Bend Broadband offers 50 GB of fixed LTE; Verizon grabs Hughes Telematics for $612M

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@FierceWireless: RT@kfitchard: T-Mobile pits its math against Verizon's; The loser? Common sense. Article | [email protected]

> The head of Skype said the mobile and video are the company's future. Article

> Bend Broadband in Oregon is offering 50 GB of fixed LTE service for $55. Post

> U.S. Cellular introduced new prepaid plans. Release

> Page Plus increased the data limit on its 55 plan to 2 GB from 1 GB. Post

> Verizon Communications purchased Hughes Telematics for $612 million. Article

> The ETSI standards group formalized the nano-SIM format. Article

> AT&T Mobility's LTE service arrived in Cleveland. Article

> A court ruled that Research In Motion can keep the BBM trademark. Article (sub. req.)

> Samsung acquired Wi-Fi company Nanoradio. Release

> ST-Ericsson appointed a new CTO. Release

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> Research In Motion released version 2.1.0 beta of its BlackBerry PlayBook tablet OS, highlighted by a series of enhancements in the Android runtime. Article

> Oracle cannot copyright the 37 Java application programming interfaces at the center of its patent infringement trial against Google, a judge has ruled. Article

And finally... Nokia and Research In Motion and "the highway to hell." Post

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