NSN wins Mosaic LTE deal; Thumb Cellular joins Verizon rural LTE program

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@FierceWireless Nvidia CEO Huang says mobile devices will meet all expectations of gaming devices and PCs in 3-4 years. Article #DatCES | Follow @FierceWireless

> Ericsson scored a Finnish 4G network equipment deal. Article (sub. req.)

> Nokia Siemens Networks won an LTE contract from Mosaic Telecom. Article

> Thumb Cellular will participate in Verizon Wireless' Rural America LTE program. Release

> Vocera acquired Wallace Wireless. Release

> Research In Motion will filter pornographic content on its BlackBerry service in Indonesia. Article

> Acer's 4.8-inch Android gadget will be sold by a U.S. carrier this year. Article

Mobile Content News

> Apple's App Store doubled its inventory to almost 300,000 iPhone applications in 2010. Article

> Social music service Rdio inked a new licensing agreement with global independent rights agency Merlin. Article

> Verizon Wireless will soon introduce a subscription offering from placeshifting technology developer Sling Media. Article

Broadband Wireless News

> A Nielson survey found that few U.S. wireless consumers understand the benefits of 4G. Article

> Verizon Wireless said it experienced a jump in higher-margin wireless data customers because of its $15/150MB smartphone data promotion. Article

European Wireless News

> Mobile TV has fallen off the radar in Europe. Commentary

> Having failed in its high-profile attempt to acquire TeliaSonera 18 months ago, France Telecom Orange has since turned its attention to smaller prey in emerging markets. Article

> Picochip said it reduced femtocell technology to a size where it can be manufactured as a USB device. Article

And finally... Movie filmed on iPhone. Article