Airvana named former Nortel exec Richard Lowe as CEO; Burger King launched AT&T Wi-Fi for all U.S. restaurants

Wireless tech news from around the Web.

> Small cell vendor Airvana named former Nortel exec Richard Lowe as its CEO. Article

> Huawei and LG Uplus will deploy the world's first CPRI-over-WDM/OTN solution for LTE-A backhaul. Release

> iPass joined the WifiForward coalition to lobby for the release of unlicensed spectrum. Release

> Boingo Wireless was named exclusive neutral host DAS and small cell provider for EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City. Release

> Graphene looked at as the material of tomorrow. Article (sub. req.)

> DirecTV is reportedly close to launching 4G LTE services in Colombia during this quarter. Article (sub. req.)

> The UK universities of Bristol and Cardiff designed an energy-saving amplifier for cell towers. Article

> Burger King launched AT&T Wi-Fi services for all of its U.S. restaurants. Release

> Frost & Sullivan said fiber-to-the-antenna and LTE deployments are strengthening the business case for fiber-optic test equipment. Release

And finally… A Google patent application indicates that the company has conceived of a camera-enhanced smart contact lens that is controlled by the wearer's eye movements. Article