Clearwire demos new WiMAX technology; Telefonica signs pan-European deal

> Clearwire Corp. demonstrated new technology last week at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas that converts a WiMAX signal into a WiFi signal that can connect to as many as eight WiFi devices. Article

> Telefonica inked a $467.6 million deal with Deutsche Post World Net, covering 125,000 employees at 2,400 sites in 28 European countries and making it Europe's largest mobile and fixed communications contract. Article

> Intel reiterated its support for WiMAX, despite having to make a $950 million write-down related to its $1.6 billion investment in the new Clearwire. Article

> UK media reports are suggesting that Vodafone and Orange may be mulling a network sharing deal that could save each of the operators $1.45 billion a year. Article

And finally... An Illinois couple had a rather offbeat wedding: the two exchanged vows in a Taco Bell, in a wedding that cost a total of $200. Article

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