AlcaLu, China Mobile announce first call over trial TD-LTE network; FCC commissioner to leave agency

> ­Malaysian mobile network, Maxis is reported to be in talks with local WiMAX network operator Asiaspace over a possible LTE joint-venture. Article

­> Spirent Communications and Anue Systems gave jointly introduced a mobile backhaul testing solution designed to validate timing and synchronization as well as carrier Ethernet protocols including SyncE, IEEE 1588/PTPv2, and EthOAM. Article

­> Alcatel-Lucent and China Mobile say that they have successfully completed the first call over a trial TD-LTE network deployed in the city of Shanghai. Article

> FCC Commissioner Meredith Attwell Bakerwill leave the agency to become a government affairs vice president at NBCUniversal. Article

> Cisco introduced a wireless LAN controller that allows centralized management of up to 500 branch office locations from one data center. Article

And Finally... Police say an iPhone left in a stolen truck is how officers were able to capture a burglar suspected of multiple auto break-ins in Colorado Springs. The truck's owner tracked his vehicle's location though a website monitoring the phone's GPS application while updating sheriff dispatchers. Article

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