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Femtocells Asia starts Monday: in SIngapore: http://bit.ly/gOa5Nx Femto Forum plenary starts Wednesday, same venue: http://bit.ly/dSMfKG

South Korea’s top two operators face LTE spectrum restrictions: The South Korean regulator plans to auction LTE …http://bit.ly/llPBTj

500 M€ more for Galileo: from 18 operational satellites in the next few years to 24!  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-13871198

Round-ups from Femtocells World Summit: Wilson Street: http://bit.ly/mdnAq5http://bit.ly/lm9sbR, http://deck.ly/~5xXx1 Femtocell Market Hits Triple-Digit Growth Phase: Femtocells are seeing some impressive triple-di… http://bit.ly/hwgrbS

96% of Vodafone IRL femto customers would recommend the product.  New-style Vodafone UK femtocell and pricing plans: http://bit.ly/haDxiU  . Vodafone at #FWS11 Q: Will you launch LTE femtocells? A: Yes! Vodafone Italy launches femtocell offering: http://bit.ly/hiRQ8I

What proportion of global operators will have deployed femtocells by 2011? Vodafone: 100%, Colt: 100%, Telefonica-O2: 60%. (panel)

Colt Telecom: offering femto core as a managed service – removes barrier to entry for MNOs to launch femto.  TOT using femtocells with IPStar satellite backhaul on SUVs for emergency coverage. Telefonica – another vote for the growing femto/Wifi convergence consensus. Verizon sets out plans for residential, enterprise femto. Propensity to churn down from 65% to 8% when femtocell installed VF Greece. VF Greece say 98% of their femtocell customers would recommend the product.  Network Norway said 76% of their femtocell trial customers refused to give it back afterwards. 60% of households and 83% of heavy Wi-Fi users want femtocells! Global consumer survey findings publishedhttp://bit.ly/kW3MrB. 3G femtocells now outnumber conventional 3G basestations globally! http://bit.ly/kB89nc .What do consumers in China, Germany, Japan, Spain, the U.K. and the U.S. think of femtos? http://ow.ly/4MdKV Femtocells hit the $100 tipping point this year, spurring mass adoption: http://ow.ly/4MdJO Femtocells to become dominant mobile data offload strategy in North America: http://ow.ly/4MdII Femtos will help offload 63% of mobile data by 2015, Juniper Research says: http://ow.ly/4MdEF How do femtos help mitigate RAN congestion? http://ow.ly/4MdBR How femtos are shaking up the telecom vendor ecosystem: http://ow.ly/4Mdfv More than 250,000 Sprint customers have a femtocell: http://ow.ly/4MdcL 1,000 femtocells help Japan recover from earthquakes and Tsunamis: http://ow.ly/4Md5e Femtocells restore mobile service after natural disasters: html http://ow.ly/4Md2L  AT&T still big on femtos… http://bit.ly/fsh1mK

Femto Forum interview with Engineering TV at CTIA http://bit.ly/dT32Q4  Femtocell Shipments Gain Traction; to Exceed 5 Million in 2012: Infonetics Research: With over 1.… http://deck.ly/~Z57zH Sprint sells over 250K Airave femtocells http://bit.ly/heGdH3

When would 3 get dual-mode LTE devices? http://www.lightreading.com/messages.asp?piddl_msgthreadid=237040&piddl_msgid=

ZTE takes dual-mode TDD/FDD #LTE to Europe —http://www.lightreading.com/document.asp?doc_id=206161&

Ericsson‘s new multimedia man —http://www.lightreading.com/document.asp?doc_id=208656&

Orange Romania launches femtocell product for businesses http://goo.gl/wHToz

Australia goes for Ericsson’s LTE TDD for rural broadband in NBN project. http://www.lightreading.com/document.asp?doc_id=208478&

Souped up small cells on Light Reading Mobile –http://www.lightreading.com/document.asp?doc_id=208292&

Everything Everywhere and BT to trial LTE in UK with NSN and Huawei gear. Huawei breaks in at Everything Everywhere –http://www.lightreading.com/document.asp?doc_id=207625&

http://www.lightreading.com/blog.asp?blog_sectionid=244&doc_id=208210& – Why LightSquared needs Sprint. Yes, LightSquared DID say it would launch LTE in 2011. What they *meant*, well. http://www.lightreading.com/document.asp?doc_id=208158

Is $20M low for PacketExchange? http://www.lightreading.com/document.asp?doc_id=208169&

SaskTel to use Alcatel-Lucent for FTTHhttp://bit.ly/jGPSDI

A handy guide to all the antitrust investigations against Google. http://read.bi/loxtKv

http://t.co/vAeXHDT — Charter to raise rates for standard cable by 9 percent

Details of first Nokia Windows Phone leaked online – Nokia CEO Stephen Elop has unveiled details of the first Nokia …http://ow.ly/1dqpCs

