CTIA Wireless 2009 news roundup

> Al Gore: Wireless is a bright spot in the global economy. Article

> Ralph de la Vega, president and CEO of AT&T Mobility and AT&T's consumer markets, predicted the proportion of revenues AT&T gets from broadband data will likely grow from 20 percent of revenues to 33 percent by 2013 with the potential to be even higher. Article

> Acme Packet showcased its new SIP femtocell ecosystem and demonstrated a solution involving new partners, convergence server vendor Tatara Systems and CDMA femtocell vendor AirWalk Communications and UMTS femtocell vendor Ubquisys. Article

> Genband announced its S9 IP gateway now includes session border control, security, transcoding, enterprise femtocell support and ATCA capabilities. The company also is looking closely at supporting deep packet inspection technology and new forms of fixed-mobile convergence security in the near future. Article

> Harris Stratex Networks has launched a new 4G wireless backhaul solution it says will allow North American operators to handle the backhaul demands of operating an LTE network. Article

And Finally... Huawei Technologies showcased what it calls the world's first industrial strength machine-to-machine UMTS embedded module, which it designed to endure extreme environmental conditions. Release

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