Sprint WiMAX service mysteriously available in some markets; NSN's LTE tests down under showed distance capabilities

> The UK's two main holders of WiMAX spectrum have combined their operations, with Daisy Group selling its 3.6GHz licenses to UK Broadband, for $18.5 million.  UK Broadband, which operates WiMAX services in selected areas and holds national 3.4GHz spectrum, is part of the PCCW Group. Article

> Although Sprint has officially launched this fast, wireless technology in only 34 U.S. markets, people across the country are reporting seeing 4G connections on their phones and modems. Article

> ­Nepal's Minister for Information and Communications, Shankar Pokharel has said that the country will shortly be deploying a WiMAX network as soon as the budget for the upcoming fiscal year is approved. Article

> WiFi traffic intercepted by Google's Street View cars included passwords and e-mail, according to the French National Commission on Computing and Liberty. Article

> Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) conducted tests between two mountains in Australia demonstrating that LTE could successfully operate over a distance of 75km and still achieve download speeds of 100 Mbps. Article

And Finally... PCWorld lists eBay's 12 strangest auctions. Article