BT plans to double number of WiFi hotspots in UK to 1M; Harris Stratex makes 5-year deal with Open Range for network operations

> BT plans to double the number of WiFi hotspots it operates in the U.K. to 1 million within the next six months. Article

> Harris Stratex Networks announced it signed a five-year deal with Open Range Communications, which is bringing WiMAX to rural parts of the U.S., to provide network operations center managed services based on Harris Stratex's NetBoxx XT integrated services assurance technology. Release

> Motorola announced a product that helps enterprises secure their WiFi networks by allowing them to simulate WLAN attacks from a hacker's view. Article

> Mesh network provider Meraki released its first Wireless Census for North America and the results not surprisingly log a significant increase in the number of WiFi enabled devices using Meraki access points. Article

> Software provider AppTrigger today launched a new version of its Ignite Service Broker to bring telecom operators' TDM voice services to LTE networks. The platform is designed to overcome the gaps between moving from an IP Multimedia Subsystems architecture to a next-generation LTE network. Article

> The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency will install 360 new bus stops powered by solar panels that will, in turn, power WiFi routers and digital information panels, with any unused energy being pumped into the city's grid. Article

And Finally... Police said a man who robbed a credit union earlier this week apologized to employees as he made his getaway. Article