Optus buys 3G spectrum from Qualcomm down under; VC money still flowing into wireless

> Australian carrier Optus intends to double the amount of available 3G spectrum it owns in the country's capital cities, by buying licenses from U.S. chip vendor Qualcomm. Article

> Facebook dominates the mobile Internet in the U.K., accounting for almost a third of all page impressions generated each month, according to a new report from the GSM Association and comScore. Article

> Is usage-based pricing inevitable? Article

> VC money is still flowing to wireless, especially if you can solve the data capacity crunch on 3G networks. Article

> AT&T Mobility has a 75 percent chance of remaining the exclusive U.S. carrier for Apple's iPhone into 2011, according to Credit Suisse analyst Jonathan Chaplin. Article

> For 2010, Firetide forecasts 100 percent increase in demand for city-wide wireless infrastructure mesh networks but with a focus on municipal infrastructure rather than free public WiFi applications. Release

And Finally... An Alaska dentist has given a bald eagle a unique beak using a temporary crown, sticky poster putty and yellow highlighter. Article

Suggested Articles

Dell'Oro is more optimistic about the enterprise small cell outlook today compared to the initial days of the LTE rollouts.

A new 5G testbed in Virginia will focus on wireless security, and bring together researchers, private companies and government partners.

5G is expected to have more traffic flows back and forth from edge infrastructure, which Colt predicts will require SDN technology.