ALSO NOTED: Gigabeam gets $10 million; MetroFi's progress; and much more...

> VC: Gigabeam gets $10 million in stock placement. Article

> More on Nortel's 3G push with Bouygues Telecom. Article

> An overview of MetroFi's progress for the free muni-WiFi cause. Article

And Finally... Verizon and BellSouth say they will continue to charge their DSL subscribers similar fees to the ones they previously charged for the USF fund. Lawmakers had repealed the tax in an effort to lower DSL bills. Fat chance. Article (WSJ sub. req.)