ALSO NOTED: Ericsson to spend $25M on R&D; iPass partners with Aircell for in-flight WiFi; and much more...

> Ericsson announced it would increase investments in research and development and spend some $25 billion during the next five years on new technologies and software. Article

> iPass partnered with Aircell for in-flight WiFi. Release

> Sprint Nextel's largest independent affiliate, iPCS announced that three of its subsidiaries are suing Sprint Nextel over its recent deal with Clearwire. Release

> Camera memory card can tag location info using WiFi Article

Suggested Articles

MTN Consulting says the industry consensus is that 5G will double to triple energy consumption for mobile operators, once networks scale.

Ericsson remains hopeful that the FCC could allocate part of the 6 GHz band for licensed uses rather than giving it all up for unlicensed.

Microsoft announced the preview of Azure Private Edge Zones, which are private 5G/LTE networks combined with Azure Stack Edge on-premises.