iPad 'Mini" may have only Wi-Fi; MVNO Solavei nabs $5M in revenue in first 2 weeks

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@FierceWireless: Will the U.S. House Intelligence Committee report on Huawei and ZTE make it impossible for them to do business in the U.S.? Article | [email protected]

> T-Mobile USA MVNO Solavei said it has made $5 million in revenue during the first two weeks its service has been available. In addition, the company now has 30,000 customers, up from 25,000 it had signed up prior to its launch on Sept. 21. Article

> In a letter to shareholders, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer says the company's future will be a mix of hardware and software. Article

> Apple's rumored iPad "Mini" will likely only have Wi-Fi access initially. Article

> Mobile virtual network enabler Simplexity inked a deal with Sprint to provide the backend services for new MVNOs. Release

> Samsung confirmed that it will release a 4-inch screen version of the Galaxy S III on Oct. 11 in Germany. Article

> AT&T and T-Mobile have applied to the FCC to swap certain 1900 MHz  PCS licenses and one 1700 MHz AWS license.  Article

> T-Mobile USA confirmed it will be getting the Samsung Galaxy Note II.  Article.

> Qualcomm signed a 3G and 4G license deal with Brazilian manufacturer Semp Toshiba. Release

Mobile Content News

> Sprint Nextel confirmed it will not be launching its own branded app storefront. Article

> AT&T Mobility announced that Motorola Atrix 2 owners may now update their device to run Google's Android 4.0, a.k.a. Ice Cream Sandwich. Article

> Zipcar CEO said mobile is the primary way that the company's customers interact with Zipcar's services. Article

> Groupon is rolling out Breadcrumb, a new point-of-sale platform, via Apple's iPad tablet. Article

> Developers complained about Apple's Maps back in early June when they received the first pre-release version. Article

And finally… A Florida woman called 911 to report poor service at the local Burger King.   Article

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