DEALS: GD to build network for DOJ


DEALS

WHO

WITH

WHAT

SCOOP

DOJ

General Dynamics

GD will build a wireless network for the DOJ, DHS and Treasury Department.

The deal comes a few weeks after the department's inspector general issued a critical report on the executive branch's slow movements on the initiative.

Verizon, Sprint

RIM

World Edition BlackBerry

Verizon Wireless and Sprint each announced separate deals with RIM for a BlackBerry "World Edition" that would allow the CDMA carriers' subscribers to roam on GSM networks overseas.

Time Warner

FON

TW subs can now turn their routers into hotspots.

The deal is a big plus for Fon, which has had lots of success with European ISPs but so far has experienced limited traction in the states.

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