AT&T announces HARP small cell planning tool; MetroPCS sells Kyocera Hydro XTRM for $169

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@FierceWireless: RT@gigaom: Google hails white space broadband success as it wraps up Cape Town trial. Article[email protected]

> T-Mobile US' MetroPCS is now selling the Kyocera Hydro XTRM for $169. Article

> AT&T Mobility announced its new small cell planning tool, the Hetnet Analysis and Resource Planning (HARP), which the carrier said "allows network planners to input the traffic demands, along with building floor plans or topography maps, and see how the expected coverage is for both indoor and outdoor. Thus the tool can tell planners the optimal number and placement of small cells." Post

> Nokia's 6-inch Lumia 1520 will be sold through AT&T starting Nov. 22 for $200. Article

> Qualcomm missed its Toq smart watch launch date, but promises to sell the phone before the holidays. Article

> Motorola's Moto Maker for its Moto X smartphone will soon be available through all of the nation's Tier 1 wireless carriers. Article

> Google Voice is now accepting MMS messages from T-Mobile US. Article

> Samsung will reportedly sell 64-bit smartphones next year. Article

> Sony hired a new chief strategy office after the company cut its sales forecast. Article

Telecom News

> EarthLink is appealing to customers in the Southeast with its new T-1 and Ethernet offerings. Article

> Cisco sharpened its SDN focus with its new $683 million purchase of Insieme. Article

Cable News

> With Nielsen planning to soon begin measuring viewing on WatchESPN, Watch ABC and Watch Disney Channel, parent Walt Disney Co. expects to generate increased ad revenue from the TV Everywhere apps. Article

> Comcast plans to kick off a trial by the end of the year which will deliver unique ads to subscribers watching linear programming based on demographic profiles. Article

And finally… If Nokia's Stephen Elop becomes Microsoft's new CEO, he could reportedly cut the business' Xbox and Bing operations. Article