T-Mobile turns on HSPA+ in NYC; Microsoft tests white space network

> T-Mobile announced its HSPA + network is now live in New York City and parts of New Jersey. Article

> Beceem Communications announced its BCS5200 4G-WiMAX chipset is powering the "Freedom 4G" CPE used in Open Range's new wireless broadband service offered currently in northern Colorado and soon in a number of rural markets in a dozen other states. Release

> FCC officials visited Microsoft's campus to see the company test a white space wireless network. Article (sub. req.)

> Having managed to just exceed analysts' expectations for its first quarter operating profits--helped by demand for mobile data services in Germany--Deutsche Telekom CEO Rene Obermann said that the company must remain open to cooperation on 4G. Specifically, he said that the company would considering sharing a network in regions where capex costs of building a network would be enormous. Article

And Finally... A South Australian member of Parliament who was hit with a $10,000 bill on his taxpayer-funded phone after his son downloaded football games. Article