Dish to raise $2.3B for spectrum purchases; MVNO Doodad to simplify roaming

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> MVNO Doodad is working to create as simple a roaming experience as possible. Article

> Google is reportedly planning a revamped Nexus 7 to be released in July. Article

> Mozilla and Samsung are teaming on a new smartphone browser. Post

> Huawei does not expect growth in its U.S. network business this year. Article

> Dish Network is looking to raise $2.3 billion in debt for additional spectrum purchases. Article

> LTE capital expenses are expected to decline through 2014. Article

> According to Infonetics Research, the mobile backhaul market will pass $8 billion. Release

> T-Mobile USA is reportedly preparing an update that will enable LTE on unlocked iPhones. Article

> AT&T Mobility switched on LTE in additional markets. Article

> Huawei announced that Ken Hu is to be the company's new acting CEO. Article

> Verizon Wireless announced the LG Lucid 2 Android smartphone. Article

> Sony Mobile is delaying the Xperia Tablet Z in Europe to the middle of May. Article

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> Google is revising its approach to measuring Android operating system version adoption, promising developers a more accurate portrait of the Android ecosystem as a whole. Article

> Insiders say Apple is scrambling to finalize the next version of its iOS mobile operating system in time for its annual Worldwide Developers Conference, scheduled for mid-June. Article

> Rovio Entertainment reported full-year 2012 revenues of $195 million, up from $97 million the previous year, fueled by continuing demand for its Angry Birds games as well as branded merchandise. Article

And finally… Iron Man is ditching LG for TCL's Alcatel One Touch phones. Release


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