Obama notes importance of wireless access; Amdocs expands at MetroPCS, U.S. Cellular

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> Korean researchers successfully tested LTE-Advanced network technology. Article

> According to the Global mobile Suppliers Association, HSPA+ has been deployed by more than 100 operators. Article

> President Obama noted the importance of wireless access in his State of the Union speech. Article

> Analysts expect Nokia to report a dismal fourth quarter. Article

> Nokia Siemens Networks is searching for a new CFO. Article

> Amdocs announced new agreements with MetroPCS (release) and U.S. Cellular (release).

> Google said it will now allow users to port their existing mobile number onto its Google Voice service. Post

> Google acquired voice calling services company SayNow. Article

> Verizon Wireless will charge $20 per month for its iPhone hotspot service. Article

> According to findings from Strategy Analytics, one in four survey respondents haven't heard of Windows Phone 7. Post

Mobile Content News

> Google said it will rework its Android Market billing services. Article

> Facebook acquired mobile advertising firm Rel8tion. Article

> Social networking giant Facebook plans to dramatically build out its mobile presence in the months ahead. Article

> Kongregate's Arcade mobile application is back in the Android Market. Article

And finally... The Black Eyed Peas' Will.i.am will join Intel as the company's "director of creative innovation." Article

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