Mobile news from our sister site mocoNews.net:
— France to auction off spectrum in 2009; about fifth of broadcast spectrum: France is among the first major European nation to announce plans for mobile service spectrum auction: it will set aside about a fifth of the country’s TV broadcasting spectrum (UHF band) for it by the end of 2009, reports IHT. This will go a long way in creating a harmonized mobile broadband network in Europe.
— DeviceAnywhere launching virtual developer labs for RIM, O2 and 3: A slew of deals for internet-based software testing service DeviceAnywhere, benefiting from the booming interest in mobile applications from operators and device makers as they try to lure consumers. The WSJ.com reports on DeviceAnywhere