Qualcomm teams with ZTE; Towerstream hopes for stimulus funds

> Qualcomm and ZTE will collaborate on UMTS systems by integrating Qualcomm's Uplink Interference Cancellation (ULIC) technology into ZTE's next-generation UMTS base station products. Release

> At the Wireless 2.0 conference in the U.K., Vodafone said LTE technology will be a viable competitor to fixed broadband links. Article

> WiMAX operator Towerstream hopes to cash in on some of the $7.2 billion the federal government has earmarked for broadband deployments in unserved and underserved areas. Article

> Deutsche Telekom has leaked information that it may consider a swap of assets for T-Mobile UK instead of a sale. Article

> Clearwire remains undecided on broadband stimulus funds. Article

And finally... The best way to celebrate America's independence? By spitting a cherry pit 48 feet and one-half inch, apparently. Article