Clearwire undecided about going after stimulus money; Ovum says LTE connections to reach 109M by 2014

> Clearwire said it is undecided on whether it will vie for federal loans coming from the federal government's $7.2 billion in broadband stimulus fund that is set aside for broadband deployments in unserved and underserved U.S. markets. Article

> Intel is working with Huawei to create a research center for the development of WiMAX wireless networks in Saudi Arabia. Article

> A new report from Ovum says Long Term Evolution (LTE) connections will number 109 million by 2014. By the same year, mobile WiMAX connections will be half of LTE's number, about 55 million. The two technologies will only account for about 2.6 percent of total global mobile connections. Article

> Qualcomm and ZTE announced their collaboration to enhance the capacity and performance of UMTS systems with the integration of Qualcomm's Uplink Interference Cancellation (ULIC) technology into ZTE's next-generation UMTS base station products. Using this technology, the two companies said operators can boost their UMTS data throughput by up to 60 percent and deliver a user experience that is comparable to LTE in a similar channel bandwidth. The technology also enables UMTS operators to increase voice capacity by up to 45 percent. Release

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