AT&T boosting 3G coverage in Long Island and New Jersey; Alvarion gets new CEO

> AT&T said it will be boosting its mobile data coverage in New York City and Long Island, N.Y., and New Jersey by deploying 850-MHz spectrum for 3G use at more than 1,600 cell tower sites. Article

> According to a new survey from the Wi-Fi Alliance, business travelers and frequent fliers are willing to change their travel plans depending on inflight WiFi availability, and more than 70 percent would choose a flight with WiFi access rather than one that provided meal service. Article

> Alvarion has named Eran Gorev to succeed Tzvika Friedman as president and CEO. The transition will take place during the fourth quarter, with Gorev assuming full day-to-day responsibility in December. Article

> ­Samsung said it developed the first Long Term Evolution (LTE) modem that complies with Release 8 of the 3GPP. Article

And Finally... A former inmate in Florida was injured while trying to sneak back into jail. Article