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> AT&T tweaked the pricing on its prepaid GoPhone plans. Article

> LightSquared announced an effort to provide up to 2,000 phones for American Indian and Alaskan Native communities. Article

> Research In Motion confirmed it will consider using its new QNX platform in future smartphones. Article

> LightSquared backer Phil Falcone urged investors to stop talking to the press. Article

> Google introduced a gallery of Android phones on its website. Post

> Clearwire and Sprint Nextel launched WiMAX services in Minneapolis and Pittsburg. Article

> Verizon Wireless introduced a new phone trade-in program. Article

> The White House set a deadline for a move to IPv6 Internet technology. Article

Mobile Content News

> Photobucket launched a new mobile storefront featuring devices including Android and BlackBerry smartphones preloaded with the Photobucket Mobile application. Article

> Sixty-six percent of all U.S. mobile subscribers now use their phones to exchange text messages, according to a new survey. Article

> Google introduced new "hyperlocal" mobile advertising features. Article

> Yahoo's senior vice president of audience and mobile for North America, David Ko, is leaving the digital services provider. Article

> Media-centric business software solutions and services provider Marketron acquired broadcast-based mobile advertising network mSnap. Article

> Is Amazon a threat? Commentary

European Wireless News

> A new study shows average download rates in the U.K. have shown little if any increase over the past 12 months. Article

> Everything Everywhere, the new JV of mobile operators Orange UK and T-Mobile UK, reported its second quarter revenue fell 4.8 percent. Article

> The French telecoms regulator, Arcep, found that 3G coverage in the 900 MHz band was less consistent compared with 3G offered in the 2.1 GHz band. Article

> YouTube now accounts for 13 percent of the total global mobile data bandwidth, according to new data collected by the Allot MobileTrends report. Article

> A Nokia executive said current mobile operating systems are flawed. Article

Broadband Wireless News

> Intel and KT Corp. in South Korea are collaborating to expand WiBro to several new areas of South Korea. Article

> Is database management the future of spectrum allocations? Commentary

> Australian operator Telstra introduced a Web-based self-service platform that allows organizations to manage M2M products themselves. Article

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