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> American Tower gets subpoenaed by the SEC.  Release

> LG Electronics CEO said he does not expect a turnaround in the company's handset business in the second quarter.  Article

> Since the end of the March quarter, Apple has expanded the number of iPhone carriers to 200 from 186.  Article

> Mirs Communications has chosen Nokia Siemens Networks to supply the infrastructure for its new mobile phone network in a deal valued at $59 million over three years.  Article

Broadband Wireless News

> Nintendo has made deals with various Wi-Fi hotspot owners to offer its Nintendo 3DS customers free Wi-Fi access at 25,000 locations.  Article

> The former executive director of the FCC's National Broadband Plan says the debate over spectrum reform has gotten off track. Article

> The Justice Department is reportedly scrutinizing the potential bidders for the thousands of patents bankrupt Nortel Networks is selling off.  Article

> Mobile operator capital expenditure is expected to grow worldwide 5 percent in 2011, reaching $119 billion, according to new data from ABI Research.  Article

Mobile Content News

> Research In Motion unveiled BlackBerry Mobile Conferencing, a free application that converts audio conferencing details into a single "Join Now" button.  Article

> Nokia's Navteq said it will begin delivering its traffic services in the TPEG standard format, promising compressed data delivery, delta updates and proximity-specific content. Article

> Nokia introduced Play To, a free beta application enabling users to wirelessly share photos, videos and music stored on their mobile phone to their home entertainment system. Article

European Wireless News

> An Ovum study found that more than 60 per cent of UK consumers are worried about businesses using location-based technology to determine their whereabouts.  Article.

> Regulator Ofcom said that unless operators do something to mitigate the issue,  LTE operating at 800MHz will cause interference to TV.  Article

> Bloomberg suggests that Nokia's market value has declined 77 percent, making it worth only about $25 billion. However, it might be worth more if it was broken up and its various business units sold separately.  Article

> The French government has given the go-ahead for operators to submit bids for LTE spectrum.  Article

> Vodafone, Telefónica and Orange are blaming the harsh economic climate in Spain for their continued decline in market share. Article

And finally... Steve Wozniak thinks because of artificial intelligence humans will eventually become like pets. Article

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