Clearwire to launch WiMAX in Portland; NTT DoCoMo trials 100 Mpbs LTE chip

> Clearwire will launch its mobile WiMAX service in Portland, Ore., Jan. 6, making it the second major market in the U.S. to offer mobile WiMAX service. Article

> NTT DoCoMo has trialed a chip for Long Term Evolution (LTE) technology that allows downlink speeds of up to 100 Mbps. Release

> AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson called on President-elect Barack Obama to foster policies in office that will encourage investments in the telecom industry and infrastructure. Article

> Fixed WiMAX provider Towerstream, which targets the enterprise market, announced that it has reached EBITDA profitability in its Chicago market. Release

And Finally... People would rather lose their car than their mobile phone. Article