Huawei Prism lands at T-Mobile; Target ditches Kindles

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@FierceWireless: RT @engadgetmobile: Windows Phone Developer Summit coming June 20th, makes for one busy month. Article | [email protected]

> Verizon Wireless is leasing property in Alaska for cell towers. Article

> Two-thirds of the world's LTE connections--10.8 million subscribers--are in the United States and Canada, according to figures from Informa Telecoms & Media. Release

> Apple and Samsung have been ordered to shrink the size of their patent battle. Article

> The Huawei Prism Android smartphone is now among T-Mobile USA's offerings. Article

> Ericsson strengthened its LTE partnership with SK Telecom. Release

> Dragonwave said it simplified the purchase of Nokia Siemens Networks' microwave transport business. Release

> Best Buy's global marketing chief exited the company. Article

> Target will stop selling Amazon Kindles. Article

Mobile Content News

> Google Play added carrier billing services for T-Mobile USA and, soon, Sprint Nextel. Article

> Japanese mobile gaming platform GREE has acquired Funzio. Article

Broadband Wireless News

> According to one new survey, 75 percent of mobile service providers offer data speeds above 1 Mbps. Article

> Oklahoma-based Pioneer Cellular is the first Verizon Wireless LTE in Rural America participant to light up a commercial LTE network on Verizon's 700 MHz spectrum. Article

European Wireless News

> Underlying service revenues at Everything Everywhere grew 2.9 percent during its first quarter, but enforced cuts to Mobile Termination Rates dragged actual revenues down 2.5 per cent to £1.5 billion. Article

> Bolloré Telecom is challenging the French telecoms regulator Arcep over allegations that the company has not deployed its WiMAX network within the allotted timescales. Article

And finally... iPhone lands actor gig on "Star Trek." Article