ALSO NOTED: Softbank will study MediaFLO; TeliaSonera's Xferra awards 3G contract to Ericsson; and much more...

> Japanese wireless carrier Softbank announced it will study the feasibility of using Qualcomm's MediaFLO technology to offer mobile TV services. Article

> Royal KPN's mobile unit E-Plus was primarily responsible for the Dutch company's strong second-quarter net profit. Article

> The city of Boston is considering a move that will put a nonprofit organization, rather than a private service provider, in charge of building and running its muni-WiFi network. Article

> Strong growth in India and Indonesia helped push Singapore Telecommunications' regional mobile phone user base above 92 million at the end of June. Article

> Norwegian telecommunications company Telenor said it will pay $1.93 billion for Serbian mobile operator Mobi 63. Article (WSJ sub. req.)

> TeliaSonera, which recently took control of Spain's Xferra, has awarded a 3G contract to Ericsson. Article

And Finally... Social networking site launched for the elderly. The site includes a nationwide database of obituaries. Article