Root Metrics offers Android apps detailing wireless coverage; Saudi Arabia's Mobily to launch LTE in 3Q

> Root Metrics will begin offering an Android app that allows users to compare the coverage of the market's different mobile operators while at the same time contributing to Root's network measurement service. Root is a network performance measurement company and shares metrics with consumers and sells more detailed reports to operators. Article

­> The WiMAX Forum has selected SIRIM QAS International to manage a WiMAX Forum Designated Certification Laboratory (WFDCL) in Malaysia. The Malaysia lab complements the WiMAX Forum's current network of six to handle the continued certification demand. Article

­> Saudi Arabia's Mobily plans to launch its LTE services by the third quarter of 2011. Article

> President Obama's plan to make $27.8 billion over the next decade from wireless spectrum auctions is facing concerns that AT&T's proposed $39 billion acquisition of T-Mobile USA will take the pressure off unleashing more spectrum via auctions. Article

And Finally... A Georgia woman's decision to clean out her purse paid off in a big way when she found an old lottery ticket worth $189,302. Article