802.11ac adoption forces change for test equipment; FCC wants public's help on frequency coordination for the 3550-3650 MHz band

Wireless tech news from around the Web.

> Diametriq added CAMEL/WIN to its Diameter Interworking System to ensure prepaid subscriber roaming between LTE and 3G networks. Release

> 802.11ac's growing adoption means many upgraded or new versions of test equipment now accommodate a 160 MHz channel bandwidth. Article

> Shopkick is testing Apple's iBeacon Bluetooth Low Energy technology at Macy's. Article

> Global Eagle Entertainment's Wi-Fi service on Southwest Airlines is now available gate to gate. Release

> Huawei and China Mobile both selected Ranplan's iBuildNet software tools for in-building wireless network design, simulation and optimization. Release

> The Dynamic Spectrum Alliance added new members and demanded global action to free up spectrum. Release

> CommScope said its ultra-wideband, outdoor macro site portfolio has increased flexibility for support of multiple frequency bands with potentially only one antenna per sector. Release

> Xirrus announced a four-radio outdoor 802.11n array for Wi-Fi in outdoor and high-density venues. Release

> The FCC wants the public's help in designing its on-the-fly frequency coordination system for the 3550-3650 MHz band. Article

> Qualcomm is focusing on the Internet of Things with new IPQ chips. Article

And finally… Remember the eerie spinning Egyptian statue in the UK museum? The mystery has been solved, and it's not so eerie after all. Article