ALSO NOTED: RIM looking to extend global reach; Hummer-branded phones coming; and much more...

> RIM is looking to extend its global reach through discussions with 100 more operators. Article

> Modelabs has secured an agreement to release a range of handsets branded with the Hummer brand name. Article

> Motorola has been selected by Worldmax to install a pilot 802.16e WiMAX network in Amsterdam. Article

And Finally... The city of Houston has contracted with EarthLink to build a WiFi network that will eventually cover a 600 square mile area. Article