Stoke raises $17M; T-Mobile USA planning 3G femtocells in 2011

> Mobile broadband gateway specialist Stoke today announced it has raised $17 million in a Series E funding round, bringing the total amount the company has raised to $92 million. Article

> T-Mobile USA plans to offer 3G femtocells in 2011, Light Reading Mobile reported. An operator spokesman declined to reveal a time frame for a market launch. Article

> Aerohive has purchased Pareto Networks, a startup that launched cloud-based branch-office routing services last spring. Article

> Verizon Wireless' forthcoming HTC ThunderBolt LTE phone will reportedly support simultaneous voice and data sessions. Article

And Finally... A centuries-old Russian prison notorious for its primitive conditions will soon offer inmates a new perk--tanning beds. Article