American Tower's Q3 revenue was up; MetroPCS commences debt refinancing

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> American Tower posted better-than-expected quarterly profit in the third quarter. The tower firm's total revenue rose 15.6 percent to $513.3 million. Rental and management segment revenue increased 16 percent to $499.8 million. Release

> MetroPCS is selling $500 million of 10-year notes as part of a debt refinancing. Article (sub. req.)

> Bank of America and CitiGroup are considering letting their employees use Apple's iPhone as an alternative to RIM's BlackBerry device for corporate email.  Article

> Canadian operator Telus added 153,000 wireless subscribers in the third quarter. The operator said smartphone users make up 28 percent of contract customers, up from 18 percent a year ago.  Article

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> Microsoft and LG Electronics will partner to offer fee applications to consumers who purchase LG smartphones running the Windows Phone 7 operating system.  Article

> Mozilla unveiled the latest release of its Firebox 4 beta mobile browser for smartphones running Android and Maemo. Article

> iPhone and Android phones will see Google Instant on their devices today. Article

And finally... How smartphone users see each other.  Article

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