AT&T, Verizon solidify plans for HD voice; Samsung shows off flexible OLED displays

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> Verizon Communications' CEO threw cold water on talk of the carrier buying Vodafone's stake in Verizon Wireless. Article

> iPhone sales are spiking at Verizon Wireless. Article

> Samsung is working to plug the whole left by Apple moving away from Samsung chips. Article

> AT&T Mobility plans to launch HD voice sometime later this year, but Verizon Wireless said it won't offer the feature until 2014. Article

> Samsung's Stephen Woo, president of the company's components business, showed off a prototype smartphone with a flexible display here at the Consumer Electronics Show. Article

> ZTE said it will sell a Mozilla Firefox OS phone in Europe. Article

> Verizon will face backup-power requirements. Article

> Apple's Tim Cook met with China Mobile's chairman. Article

> T-Mobile USA's CEO said the carrier expects to report one more year of subscriber losses. Article

Mobile Content News

> Dropbox is to be included on all of Samsung's flagship phones and cameras. Article

Broadband Wireless News

> Wi-Fi will play a crucial role in AT&T's multibillion-dollar initiative to increase the density of its wireless network, according to one of the operator's top executives. Article

> The FCC moved to satiate the public's growing appetite for Wi-Fi by promising to unleash 195 MHz of spectrum in the 5 GHz band, which the commission contends will alleviate Wi-Fi congestion at major gathering places and enable higher data speeds and greater capacity for "Gigabit Wi-Fi" applications. Article

European Wireless News

> European telecoms operators want more consolidation in a crowded market but have not discussed creating a single network for the continent with competition authorities in Brussels.  Article

> Spanish operator Telefónica has raised €1.5 billion through a 10-year bond as it seeks to preserve its investment grade credit rating by further reducing its debt mountain.  Article

> French mobile operator SFR will keep its capital expenditures at between €1.5 billion and €1.6 billion in 2013, despite the ongoing price competition Article

And finally… Former President Bill Clinton said the world needs more smartphones. Article