ALSO NOTED: Free WiFi for Vista users; WiFi at the art museum, and much more...

> T-Mobile promises three free months of WiFi for Vista users. Report

> There is now another place to surf the web without wires in downtown Savannah, GA: The Telfair Museum of Art's Jepson Center just announced WiFi is available there. Report

> Chipmaker Renesas Technology has invested in WLAN chipset vendor Key Stream Corporation. The two companies plan to collaborate on product integration, WiFi-enabled SoC designs and the development of next-generation wireless standards. Report

> D-Link said it has captured the No. 1 market share position for WLAN in Asia Pacific, excluding Japan. The latest IDC Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan) Quarterly Wireless LAN Tracker Report for Q3, 2006, shows D-Link achieving an 18.9 percent share in the WLAN market. Report

> Market research firm BMI-TechKnowledge says fixed and wireless broadband connections in Africa are expected to exceed 7 million by 2011, with DSL subscribers making up 3.7 million and mobile cellular technologies and fixed wireless broadband competing for second place. Report

> And speaking of Africa: Africa's No. 3 mobile phone operator, Celtel, will inject an additional $1.4 billion into its Nigerian unit this year, aiming to increase its subscriber base. Celtel, a unit of Kuwait's Mobile Telecommunications Company (MTC), acquired a 65 percent stake in Nigeria's number three mobile operator Vmobile for $1 billion last May. Report

And finally...Music to one's ears: The amount of money that mobile phone users worldwide spend on music received on mobile handsets will reach $32.2 billion by 2010, up from $13.7 billion in 2007, according to new Gartner forecasts. Report

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