ALSO NOTED: WiMax to revolutionize basic tech in developing world; Aruba upgrades WiFi switches; and much more...

> A study by West Technology Research Solutions says that WiMax will revolutionize basic technology systems throughout the developing world. Website

> Aruba has upgraded its WiFi switch product line with improved security and voice functions. Story

> Calypso Wireless announces dual WiFi/GSM-GPRS phone prototypes. Story

> Nextel, in partnership with Boingo Wireless and Wayport, is launching WiFi service aimed at business travelers. Report

> Toshiba launches aggregated access service providing both wireless and wired access for remote enterprise workers. Story

> Netopia unwires Cannes Film Festival. Story

> Boeing to offer in-flight live TV. Report

> The city of Shawano, Wisconsin, will spend $160,000 this summer to install a WiFi hotzone in the city. Story

> Two Israeli companies, Dell Israel and Code Red Systems, offfer a security solution to protect enterprises with many wireless-equipped laptops against "wireless bridging." Story

> Defense Department funds advanced military wireless sensor networks research. Release

> Freescale to demonstrate single-package ZigBee-compliant solution. Release

> Broadband Properties examines both side of the muni-WiFi issue. Website

> Nigeria launches Navini WiMax network. Release

> Wi-LAN to deliver first WiMax product in 2006. Report

And Finally... "It turns out that 3G wireless cannot carry data communications fast enough. In addition, 3G infrastructures are very expensive. Taken together, these two factors give WiMax a good horizon as a supplementary solution for 3G," says Alvarion CEO Zvi Slonimsky. Interview 

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