Cablevision's Optimum WiFi increases coverage to 100K hotspots; Siklu joins Cisco's small cell wireless backhaul ecosystem

Broadband wireless news from around the Web.

> A smart grid project in Brazil will use WiMAX. Article

> Qualcomm's proximity beacon tracked attendees at the Uplinq conference in San Diego. Article

> JetBlue and Aviation Technical Services signed a pact to install Wi-Fi on 130 Airbus aircraft. Release

> Cablevision's Optimum WiFi has increased its coverage to 100,000 hotspots. Release

> Siklu joined Cisco's small cell wireless backhaul ecosystem. Release

> P-Product and ASOCS will co-develop a software-defined radio for Node B 3G base stations. Release

And finally… Nevada's Mount Potosi named the toughest cell site in the United States. Release