Boingo releases Wi-Fi usage trends; Verizon to launch more LTE markets next month

> Boingo Wireless released some Wi-Fi usage trends it witnesses from its managed network of 60 airports and aggregated network of hundreds of thousands of hotspots globally. Mobile devices (smartphones and tablets) surpassed laptops as the most widely carried Wi-Fi device in airports, reaching 58.9 percent of all devices in June. Mobile devices passed the 50-percent mark for the first time in February 2011. Article

> AT&T Mobility likely is using 10 MHz LTE channels in Texas but 5 MHz LTE channels in Chicago. Article

> HTC announced the Raider LTE phone. Article

> Verizon Wireless will launch additional LTE markets Oct. 20. Article

> LightSquared tapped Evolving Systems, Openet and Convergys for its back-office, with Wipro doing the integration. Article

And finally... A 77-year-old Ukrainian man won a jar full of sour cream after winning first place in a dumpling eating contest and then promptly died. Article