ABI Research: 103M 4G wholesale subs by 2016; IEEE publishes white-space standard

> Leap Wireless says that it has settled a dispute with some of its shareholders just one day before the annual meeting that would have seen them vote against the Board of Directors. Article

­> In 2016, ABI Research forecasts that there will be 103 million 4G wholesale subscribers - subscribers managed through a MVNO that buys wholesale access from a mobile operator - for mobile operators, an increase from just 3.8 million in 2010. Article

> The IEEE published the standard for white-space equipment that can be used to bring the technology to rural areas. The 802.22TM-2011 standard will be used on those slivers of spectrum that were freed up when U.S. broadcasters vacated their analog television channels to transition to digital TV. Using the new standard, hardware manufacturers should be able to start designing and building products for the unlicensed white-space spectrum. Article

> Enterprise wireless LAN vendor Meru Networks reported an increase in revenues of 11 percent to $23.2 million and a net loss of $9.8 million for the second quarter. Release

And finally... A city in northern Taiwan is trying the Midas touch to persuade reluctant residents to clean up after their canines: offering a chance to win gold bars to anyone handing in bags of doggy deposits. Article