Verizon says Droid won't eat up capacity; Sierra Wireless posts loss

> Verizon Wireless said it is ready for a possible data surge when it launches the Motorola Droid. Article

> Sierra Wireless posted a loss of $7.6 million in the third quarter, down from a profit of $7.3 million in the year-ago quarter. Article

> Verizon has decided that giving up control with the Droid might be a good thing. Commentary

> Varying approaches to providing voice-over-LTE could fragment the market, according to an Unstrung Insider study. Article

> PicoChip unveiled a new design it claims will provide HSPA cellular coverage over a 2-kilometer area. Article

> Vodafone and O2 UK announced their network-sharing agreement now covers over 100 sites live or under construction. Article

And finally... Apple fans struck back at Verizon Wireless' anti-iPhone marketing campaign for the Droid. Video


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