China will spend at around $41 billion in total on 3G services, a government official told Reuters. The government expects at least $29.2 billion to be spent on 3G in 2009 alone.
The author of US president-elect Barack Obama's Innovation Agenda, Julius Genachowski, may be appointed to chair the FCC, the Washington Post has reported, citing industry speculation.
A group of Japanese lawyers and professors have asked Google to stop offering Street View services in Japanese cities citing privacy concerns, Reuters reports.
Nortel has achieved what the company says is the first single-wavelength 100Gbps transmission that came from a single 100Gbps data feed. Ciena recently showed off a single-wavelength 100Gbps ethernet, but the demo started with 10 ports of 10Gbps ethernet.