Report: China Unicom to spend $104.4B expanding 3G; European Commission wants 800 MHz opened up

> Amid all of the chatter about AT&T Mobility and Verizon Wireless' LTE plans, Sprint Nextel is taking pains to remind the wireless market that, via its relationship with mobile WiMAX provider Clearwire, it has been running a 4G network for nearly two years. Article

> ­China Unicom is reported to be planning to spend $10.4 billion expanding its 3G network during 2011. Article

> Agilent and Innofidei have announced joint development to complete the requirements for a TD-LTE data dongle RF test. Article

> The European Commission is expected to ask the European Union to free up broadband spectrum for mobile operators by 2013, according to Reuters. Article

And finally... A service called HarrassMap is set to be introduced in Egypt to allow women to instantly report instances of sexual harassment by sending a text messages to a centralized computer. Victims immediately receive a reply offering support and advice, and the goal is to build up a detailed and publicly available map of harassment hotspots. Article


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