ALSO NOTED: Helsinki WLAN trial; Portland WiFi; and much more...

> Helsinki City Transport has begun a WLAN trial on selected buses and trams in Helsinki, the capital of Finland. Report

> Glenn Fleishman reports that, in Portland, quibbles mount as WiFi grows in the city. 

> Toronto offers free WiFi.

>  Visitors and residents will now have access to the Internet from the streets of downtown Hendersonville, NC. Report

> Fujitsu Microelectronics America, Fujitsu Microelectronics Europe, and Hopling Technologies announced that they will ship their jointly produced Linux-based WiMAX baseband system-on-chip reference kits to ODM customers.

> Max Telecom, Bulgaria's telecommunications operator with licenses for a nationwide WiMAX network, has selected WiMAX 802.16e equipment from Navini Networks. Report

And finally... WiFi passion: "I am liking the 'a truly WiFi-enabled device' idea! I love my Zune, but the crippled WiFi ability is kind of like when your dad adjusts the governor on your go-cart. You know [very] well you can zune zune (err zoom zoom), but you are throttled down for your safety. I would love the ability to stream my external hard drives mp3 content over my wireless router to my Zune while I am on the lawn tractor!!!" Comment

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