NSN highlights signaling traffic improvements in iOS 4.2; Verizon HTC Merge again breaks cover

Quick news from across the Web

@FierceWireless RT @IntoMobile: TeliaSonera launches LTE in Finland: 46 EUR/month, 30 GB/month limit, 2 year contract [Free modem]. Article | Follow @FierceWireless

> Intel and Nvidia are in discussions to end their patent dispute. Article

> Samsung detailed a new NFC chip. Article

> The unannounced Verizon Wireless HTC Merge continues to pop up in unexpected places. Article

> T-Mobile USA reportedly plans to introduce new international calling plans Dec. 8. Article

> Verizon Wireless is testing its Home Phone Connect offering in New York and Connecticut. Article

> MetroPCS launched LTE in San Francisco. Release

> The Dell Venue Pro will go for $99 with a T-Mobile USA service contract. Article

> Shares in Research In Motion jumped after a financial analyst praised the company's new tablet operating system. Article

> Nokia Siemens tests show Apple's iOS 4.2 eases signaling traffic. Article

Mobile Content News

> AOL introduced an iTunes-style content management program for Android that sports wireless sync. Article

> Research In Motion sued Kik for patent infringement. Article

> DoubleTwist added wireless syncing to its Android app. Article

> Mobile application downloads in the U.S. increased 25 percent over the four-day Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Article

> Mobile Web usage across Research In Motion's BlackBerry operating system surpassed Apple's iOS for the first time in November. Article

> Microsoft won't pay Windows Phone 7 developers until February. Article

> Yahoo unveiled its top mobile searches from 2010. Post

And finally... The Smurfs movie. Video

Suggested Articles

MWC may be on an enforced hiatus this year but there's no shortage of device announcements that still need to go ahead as 5G momentum gathers pace.

Cisco on Tuesday touted the benefits of cloud-native software as part of its successful proof of concept for a 5G standalone (SA) network with KDDI.

The Telecom Infra Project (TIP) and O-RAN Alliance announced a liaison agreement that ensures alignment in the area of open RAN solutions.