Apple App Store downloads exceed 2 billion; MTV minisodes coming to Verizon

> Apple announced that its App Store downloads have now exceeded the 2 billion mark. Article

> MTV partnered with Verizon for a multi-platform minisode series. Article

> The push for net neutrality rules by FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski has stirred quite a heated debate. FierceBroadbandWireless columnist Craig Settles encourages the commissioners to hold firm against net neutrality opponents. Commentary

> Cox Communications is gearing up for its wireless offering. Article

> Nokia Siemens Networks introduced a wireless backhaul solution that combines Carrier Ethernet Transport with microwave radio technology. Article

> Location services are starting to gain traction, thanks in part to Vodafone. Commentary

> Having agreed to swallow T-Mobile UK, France Telecom is now hinting that Switzerland and Portugal are two countries where partnerships or deals may make sense. Article

> Germany has huge mobile data potential, according to new figures. Article

And finally... A new website weighs in with the best and worst cell phones categorized by radiation levels. Article

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