Top wireless stories of the week ending in 6/8/2012

T-Mobile to test HSPA+ in 1900 MHz for iPhone: T-Mobile USA will turn on HSPA+ services in its 1900 MHz PCS spectrum at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, allowing unlocked Apple iPhones on its network to take advantage of faster speeds during Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference next week.

IPv6 is here, will impact all industry players: The worldwide commercial launch of IPv6 on June 6th, an event sponsored and organized by the Internet Society, was called a major milestone by several players and consultant firms. The launch of the new internet protocol version follows the successful 2011 test day, however at the moment, only some IPv6 deployments are expected for the participants’ products and services.

Virgin Mobile iPhone official, debut set for June 29: Virgin Mobile USA has confirmed it will carry the iPhone two days after rumors surfaced that it was set to become the second U.S. provider to offer the device on a prepaid basis.

FCC strikes spectrum deal with Mexico that helps Sprint: The Federal Communications Commission today announced that the U.S. State Department and the government of Mexico have come to an agreement over the use of 800 MHz and 1900 MHz spectrum near the U.S.-Mexico border.

Qualcomm devising multiband 700 MHz chip, revises S4 line: Qualcomm recently indicated through a filing with the Federal Communications Commission that it is working on a new chip that will support multiple frequencies in the 700 MHz spectrum band.

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