FCC plan to let Globalstar offer TLPS is out for comment; FirstNet using InfoVista network-planning tool

Wireless tech news from around the Web.

> The FCC's proposal to let Globalstar offer terrestrial low power service (TLPS) using its Big LEO S band license is finally out for comment. Article

> NSN to showcase HetNet, Wi-Fi steering developments at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. Article

> Gowex is expanding its free Wi-Fi service to Barcelona. Release

> WeFi's new platform helps consumers choose between cellular and Wi-Fi service based on their needs. Release

> Transit Wireless began Phase Two of its project to extend cellular and Wi-Fi in the New York City subway system. Release

> F5 Networks announced reference architectures for its Synthesis framework. Release

> Boingo was named the wireless provider for the village of Rosemont, Ill. Release

> Athena Wireless Communications announced its Pixie LTE-based outdoor small cell base stations. Release

> FirstNet is using InfoVista's Mentum Planet network-planning tool. Article

> Seven Networks rolled out Open Channel Edge Mobile Analytics to provide device-centric mobile analytics for HetNets. Release

And finally… Florida town names Vanilla Ice as its Citizen of the Year. Article