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ALSO NOTED: Details of Google's WiFi plan; Verizon Wireless names new CIO;and much more...

> An inside look at Google's San Francisco WiFi proposal. Article > Chutes &

SPOTLIGHT: Limits on Verizon Wireless' unlimited EVDO

According to reports on the Internet, the new Verizon Wireless EVDO data service is not the unlimited service the company claims it to be. The service, clearly marketed as unlimited, kicks off users

Rumor Mill: New Palm, Symbian Treos in development

According to reports circling the Internet, Palm has a new PalmOS version of its latest Treo in the works that will run on CDMA and GSM networks. Earlier rumors of an impending Symbian version of

SPOTLIGHT: Cellular-free enclaves fight pay phone removal

Some recent state laws protect public phones in towns that do not receive mobile phone services. One such law in New Hampshire protected a pay phone operated by Verizon, which tried to remove the

Tantus to launch 500 free hotspots in Chicago

Privately held wireless provider Tantus Networks plans to launch over 500 free WiFi hotspots in downtown Chicago and surrounding areas. The service, named WiFlux, will be free to end users and

MCI shareholders approve Verizon's $8.5B takeover

In another step toward consolidation of the wireless market, over 88 percent of MCI's shareholders approved the $8.5 billion acquisition of the company by Verizon. The move also puts an end to

Trend: US mobile subscribers likely to switch carriers

According to a study by J.D. Power and Associates, dissatisfaction with recent retail wireless purchases has increased 46 percent since last year. One-fifth of those who said they were

Rumor Mill: Verizon Wireless to launch live mobileTV

According to a report in The Washington Post, Verizon Wireless plans to launch a live television service to mobile phones early next year over a network built by Crown Castle

QUICKLINKS: EA Mobile CTO talks strategy; Cellular industry doesn't care about mobile data; Much more...

Analysis: Cellular industry doesn't care about mobile data. Blog Lincoln

Samsung: Major carrier to roll out WiMax by 2006

Samsung expects at least one major US mobile carrier to deploy WiMax technology next year. Insiders see Verizon Wireless or Sprint Nextel as the most likely candidates since Samsung has had