Verizon nabs spectrum in Arkansas; China Unicom denies it purchased 5M iPhones

> Verizon Wireless announced a spectrum swap with NEATT Wireless involving 1.9 GHz airwaves in nine counties in Arkansas. Release

> China Unicom said it is in talks with Apple to get the iPhone, but denied a China Business News report that said the carrier had purchased 5 million iPhone units. Article

> Handset distributor Brightpoint named Cynthia Lucchesea as a new member of its board. Release

> The CDMA Development Group said the specifications for the CDMA2000 1X Advanced standard have been completed. Release

> Verizon announced the interoperability of Land Mobile Radio technology with its own push-to-talk service. Release

> Goldman Sachs issued a downbeat report on Nokia, noting there is little hope of the company turning around its prospects in the next 12 months. Article

> Motorola set up an LTE demonstration network in Stockholm, Ericsson's backyard. Article

And finally... A group of hula dancers mobbed an Apple store in San Francisco. Video

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