ALSO NOTED: Canada to pump $20.65M for satellite broadband system; Korean vendors show 7.2 Mbps HSDPA devices; and more...

> Canada plans to make as much as $20.65 million available to construct a satellite infrastructure to bring broadband to 43 communities in northern Quebec, Ontario and Manitoba. Article

> Samsung Electronics, LG Electronics and Pantech have introduced their first phones that are compatible with 7.2 Mbps variants of HSDPA networks. Article

And finally... A group of Italian amateur radio operators succeeded in deploying an 802.11a link that spans almost 200 miles. Article