HTC to see major Q4 gains; Hesse says iPad has been good for Sprint

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> Novatel reported a loss in its third quarter. Release

> Smartphone maker HTC predicted gains in the fourth quarter. Article

> Nokia Siemens Networks announced it landed an LTE network deal with Agri-Valley Communications in Michigan. Article

> Sprint Nextel's Dan Hesse said the Apple iPad has been good for the carrier. Article

> Japanese carrier DoCoMo said it will invest $3.3 billion in LTE. Article

> Close to 90,000 Microsoft employees will get Windows Phone 7 devices. Article

> Atlantic Tele-Network reported gains in wireless due to its acquisition of Alltel. Release

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> Entertainment is now the leading mobile advertising vertical, according to mobile advertising network Millennial Media. Article

> Facebook reportedly is trialing a new solution dubbed Facebook Deals. Article

> will extend its Kindle ereader application to Microsoft's new Windows Phone 7 operating system. Article

And finally... Wireless now reaches Mt. Everest. Article