BART gets WiFi, NTT DoCoMo to shutter 2G network in three years

> ­The San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) has signed a 20-year contract with WiFi Rail to provide WiFi services throughout the BART transit system and on all BART commuter trains. Article

> ­Georgian mobile network operator, MagtiCom says that it has launched a HSDPA upgrade across its entire network. Article

> Broadcom and Freescale posted large fourth quarter losses, and Freescale hinted at more job cuts, as weakness in demand in the semiconductor sector continues. Article

> Mobile VoIP operators are realizing the need to differentiate their offerings from pure voice to other services in the down economy. Article

> PureWave Networks is using Linux, a Freescale processor, and an off-the-shelf middleware package from Enea to create its next generation of WiMAX base stations. Article

> The research firm iSuppli did a Bill of Materials tear-down of Research In Motion's Blackberry Storm, and found that it costs $203 to make, more than the roughly $175 that it costs Apple to make the iPhone 3G. Article

> NTT DoCoMo said it plans to switch off its 2G network in about three years. Article

And Finally... The LTE/HSPA+ disconnect. Editorial