Nortel looks set to end not with a whimper, but a bang with its patents auction, http://www.lightreading.com/document.asp?doc_id=206368&

Sony Android phones to incorporate television technology http://bit.ly/jHbLEf

CRTs, LCDs and OLED http://bit.ly/jF5mLY

New stats on LTE network performance here http://www.lightreading.com/document.asp?doc_id=206668&

Another blow for LightSquared » telecoms.com – telecoms industry news, analysis and opinion  http://bit.ly/ieRyEd  LightSquared squared off with skeptics of its LTE plans at a Thursday hearing on Capitol Hill http://bit.ly/mzqwl0

Telecom Asia: Malaysia P1 signs multimode LTE deal with Qualcomm http://bit.ly/ltGvBW

MLL readies managed backhaul service for UK LTE market: Backhaul specialist MLL Telecom is pitching a managed service…http://bit.ly/jO1rBe

Italy leads in Europe as mobile video market set to triple worldwide: http://bit.ly/mlemc0

EVO 3D and EVO View 4G now available to the non-Premier masses http://engt.co/jYaxow

Appropriations Committee Conditions FCC Funding for LightSquared http://bit.ly/mLw4Hq

ComScore Launches New Measurement Service For Digital Devices http://bit.ly/maPVMF

New AT&T U-Verse TV App Puts Quick and Convenient Support at Customers’ Fingertips http://bit.ly/laZIM0

NTT DoCoMo Deal Brings FlyScreen To Millions Of Japanese Android Users http://tcrn.ch/lqoPAC

UTStarcom, Inc. and UTStarcom Holdings Corp. Announce Approval of Merger http://bit.ly/m1Dvs3

New AT&T U-verse TV App Puts Quick and Convenient Support at Customers’ Fingertips  http://bit.ly/kCDzFV

Synchronica plc – Airtel Africa Launches Synchronica-Powered Mobile Messaging Service ‘airtel connect’ in 16 countries http://bit.ly/jYryYt

A 2,150% Power Boost That Could Ease the Cable Crunch http://trap.it/yLcSsf

The LTE and WiMAX equipment markets each hit roughly the half-billion dollar mark in 1Q11 – report highlights: http://t.co/HFGdptS

Cable & wireless companies support a plan to reform the FCC including rules to loosen merger conditions. http://ow.ly/5oOiO

Codifying The Definition Of 4G Speed: In a competitive environment, one would expect to see carriers touting the…http://bit.ly/jsMgx1

CommunicAsia2011 and BroadcastAsia2011 Close With Strong Results http://bit.ly/jiTHQT

FaceFlix: A Facebook + Netflix strategy to rival cable VOD, Apple iPad, Google TV? http://t.co/QAUhh9N

Think Tank Roundtable: Should Microsoft Move in on RIM?http://bit.ly/moxVHe

AT&T’s content delivery service relies on caching and acceleration technologies http://bit.ly/mUCnm4

Telefónica Germany changes IPTV business model: Telefónica Germany has changed the pricing and package structure… http://bit.ly/mABc2B

OTT TV revenues to rise at CAGR of 32% over next five years: Over-the-top (OTT) TV subscription revenues w…http://bit.ly/jgelQF

AT&T places IPTV troubleshooting in the hands of end-users: AT&T has introduced a new app for its IPTV service…http://bit.ly/lqb3Ff

Attn carriers, learn how to innovate in biz models, pricings & srvcs w/new special report, Ideas for Monetizing  4G http://bit.ly/msbWwE

Time Warner Cable CEO Now Loves Netflix? http://j.mp/jw8Dg3(Why not? No programming fees + usage billing = nirvana)

From devices at CommuncAsia to DAS networks here’s your dose of Telecom news from around the globe  http://youtu.be/dPst2fuFL1A

New Edition of Michael Collette’s INdustry Column Focuses on the “Cord-Cutting” Phenomenon: –Argues that Cable …http://bit.ly/lDONyA

Shazam Raises $32 Million to Continue its Expansion into Interactive TV: http://bit.ly/kr0HVI

Operating a technology-oriented business requires vigilance, intelligence and business acumen. Strategy…http://bit.ly/knFCo8

Maybe folks are watching cable shows? — Apple iPad Accounts for 97% of Tablet Traffic on the Web (PC Magazine) http://dlvr.it/Xh0LN

Hulu Said To Have New TV Deal With Disney http://j.mp/kLKdWL

Wireless Broadband Alliance and Wi-Fi Alliance to collaborate on hotspot , roaming, data offload http://bit.ly/kJLGy2

Google to shutter health, energy services http://smrt.io/iJbfzP

Government says rural areas lag behind in broadband speeds: A new rural broadband report shows large gaps in broadband… http://bit.ly/kVNDDR