ALSO NOTED: picoChip receives strategic investment from Samsung; AT&T launches WiFi-enabled BlackBerry; and much more...

> picoChip received a strategic investment from Samsung. Release

> AT&T has launched the WiFi-enabled BlackBerry 8820. Release

> Cisco Systems said it plans to acquire wireless spectrum management startup Cognio for an undisclosed sum. Article

> Alaska Airlines intends to be the first U.S. carrier to offer a broadband satellite-based system. Article (WSJ sub. req.)

And Finally... Telsima announced contracts with tier-one operators and that it will be shipping a total of 10,000 WiMAX base station sectors and 100,000 WiMAX subscriber stations in 2007. I'll tell you how it did it on Monday. Release