Clearwire expands markets; iOS 4 gets jailbroken

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> Tower firm Crown Castle will purchase network builder NewPath Networks for $115 million. Release

> A hacker developed a $1,500 device that can intercept GSM phone calls. Article

> Sprint Nextel, via Clearwire, launched its WiMAX service in Jacksonville, Fla.; Wilmington, Del.; Stockton and Modesto, Calif.; and Grand Rapids, Mich. Clearwire's service now is available in 49 markets covering 51 million people. Release

> The United Arab Emirates said it will ban Research In Motion's BlackBerry service. Article

> Wireless is headed to New York City's subways. Article

> Verizon Wireless said Android 2.2 is coming to Motorola's Droid phone this week. Article

> released jailbreaking software for Apple's iOS 4 platform. Article

> T-Mobile USA's Garminfone is now being sold for $99.99. Article

> Windows Phone 7 devices will hit the United States in November, according to Microsoft COO Kevin Turner. Article

Broadband Wireless News

> Nissan is working with AT&T to provide M2M-like connectivity for the company's all-electric LEAF automobile. Article

> According to a Russian newspaper, the country's telecoms regulator revoked Yota's permission to use some of its spectrum to build an LTE network. Article

Mobile Content News

> NextWave will sell the remaining 65 percent equity interest in its PacketVideo mobile multimedia solutions unit to NTT DoCoMo for $111.6 million. Article

> Security researchers highlighted holes in Google's Android platform. Article

> Mobile billing solutions provider Payfone announced the completion of an $11 million Series B financing round. Article

> Email remains the dominant Web activity among mobile phone users in the U.S. Article

Mobile Developer News

> Google introduced a new Android Market licensing service in response to developer concerns over unauthorized use of premium Android applications. Article

European Wireless News

> O2 plans to launch LTE in Germany later this year. Article

> Satellite data services could be revolutionized when a new KA-SAT satellite is launched later this year. Article

> Vodafone's CTO, Jeni Mundy, warned about the impact smartphone-generated traffic was having on the carrier's network. Article

> Is WiMAX becoming a niche technology? Commentary

> The U.K.'s fixed-line incumbent BT has admitted interest in a possible LTE spectrum auction in the country. Article

And finally... Apple removed videos from its website showing antenna issues with competitors' phones. Article

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