> Virgin Mobile Canada offers postpaid contracts: an about-face from its former marketing campaign, which called longterm wireless contracts a disease called "the Catch." Article

And Finally... China Mobile uses yaks to transport base stations up Mount Everest.  Article