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The November 5, 2006 Issue Provided by System Dynamics Inc.
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Heard on the Net

News about People and Companies influencing The Broadband Home

Briefly Noted: Updates, Observations and Trends

Each month, we collect miscellaneous happenings, studies, trends or observations you might have missed. This month's briefs include Finland's push toward wireless broadband, place shifting progress and OECD broadband numbers.

WiMAX World 2006: "Wi-Fi On Steroids"

While some speeches at the recent WiMAX World 2006 in Boston felt like a pep rally, we saw lots of signs of progress. The heightened industry interest in WiMAX was reflected in nearly doubling the attendees over last year. We saw real products and many of the major players from the telecom infrastructure world, showing that WiMAX is becoming part of the mainstream.

Update from Europe -- A Guest Article by Lynne and Henry Heilbrunn

Lynne and Henry Heilbrunn recently returned to the U.S. after three months traveling through Austria, Germany, Holland, Hungary and Italy. We invited them to share with our readers what has changed for the broadband traveler over the four years since their last visit.

Online Video Update

The barrage of online video news continues. As television networks try to figure out if Web video is friend or foe, videos continue to move from TV to the Web and vice versa.