It will pave the way for CDMA WP7 phones, and also the much-needed copy-and-paste funcntion. No real surprises here, as this has been discussed for weeks and months, but it's nice we have an official date that's mere weeks away.
Furthermore, Steve Ballmer, the well-known energetic CEO of the Redmond-based company, told us what to expect further down the road with Windows Phone 7 - and it does sound intriguing, since he said multitasking and a browser based on Internet Explorer 9 are to arrive "later this year", as well as Twitter integration (within the People Hub) and support for Microsoft Office documents in the cloud via Skydrive.
2011 will surely be an exciting year for all WP7 users. Stay tuned to PhoneArena for more news from MWC are on the way.