AT&T to launch Sonim PTT handsets; LightSquared delays hearing on its assets

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@FierceWireless: Houston news channel says AT&T customers are experiencing an outage. Article | [email protected]

> AT&T executives are formulating a list of European takeover targets. Article

> Microsoft is suing the U.S. customs and border control for not enforcing the import ban on some devices made by Google's Motorola division. Article

> LightSquared's Philip Falcone delayed a hearing on the control of the company's assets. Article

> AT&T added three new Sonim push to talk handsets to its PTT portfolio. Release

Broadband Wireless News

> Madrid-based Wi-Fi hotspot operator Gowex acquired digital marketing agency Ideup. Release

> Time Warner Cable lit up 1,000 Wi-Fi hotspots across Manhattan and said it is temporarily offering free access to all 2,700 of its hotspots in the New York City area in celebration of the MLB All-Star Game. Article

Mobile Content News

> Square Enix, the publisher behind the new Deus Ex: The Fall, said it will eliminate in-game restrictions making the role-playing title essentially unplayable on jailbroken iOS devices. Article

> Rovio Entertainment and Lucasfilm Ltd. will launch the sequel to their bestselling Angry Birds Star Wars on Sept. 19. The publisher did not specify which operating systems it will target, but promised the title would go live "in app stores worldwide." Article

European Wireless News

> Telecom Italia said the move by the Italian telecoms regulator to cut the fees it charges other operators to access its fixed-line network could jeopardize its plans to spin off the network into a separate company. Article

> The small cell market is growing again after lackluster growth in 2011 and 2012, according to a new report from ABI Research. Article

> Telefonica UK has signed a 10-year agreement to use the high-speed fiber network of Virgin Media Business to backhaul traffic for its 3G and future LTE network. Article

And finally… Researchers turned a Verizon femtocell into a mobile spy station. Article

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