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

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