Airspan wins WiMAX contract in Alaska; Does the FCC have the authority to create net neutrality rules?

> Taiwan's telecommunications regulator said Wednesday it granted a WiMAX service license to Vee Telecom Multimedia and the company has six months to launch commercial operations. Article

> ­Vodafone Greece has upgraded its 3G network to HSPA+ and now supports peak download rates of up to 28.8 Mbps. Article

> ­Airspan Networks has won a WiMAX supply contract from Alaska's Arctic Slope Telephone Association Cooperative, through systems integrator Stutler Technologies ASTAC owns the largest 700 MHz license in Alaska. Article

> The U.S. Federal Communications Commission lacks the statutory authority to make network neutrality rules prohibiting broadband providers from selectively blocking or slowing some Internet traffic, a former U.S. solicitor general said. Article

> Businesses, schools and public safety providers that reside in the sutheast Massachusetts region will soon be getting a new bandwidth infusion as the OpenCape Corp. has been awarded $32 million in Broadband Technology Opportunity Program (BTOP) funds to build a hybrid fiber/microwave middle-mile network. Article

And Finally... Authorities say an aggressive red-tailed hawk has attacked at least five people recently in a Connecticut town. Article

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