ALSO NOTED: HSDPA launches in Japan; New Intel platform to integrate 802.11n; and much more...

> TheNEC Corporation supplied HSDPA infrastructure systems to NTT DoCoMo, which had already successfully launched a HSDPA service in Japan on August 31. Report

> Intel last week disclosed details about its next-generation mobile processor platform, including support for 802.11n. The platform will be introduced in the first half of next year and will improve on Intel's Core 2 Duo processor by offering new power saving capabilities in the CPU and a faster front-side bus from 667 to 800 MHz. Report

> See this useful discussion on how to secure WiFi WLANs in the workplace.

> The first testing of WiMAX in Vietnam will take place this month, in the northern province of Lao Cai. Intel, the Vietnam Post and Telecommunications Group (VNPT), the Vietnam Data Communication Company (VDC), and the US Agency for International Development will test a base station and 20 hot spots. Report

> Navini Networks used the occasion of the WiMAX Forum Plugfest to demonstrate its 802.16e equipment. Report

> Two New Zealand-based wireless groups--Telecom and Woosh--have joined a fledgling group for owners of WiMAX radio spectrum. Report

> We have seen several fixed wireless broadband technologies come and go. What does the future hold for the fixed version of WiMAX? Report

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