Sprint to launch Xohm Oct. 6?; NEC funds Kineto Wireless

> According to reports, Sprint is set to launch its Xohm WiMAX service in Baltimore starting Oct. 6. Article

> NEC announced it was contributing strategic funding to Kineto Wireless, a fixed mobile convergence service provider. Release

> Indian newspapers are reporting that Telecom Italia will spend $2 billion to acquire 49 percent of Unitech, an Indian mobile operator. Article

> Deutsche Telekom CEO René Obermann says iPhone has had immense success so far in Germany. Article

> AT&T Mobility has set up a display that detects phones fitted with RFID tags and shows phone specifications and allows for comparisons between mobile devices. Article

> Sony is debuting an entire line of products, from clock radios to speaker systems, that are part of its Made for iPod and Works with iPhone program. Article

And finally... LG has renamed its phone, the KC910, as the "Renoir," which will come with an 8 megapixel camera. No word on whether it paints for you. Article. See this picture