DragonWave sees small cell momentum; Telekom Austria conducts NFV field trial using virtual modem

Wireless tech news from across the web:

> DragonWave reports small cell customer momentum in Asia, Russia and North America with field trials in Europe and Latin America. Release

> Hewlett-Packard will sell a new line of networking switches that are manufactured by a Taiwanese company and depend on Linux-based, open-source software from another company. Article (sub. req.)

> Cablevision Freewheel: A Wi-Fi-only smartphone from a cable company. Review

> Groups for and against strong net neutrality rules try to score points before the FCC's vote next week. Article

> Telekom Austria announced its latest successful test of network functions virtualization (NFV), this time carrying out a field trial of a virtual modem. Article

> Learning to live and work in Shanghai has given Shanghai OnStar's Diane Jurgens insights into Chinese consumers of cars and telematics. Article

> The IEEE's decision to approve a bitterly contested change to its patent policy has caused bitter divisions among its members. Article

> Telefonica officially launched its machine-to-machine (M2M) partnership program in Latin America. Article

> CENX and Spirent say they have successfully demonstrated orchestration of voice over LTE (VoLTE) services over virtualized network infrastructure. Release

> Sonim created a Public Safety Advisory Board to focus on first-responder needs. Release

And finally… Pirates of the Caribbean director Gore Verbinski reportedly is working on an action comedy about a driverless car race. Article