Qualcomm makes first HSPA+ call; China Mobile buys TD-SCDMA phones for Olympics

> Qualcomm says it completed the world's first data call using HSPA+. The call achieved a data transfer rate of more than 20 Mbps in a 5 MHz channel.  Release

> China Mobile has purchased 40,000 TD-SCDMA phones for use during the Olympic Games. The handsets were purchased from ZTE Corp., Lenovo and Guangzhou New Postcom Equipment. Article

> SNL Kagan expects mobile data revenue will increase 16 percent annually from $24 billion in 2007 to more than $100 billion in 2017. Release

> The Wireless History Foundation has set the date for its dinner celebrating the 25th anniversary of wireless. Details here

And finally... Text-message mishaps are on the rise. Article