Next-generation LTE networks could be deployed in as many as 20 frequency bands, creating “a great deal of uncertainty” in the minds of mobile device component suppliers about which to support, according to a new Strategy Analytics report.
Number two US operator AT&T has announced plans to follow its rivals by supporting Google’s Android platform and Palm’s webOS platform. AT&T plans to launch five Android devices during the first half of this year, including exclusive devices from HTC and Motorola. The most high-profile of the five is likely to be its decision to launch an exclusive Android device from Dell.
This month’s expected launch of Nokia’s Ovi Store will be the biggest application store debut to date, featuring a catalogue of 20,000 items, according to a Forbes report.