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> Vodafone Group launched its mobile broadband offering in Germany with support of a HSDPA solution delivered by Ericsson. Article

> A GSA survey says 70 network operators have confirmed interest in deploying HSDPA systems. Article

> Six companies are bidding to purchase a 35 percent stake in Tunisie Telecom, Tunisia's largest telecom operator. Article

> Microsoft's highly anticipated handheld computer, Origami, debuts. Article

> QUALCOMM and 4G systems sign a WCDMA modem card and router license agreement. Release

> Motorola says it has entered into a series of collars to hedge 37.6 million shares of Sprint Nextel. Release

And Finally... Nokia's new fashion phones are a hit in Sweden. Article