AT&T to bring LTE to NYC; HTC details Ice Cream Sandwich plans

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@FierceMobiCo: #Sprint investigating reports of slow iPhone 4S data speeds. Article | [email protected]

> took AT&T's LTE network in Boston for a test drive. Article

> AT&T plans to launch LTE service in New York City. Article

> Sprint Nextel settled its claims against TerreStar and DBSD. Article

> HTC said it will upgrade some of its phones to Android's Ice Cream Sandwich. Article

> HTC will push its phones into emerging markets. Article

> Leap Wireless' Cricket added new international calling options. Article

> Microsoft relaxed some of its Windows Phone hardware demands. Article

Mobile Content News

> Open-source software development initiative Mozilla plans to release its web-based mobile operating system in mid-2012, with developers scheduled to get their first look at the OS by the end of 2011. Article

> The Walt Disney Company is teaming with Google-owned video platform YouTube to produce original web programming. Article

> Android is closing in on 45 percent U.S. smartphone market share. Article

Broadband Wireless News

> A new report from Pike Research indicates that utilities are increasingly relying on public mobile networks to support their smart-grid efforts. Article

> Advocacy group the Wireless Innovation Alliance is calling on Congress and the FCC to consider unlicensed uses of spectrum in the debate around opening up more airwaves for mobile broadband services. Article

European Wireless News

> Motorola scored an injunction against Apple in Germany. Article

> Top officials from the European Union's antitrust unit have launched an investigation into the legal arguments Samsung is using to stop Apple from selling its products. Article

> Is Europe's SMS cash cow losing its shine? Editor's Corner

> Everything Everywhere, the UK's largest operator, said it will cut up to 600 jobs. Article

And finally... Visualizing Android's history of support. Article

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