Sprint launches new WiMAX markets; Yota allowed to deploy LTE in Russia

> AT&T Mobility said that the company, along with Alcatel-Lucent, identified a software bug that slowed some users' data uplink speeds. Article

> Google said that it has removed all WiFi scanning equipment from its Street View image collection cars and that its cars will resume their image acquisition mission in Ireland, Norway, South Africa, and Sweden. Article

> Apple appears to have moved a step closer to delivering an iPhone with WiFi capabilities to the Chinese market. Article

> More than 500,000 WiFi networks will be implemented in the U.S. health care market this year, representing a 50 percent increase from a year ago, according to a new report from ABI Research. Article

> Sprint launched WiMAX service in Rochester, N.Y., Syracuse, N.Y., Merced, Calif., Visalia, Calif., Eugene, Ore., Tri-Cities, Wash., and Yakima, Wash. Article

> The Russian telecoms regulator, Roskomnadzor, has allowed Yota and Rostelecom to switch from WiMAX to LTE using the frequencies that the two companies have licensed from the government. Initially, the terms of the license allowed them to use the frequencies only for WiMAX. The regulator's approval gives both companies the green light to deploy LTE networks. Article

And Finally... A California woman was sentenced to a year in jail for sending hundreds of threatening text messages - to herself. Prosecutors said Jeanne Mundango Manunga told police her former boyfriend and his sister-in-law were behind the threats. Article

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