Samsung plans Galaxy Ace Plus; T-Mobile details phone sale

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@FierceWireless: Verizon hit with third LTE outage in December. Article | [email protected]

> Investment banking firm JP Morgan said AT&T could purchase Leap Wireless or MetroPCS. Article

> Wilson Electronics introduced an LTE signal booster. Article

> Verizon Wireless canceled its $2 "convenience fee." Article

> Samsung is planning a Galaxy Ace Plus. Article

> T-Mobile USA announced a new phone sale. Release

> American Tower announced a new plan that will allow it to qualify as a real estate investment trust for U.S. federal income tax purposes. Release

> New York-based Verizon Wireless reseller Zcom Wireless sued the cell phone company for $1 billion. Article

> Apple is reportedly planning a media-focused event this month. Article

> MetroPCS likely will soon begin selling the LG Connect 4G. Article

> LightSquared hired a new CFO with experience in mergers. Article

Mobile Content News

> News daily USA Today is launching a new mobile application optimized expressly for's fast-growing Kindle Fire tablet. Article

> The Application Developers Alliance will launch at CES. Article

Broadband Wireless News

> SK Telecom introduced a Wi-Fi/LTE femtocell. Article

> Research has uncovered a WPS security flaw. Article

European Wireless News

> Mobile barcodes are set to life the mobile payments arena. Editor's Corner

> Members of the European parliament are calling on the European Union to implement curbs on Internet roaming charges. Article

And finally... Steve Jobs, the action figure. Article