Top Canadian stories from the past week, plus other news from around the web

Another busy week in Canadian mobile! This week saw TELUS flip their LTE network on in 14 locations and release a selection of devices. In addition, various carriers released or announced new handsets, plans and promos. Here’s a list of some notable happening in Canada, plus a few choice from around the world:

– TELUS’ LTE network is now live [Read here]
– Bell relaunches the $30/month 6GB data plan [Read here]
– Rogers LG Optimus 3D gets upgraded to OS 2.3.5, we go hands-on [Read here]
– Samsung Galaxy S II HD coming to Canada [Read here]
– Complete Samsung Galaxy Note pricing for Rogers, Bell and TELUS [Read here]
– Hands-On with Rogers One Number [Read here]
– Bell expanding LTE coverage to 7 more locations [Read here]
– Public Mobile has 199,000 subscribers [Read here]
– MTS 2011 has 496,432 wireless subscribers [Read here]
– TELUS ends 2011 with 7,340,000 wireless subscribers [Read here]
– Rogers rolls out new “Ultimate Unlimited Family Plans” [Read here]
– Vonage Mobile launches with free Canada and U.S. calling with new app [Read here]
– Galaxy Nexus now available at Videotron [Read here]
– Video: RIM tests the durability of your BlackBerry smartphone [Read here]
– WIND Mobile to release the HTC Radar (Windows Phone) [Read here]
– OPP targeting distracted drivers next week, “no excuses, no exceptions” [Read here]
– WIND Mobile has 425,000 subscribers [Read here]
– Bell Let’s Talk Day #s: 78,520,284 calls, texts and retweets raised $3,926,014.20 [Read here]
– Hands-on with the Chrome for Android beta (Video) [Read here]
– HTC to start Ice Cream Sandwich rollout “by the end of March” [Read here]
– Bell has a wireless subscriber base of 7,427,482 [Read here]
– Contest: Win a WIND Mobile HTC Amaze 4G with 2 months of service! [Read here]

Around the web:
– Phones 4u ‘JUMP’ plan lets you swap phones every six months [Engadget]
– Google disables prepaid cards in wake of Google Wallet exploit [Android Central]
– Get paid to upgrade to a new BlackBerry? [CrackBerry]
– Study credits ‘app economy’ with 500,000 U.S. jobs [CNet]
– Nokia N9 spotted running Ice Cream Sandwich [Engadget]