Cisco to add 1,700 jobs in Canadian R&D expansion; FirstNet GM Bill D'Agostino clarifies FirstNet's position on spectrum arbitrage

Wireless tech news from around the Web.

> Anite launched full support for the Global Certification Forum (GCF) LTE data throughput performance testing requirements. Release

> Cisco intends to add 1,700 jobs in Canada in a research and development expansion. Article

> Twitter is testing a way for its mobile app "Nearby" to shows recent nearby tweets, whether you follow the tweeter or not. Article

> A recent study described Licensed Shared Access as a facilitator for harmonized access to 2.3 GHz mobile spectrum in Europe. Article

> Google may design its own ARM chips, which could threaten Intel's server business. Article

> FirstNet General Manager Bill D'Agostino clarified FirstNet's position on the role that spectrum arbitrage will play in its business model for the nationwide broadband public safety network. Article

> JetBlue is providing free basic access to its FlyFi network to all passengers. Article

And finally… So true it hurts: "Merry Christmas Exclamation Point," captures the banality of texted holiday greetings. Video