Nokia to ship N97; GreatCall releases new Jitterbug phone

> Nokia said that its N97 smartphone would begin shipping this month in 75 countries. There was no word on a U.S. carrier deal. Release

> GreatCall, the company behind Jitterbug phones for seniors, announced a new phone and expanded rate plans. Release

> Days ahead of Apple's WWDC event, the leaks about a new iPhone keep on coming. Commentary

> Seybold's take: Users need a way to test applications so that they can better choose from among many similar mobile offerings. Commentary

> The Symbian Foundation named Larry Berkin, previously the vice president of mobile ecosystem and corporate business development at Access, as the head of its alliance management efforts. Article

> Sprint Nextel announced the launch of its Sprint Developer Sandbox initiative. Article

> Nokia Siemens Networks secured the majority of base station contract awards during the first quarter of 2009, according to EJL Wireless Research. Release

> Wirefly.com announced it will be the first online retailer to sell wireless netbooks from AT&T Mobility and Verizon Wireless. Release

> The WiMAX Forum announced that 14 WiMAX companies will participate in its first commercial WiMAX interoperability and roaming trials. Release

> INQ Mobile will release a Twitter phone for the holiday season. Article

And finally... With more than three days to go before launch, some Palm Pre fans are apparently already lining up. Article

Suggested Articles

Also this week, more than 40 teams met up in Los Angeles to demonstrate 5G use cases on AT&T’s 5G network, which reached speeds up to 1.8 Gbps.

Next month, BT Mobile is debuting a combined 5G mobile and home broadband unlimited plan called BT Halo.

Mississippi's decision to drop out of litigation opposing the T-Mobile/Sprint merger is unique, says one analyst.