Leap realigns executives; Airvana and Hitachi team on CDMA femtocells

> Leap Wireless has appointed Al Moschner chief operating officer. Moschner had been Leap's executive vice president and chief marketing officer. He will retain those responsibilities and will now also lead the information technology and technical operation functions, as well as supply chain management. In addition, Glenn Umetsu, Leap's executive vice president and CTO will now lead major strategic programs and projects for the company, including new market launches. Release

> Airvana will team with Hitachi Communication Technologies to deliver customized femtocell products that work with Hitachi network products. The femtocells will be geared to the Japanese market. Release

> MultiMedia Research reports that in 2007, 91 percent of U.S. 17-year-old girls had cell phones whereas only 78 percent of U.S.  17-year-old boys had cell phones. The company says that the difference is quite striking as there is little difference in handset ownership between the genders at age 13, with 57 percent of teenagers having cell phones. Release

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