FCC approves first phone supporting Sprint's LTE frequency bands; Cisco says multimode small cells will arrive in early 2014

Broadband wireless news from around the Web.

> The FCC approved LG's LS-980, the first phone supporting Sprint's three LTE frequency bands. Article

> The newly formed Alaska Wireless Network will provide LTE services to its owners, Alaska Communications and GCI. Release

> Telefonica Brazil subsidiary Vivo selected Ceragon as wireless backhaul partner for the next phase of its nationwide LTE network. Release

> With FCC's modernized E-rate program, schools could see more funding for student Wi-Fi. Article

> Cisco says multimode small cells will arrive early next year. Article

> The Open Networking Foundation unveiled its OpenFlow conformance program. Release

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