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Comcast to resell Clearwire WiMAX service in Portland
Comcast plans on reselling Clearwire's mobile WiMAX service in Portland, Ore., later this year. The move may indicate that Comcast would follow suit market-by-market as Clearwire continues to roll out its WiMAX service.
From FierceWireless, June 30, 2009

Brazil plans new mobile broadband auction as demand outruns capacity
Brazil is set to auction new licenses for mobile data services, even though its long planned 2.5GHz WiMAX spectrum sale is still being held up by regulatory disputes, mainly over whether mobile services should be allowed in the band.
From Rethnk Wireless, June 29, 2009

WiMAX helping drivers see through the fog
The San Joaquin Valley in central California is notorious for its fog. To help protect drivers, the California Department of Transportation and the California Highway Patrol deployed a WiMAX system to help monitor road conditions.
From FierceBroadbandWireless, June 28, 2009

NTIA drops 'buy American' requirements for broadband stimulus funds
The federal government won't require the "buy American" stipulations it had originally planned to require of companies obtaining stimulus money to build broadband networks.
From FierceBroadbandWireless, June 28, 2009

Mobile Medicine Means Better Care, Better Budgets
With $19 billion in Congressional funds appropriated for health IT initiatives in the economic stimulus package, CTIA ramps up its efforts to promote the benefits of mobile devices in medicine.
From Wifi Planet, June 25, 2009

Alvarion® Chosen by Aria to Deploy a Nationwide Mobile WiMAX™ Network in Italy
Alvarion Ltd. and Aria, the only telecom operator in Italy with a national WiMAX license, today announced an agreement to deploy Mobile WiMAX network throughout Italy.
From EuroInvestor, June 23, 2009

Sacramento deploys wireless energy meters
The Sacramento Municipal Utility District will replace energy meters in 600,000 homes and businesses in Sacramento County over the next 2 years with wireless “smart” meters to enable it to monitor in real time the amount of energy use in the county and to meet California’s strict clean energy requirements.
From Muniwireless, June 23, 2009

Corona, California deploys muni WiMAX network
The city of Corona, California has deployed a municipal WiMAX network that uses point-to-point, point-to-multipoint, and wireless mesh technologies to link the city hall to various municipal divisions.
From Muniwireless, June 21, 2009

WiMAX Poised to Explode in Latin America, Caribbean
Like other regions marked by relatively undeveloped economies, Latin America and the Caribbean basin could be a bonanza for WiMAX. If regulators push ahead with allocations and other regulatory changes needed to foster growth.
From WiFi Planet, June 19, 2009

State Of The Net: Blair Levin Tells Us To Not Freak Out Yet On Obama's Broadband Plan
While we certainly think that having a better broadband policy in the US is an important step, there's a difference between just saying that you have a broadband policy, and actually implementing a plan that helps improve broadband. The devil's in the details, as they say. And... so far, the details that have come out have suggested that the key elements under discussion look something like a boondoggle for incumbent providers, rather than a truly comprehensive plan to stimulate actual competition in the broadband space.
From TechDirt, June 18, 2009

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