ALSO NOTED: NTT DoCoMo to evaluate WiMax; Bush to nominate Robert McDowell to FCC; and much more...

> NTT DoCoMo plans to evaluate WiMax. Article

> President Bush announced that he will pick telecommunications lawyer Robert McDowell to fill the vacant fifth seat on the Federal Communications Commission. Article

> Sprint Nextel is among several U.S. telecommunications companies that agreed to cooperate with the National Security Agency's spying without warrants. Article

> Microsoft announced a licensing agreement with mobile phone maker Sony Ericsson that will enable smart phones to connect to computers via Microsoft's Exchange software. Article

> The Missouri Department of Transportation will begin using drivers' cell phone signals to monitor traffic patterns. Article

> QUALCOMM and Vitelcom launch a UMTS i-mode handset through Telefonica Moviles. Article

> See the results of Maine's statewide "I Can't Hear You Now" campaign. Article

And Finally... Check out The Onion's take on the possible shutdown of BlackBerry service. Web site