Verizon: More rural acquisitions may come; RIM still trying to cool India's threat of banning the BlackBerry

> PCCW Ltd. said it plans to bundle its telecom, media and information-technology-systems businesses into a holding company, and sell almost half of it to investors. Article (WSJ sub req.)

> Verizon: More rural wireless acquisitions may come in the future. Article

> French audiovisual regulator CSA awarded DVB-H mobile TV broadcast licenses to 13 private channels, including France Telecom's Orange Sports and filmmaker Luc Besson's EuropaCorp TV. Article

> Executives from Research In Motion (RIM) were reportedly meeting with Indian government officials behind closed doors today in an effort to avoid a widely-rumored government threat to ban the use of the BlackBerry as part of the war on terrorism. Article

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