Comcast offers WiMAX in more markets; Dutch MVNO builds trial LTE network

> Chile has become the first nation to officially put net neutrality principles into law. In a vote by the Chilean legislature, the new law won a near unanimous vote. Article

> In a study of more than 20,000 current consumer wireless bills, Validas found that voice revenue continues to outpace data revenue by a ratio of 3.6 to 1. The study revealed that while more than 73% of U.S. wireless users subscribe to voice plans, only 25% subscribe to data plans. Data plans narrow the gap in the average revenue generated per line, where voice plans average $39.53 in charges per user versus data plans at $31.78. Release

> Devicescape's Wi-Fi auto-connect solution is being integrated into the iPass OpenAccess Wi-Fi service in a move that will enable iPass customers to access an additional 13,000 hotspots. Article

> Infonetics Research reports that revenue from mobile broadband cards--both standard PC cards and embedded cards--increased 6 percent in the first quarter 2010 over the fourth quarter 2009 to $1.55 billion worldwide. Huawei, Sony Ericsson and ZTE held the top three spots in terms of market share in the first quarter 2010. Article

> Comcast has begun offering its High-Speed 2go WiMAX service in 10 new markets: Baltimore, Richmond, Va., Washington, D.C. and seven markets in Pennsylvania. Article

> Tele2 Netherlands, the Dutch MVNO, has built a trial LTE network in Diemen and Amsterdam prior to a full-scale launch of the service. The company, which recently acquired 2.6GHz spectrum following an auction, said that it expected this new network to achieve speeds 16 times higher than those on current 3G networks. Article

And Finally... An Oregon man filed a $146,000 lawsuit against a pest control company, claiming he suffered hearing loss when a worker used explosives to remove rodents on his neighbor's property. Article

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