Sprint's Hesse OK with handset exclusivity probe's premise; VoLGA Forum releases specs

> Sprint Nextel CEO Dan Hesse strongly defended handset exclusivity deals, saying they encourage innovation, but also said it was fair for the FCC to look into the length of such deals. Article

> The VoLGA forum, which supports Voice over LTE via Generic Access protocols, released a complete set of specifications for delivering voice and SMS over LTE access networks. Release

> AT&T will provide wireless service for Garmin's nüvi 1690, which is expected to be available in the fourth quarter for a manufacturer's suggested retail price of $499.99. Article

> SpinVox is reportedly being offered for sale by its chairman amid reports that institutional investors have lost faith in the company. Article

> Mavenir Systems and Acme Packet have created a reseller partnership for a voice-over-LTE solution. Article

> The market for mobile broadband cards will reach $8.4 billion by 2013, according to Infonetics. Article

> French President Nicolas Sarkozy has apparently gotten involved in the debate over the country's fourth 3G license. Article

> Both Orange UK and T-Mobile UK have quietly slipped out details of huge price increases to their roaming charges when calling outside of the EU. Article

And finally... Late night TV host Jimmy Fallon checks out some of the latest, greatest iPhone apps. Video

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