Obama names Copps acting FCC chairman; Intel's Craig Barrett to retire

> Obama names Copps acting FCC chairman. Article

> Intel Chairman Craig Barrett, plans to retire in May. Article

> In-Stat projects that automatic meter reading and smart energy will be the leading applications for 802.15.4 and ZigBee wireless sensor networks. Article

> Companies supporting LTE and mobile WiMAX networks now have two new testing tools available. Article

> A report by Strategy Analytics said that despite the economic recession, the U.S. cellular industry is expected to grow in 2009, though at a slower rate than in 2008. Article

> Demand for mobile broadband services from European consumers has grown rapidly over the last eighteen months. Article

> Nokia Siemens Networks today painted a different picture of the telecom infrastructure market than its competitor Ericsson did on Wednesday, reporting fourth-quarter sales declines across multiple key regions. Article

And Finally... Top Five Wireless Executives to Watch in 2009. Article