Top wireless stories of the week

Check out this week's most-viewed stories across Fierce's wireless publications:

1. Sprint taps AlcaLu, Ericsson, Samsung for $5B network modernization project
2. AT&T CTO: Data traffic is slowing
3. Verizon aims to keep LTE premium service as long as possible

1. Copy and paste highlights Windows Phone 7 developer update
2. Android closes in on iOS as U.S. smartphone market booms
3. Google releases Android 2.3 'Gingerbread' SDK

1. ComScore: Android surges to 23.5% of U.S. smartphone market
2. Amazon expands Kindle ebook access to browser
3. IDC: Google now controls 59% of U.S. mobile ad market

1. Verizon cuts daily prepaid plan to $1.99
2. Sprint selects network project vendors, will start shutting down iDEN in 2013
3. MetroPCS will launch Android LTE phone in Q1

1. iPhone crushes N8 in Europe; but hope exists, claims analyst
2. LTE hyped as answer to data traffic limits, while HSPA carries the traffic
3. FT Orange: 10x more data traffic in two years time, says CEO