ALSO NOTED: Wireless offsets wireline, still; Student perspective on mobile TV; and much more...

> Wireless is still off-setting wireline losses for telecoms. Article (WSJ sub. req.)

> Microsoft readies a QR alternative that makes use of color. Article

> An NYU student's perspective on Modeo mobile TV and mobile TV in general: No, thanks. Article

> Panic spreads throughout Afghanistan over a "deadly" virus that people believe is traveling through their mobile phones. Article

And Finally... What major public safety organization came out in support of Cyren Call's plan in late August 2006? Submit your response here.

Yesterday's question: What name did MetroPCS go by before it became "MetroPCS"? Answer: General Wireless. First correct answers: Michael Edwards, Verizon Wireless; Alex Byron, Telephia; Vikrant Gandhi, Frost & Sullivan