LightSquared inks deal with VoX; AT&T intros new Windows Phone gadgets from Samsung, HTC

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@FierceMobiCo: #Adobe extends streaming video to Apple's #iOS; @USAirways debuts mobile boarding passes. Article | [email protected]

> Chariton Valley Communication Corporation announced the company entered into an agreement with Verizon Wireless to participate in the LTE in Rural America program. Article

> By 2015, more U.S. Internet users will access the Internet through mobile devices than through PCs or other wireline devices, according to IDC. Article

> LightSquared said it signed a multi-year wholesale agreement with VoX Communications. Release

> Qualcomm announced expanded availability of its Femtocell Station Modem enterprise chipsets. Release

> RadioShack plans to reduce the price of Verizon Wireless smartphones by $100. Article

> Time Warner Cable will launch a Wi-Fi network in Los Angeles. Article

> AT&T Mobility said it will sell the Samsung Focus S, the Samsung Focus Flash and the HTC Titan Windows Phone "Mango" devices. Post

> AT&T said it will sell the Acer Iconia Tab A501 for $479.99 without a contract. Release

> AT&T is putting tablets at the front of its stores. Article

> HTC is set to release new phones Sept. 20. Article

> Sony Ericsson is likely to revamp its marketing "voice." Article

> Mosaid Technologies is evaluating other bids besides that of Wi-LAN. Article

> A former Nokia executive acquired the assets of a connected watch company called Meta Watch. Article

Mobile Content News

> Broadcasting giant Clear Channel Radio introduced the beta release of its New iHeartRadio streaming music service. Article

> Amazon.com is reportedly in talks with publishers to introduce an e-book service similar in scope to Netflix. Article

Broadband Wireless News

> The U.S. Senate cleared a bill passed by the House in June that will fundamentally change the way patents are reviewed by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Article

> President Obama last week included his wireless broadband deployment plan as part of the American Jobs Act that he announced in a speech to Congress Thursday night. Article

> Marvell announced a single-chip, multi-radio-access-technology LTE world modem that can be used in a variety of devices. Article

European Wireless News

> Mobile commerce is still missing consumer involvement. Editor's Corner

> 3UK has filed a complaint with the European Commission and is asking for the mobile commerce joint venture formed in June by Vodafone, Telefónica's O2 UK and Everything Everywhere to be scrapped--unless it is allowed to join. Article

> The European Commission has given the go-ahead to the eCall system that will alert emergency services if vehicles are involved in a life-threatening accident. Article

And finally... Research In Motion and Dolby dropped their patent-infringement lawsuits, inked a licensing deal and hugged. Article

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