Camiant releases new policy engine; Aircell expands inflight pricing to smartphones

> Camiant today released a new version of its Multimedia Policy Engine platform that supports the latest 3GPP wireless standards. Article

> According to Infonetics, Worldwide, the number of mobile broadband subscribers (including W-CDMA/HSPA and CDMA2000/EV-DO) jumped 125 percent in 2008 over 2007, hitting 210.5 million; the number is expected to top 1 billion by 2013. Release

> Aircell has expanded its in-flight pricing to include WiFi-enabled smartphones. Release

> Advanced wireless networks--3G and 4G--will represent 30 percent of global wireless subscriptions by 2013, up from 11 percent at the end of 2008, according to research firm In-Stat. Article

> Calypso Wireless, an FMC technology company, named Drago Daic as another defendant in its patent dispute with T-Mobile USA. Release

> Continuing economic pressures are likely to spur the growth of one-month mobile broadband deals, as customers look to trim costs and avoid long-term contract lock-in, according to comparison site Top 10 Broadband. Article

And Finally... The application by five Swedish mobile operators to phase in new technology and services into the entire 900 MHz spectrum has been granted by the Swedish Post and Telecom Agency (PTS). This move will enable Hi3G--Sweden's only 3G operator--to enter this frequency band for the first time using UMTS technology. Article