ALSO NOTED: Voda-Essar heats up; LatAM ARPU rises because of content; and much more...

> Voda's battle for Essar's stake escalates. Article (WSJ sub. req.)

> Short-range wireless technologies need to develop long-term plans? Article

> Latin American operators see a direct impact on ARPU as mobile content services grow in popularity. Article

> KDDI signs up more subscribers than DoCoMo and Softbank in December. Article

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