T-Mobile to sell HTC One S for $199; RIM reportedly engaging with JPMorgan

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> Verizon Wireless is offering a new international data plan of 100 MB for $25. Article

> T-Mobile USA said it will offer the HTC One S starting April 25 for $199 with a rebate and service contract. Release

> According to Chitika, HTC's overall Web traffic share fell 60 percent from October to March. Post

> Qualcomm, Intel, MediaTek, Texas Instruments and ST-Ericsson grabbed the top five baseband revenue share rankings in 2011, according to Strategy Analytics. Release

> Nokia Siemens Networks reported a drop in first-quarter sales and a negative operating margin, but the joint venture promised an improvement in its margins in the second quarter as it continues its restructuring program. Article

> Research In Motion is reportedly close to picking JPMorgan Chase as its strategic advisor. Article

> Verizon Wireless' planned spectrum sale could throw a wrench into LTE interoperability. Article

> BlackBerry is doing well in Asia. Article

> The Samsung i405U is headed to U.S. Cellular with LTE. Article

> Nokia Siemens said it will support TD-LTE in 1900 MHz. Release

> Google CEO Larry Page said Android is important to the company but not critical. Article

Mobile Content News

> Video calling firm Tango raised $40 million in funding. Article

> Zynga is adding social media sharing features to its hit mobile game Draw Something, which the company acquired last month. Article

> Microsoft introduced a version of its Kinect Star Wars app to Apple's iOS and Google's Android. Article

Broadband Wireless News

> Mobile operators need to look at Wi-Fi offloading with a fresh business model in mind that may not resemble their former ways of doing business, says Selina Lo, CEO of Ruckus Wireless. Article

> Dish Network's efforts to launch a terrestrial LTE Advanced network using S-band satellite spectrum are an imperative for the satellite-TV provider, which is watching its primary business mature and stagnate, according to Charlie Ergen, Dish's chairman. Article

European Wireless News

> KPN said it is reviewing its strategic options for its Belgium-based mobile unit BASE. Article

> O2 UK said it recorded download rates up to 150 Mbps across the 25 sites in central London during trials of its LTE service. Article

And finally... New, water-resistant coating for phones could save the planet. Article


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