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> T-Mobile USA appears to be gearing for a test of IPv6 technology. Article

> American Tower opened operations in Peru. Article

> Best Buy is sending special offers to its customers' smartphones when they enter one of the retailers' stores. Article

> Wireless veteran James A. Dwyer Jr. is dead at 73. Release

> Skype filed for a $100 million IPO. Article

> Research In Motion is testing servers in Saudi Arabia to address the country's security concerns. Article

> Rumors indicate the Motorola Droid 2 is headed soon to Verizon Wireless. Article

> The BlackBerry 6-ready Curve 3G 9300 appears bound for T-Mobile USA. Article

> AndroidGuys.com posted pictures of what it said was an HTC world phone for Verizon Wireless. Post

> AT&T Mobility and Samsung are teaming to sell the Samsung Eternity II, a touchscreen device featuring AT&T Mobile TV, and the Samsung Flight II. Release

Mobile Content News

> Mobile marketing solutions provider Scanbuy named Mike Wehrs as its interim CEO and president. Article

> Audiovox and Qualcomm's FLO TV mobile broadcast unit introduced the Audiovox 7" Portable DVD Player with FLO TV. Article

> AT&T Mobility and Verizon Wireless reportedly will begin trialing their proposed contactless payment system in mid-2011. Article

> Sonic Solutions and Widevine teamed for mobile movie services across an array of smartphones and connected devices. Article

Broadband Wireless News

> WiMAX vendor Airspan Networks scored a coup in the smart grid arena. Article

> Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W.V) introduced legislation last week designed to reallocate the 700 MHz D-Block spectrum directly to public safety. Article

> The FCC has denied attempts by the Association of Maximum Service Television to look over documents related to tests the commission conducted with unlicensed devices in TV white spaces spectrum. Article

> The WiMAX Forum isn't worried about India. Commentary

European Wireless News

> WiFi is the savior of 3G? Commentary

> According to Ovum, M2M has regained operators' attention. Article

> Research firm ABI forecasts the M2M market to reach $3.8 billion in 2015. Article

> KPN's CEO said the carrier will likely implement usage-based charging for data traffic by the end of 2010. Article

> O2 said it will look for a new banking partner after its deal with NatWest ends. Article

> Orange and O2 said they will participate in a three-year program to develop cloud-based mobile applications across the EU. Article

> Rumors indicate Vodafone is interested in a stake in TIM Participacoes, the Brazilian mobile unit of Telecom Italia. Article

And finally... Another Microsoft mobile OS? Welcome to the "Menlo." Article

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