T-Mobile, Broadpoint ink coverage deal; Genachowski keeps focus on competition

> T-Mobile USA signed a deal with the Houston-based telecom company Broadpoint to give its customers better coverage in the Gulf of Mexico. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Article

> In an interview with GigaOM, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski said the commission will have a "relentless focus on competition, consumers and innovation." Article

> Days after its second quarter earnings announcement, Sprint Nextel is trumpeting the contributions of its Business Markets Group, which it formed in April. Release

> Will Microsoft be able to woo iPhone application developers to its Windows Marketplace for Mobile application storefront? Commentary

> TeleNav will make its GPS Navigator software available for T-Mobile's myTouch 3G. Article

> Samsung Electronics announced the launch of its Application Seller Site portal. Article

> Research and development costs for creating new mobile operating systems could result in consolidation in the smartphone OS market, according to Strategy Analytics. Article

And finally... A taxi service in Vermont is allowing customers to pay what they want for their fare. Article

Suggested Articles

Dish Network may be paying attention to Rakuten’s woes, as it has used the Japanese operator's greenfield 4G mobile network build as an analogy for its…

Verizon’s mobile 5G service, while still limited to small pockets of urban areas, is delivering impressive speed improvements from LTE, according to July…

Common Networks is collaborating with Facebook on the deployment of Terragraph mmWave hardware and technology to enable faster speeds in the home.