MetroPCS to sell HTC Wildfire S; AT&T network falls in Northeast

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> AT&T Mobility said it suffered a wireless service disruption in the Northeast. Article

> An 8.9-inch Kindle Fire will reportedly launch next year. Article

> Leap Wireless' Cricket Muve Music is available nationwide through Amazon.com. Release

> The FCC will hold a hearing for new nominees. Article

> MetroPCS said it will sell the HTC Wildfire S. Release

Mobile Content News

> Adobe said it will make Flash for Android's Ice Cream Sandwich. Article

> Hotel deals app maker HotelTonight has closed a Series B financing round totaling $9 million. Article

> Visa is partnering with mobile retail solutions provider shopkick to offer cardholders rewards points at the point of sale. Article

Broadband Wireless News

> Alcatel-Lucent said it has created a cloud-computing platform for operators that allows operators to deliver service-level agreements around priority and quality of service. Article

> Global mobile Suppliers Association member companies, including operators, believe that the 1800MHz band will be the prime spectrum band for operators deploying LTE services. Article

European Wireless News

> 3UK will formally call upon the European Commission to block the mobile commerce joint venture formed by its UK rivals, Vodafone, O2 UK and Everything Everywhere. Article

> The ongoing European debt crisis is forcing Vodafone to open a rigorous review of its cost structure for 2012. Article

> Nokia CEO Stephen Elop said that driving up sales volumes of its new Lumia smartphones is the key priority, as well as attracting support from the app developer community. Article

And finally... AT&T raised the price of the iPhone 3GS to 99 cents. Article

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