Sprint won't charge extra for FaceTime; Huawei may challenge Samsung in smartphones

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@FierceWireless: RT@kfitchard: Explaining AT&T and Verizon's' complex shared-data plans. Article. >> A primer on shared data. Get your calculators ready. ‪#GOM[email protected]

> Nokia's "something amazing" on Sept. 7 is a store remodeling in Helsinki. Article

> Sprint Nextel said it will not charge extra for FaceTime video calls over its cellular network. Article (sub. req.)

> Samsung has asked a court to limit Apple's references to the late Steve Jobs in the companies' upcoming patent trial. Article

> ABI Research is predicting at least another two quarters of troubles in the network infrastructure market. Release

> Huawei's inexpensive smartphones could pressure Samsung. Article

> Apple must reportedly air ads that say that Samsung did not copy the iPad. Article

> Renesas Mobile said it demonstrated high-definition Voice over LTE technology with Nokia Siemens Networks. Release

Mobile Content News

> Pocket has raised $5 million in Series B financing to expand its save-for-later application to additional devices and platforms. Foundation Capital led the round, with Baseline Ventures and Google Ventures also participating. Article

> Mobile TV's future is still murky. Editor's Corner

Broadband Wireless News

> The Wi-Fi Alliance has created a task group aimed at developing a multi-vendor interoperable applications platform that will leverage the alliance's Wi-Fi Direct peer-to-peer connectivity certification. Article

European Wireless News

> Vodafone is reportedly negotiating with South Korean operator SK Telecom to acquire LTE technology that will better manage the data volumes produced by smartphones and tablets. Article

> Telefónica appointed banking firms UBS and JPMorgan Chase to prepare its O2 Germany unit for an initial public offering, with the number of shares offered being dependent upon demand, according to Bloomberg, which cited unnamed sources. Article

And finally… Did Verizon's Fran Shammo spill the beans about the iPhone 5's release date? Article

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