Broadband Surf Report: Jan. 28

What looks good in broadband news for Jan. 28.

Tech Culture

Our almost-daily look at telecom news around the Web:

As SBC, AT&T advance talks, rivals stand by--Wall Street Journal, which is a subscription site, but Light Reading discusses "SBC/AT&T: Possible winners & losers" for free.

California suspends 'wireless bill of rights,' explains Mobile Pipeline, while the San Francisco Chronicle looks at the backstage battle over cell phone rules: Consumer protection policies at issue

Cell phone shipments rise 24 percent--TechNewsWorld

Yahoo links local search with mobile phones--Infoworld

Siemens to cut 1,350 jobs in telecoms ops--AFP via Yahoo News

Nanotech extends battery life--discussion and links on Slashdot

NTT DoCoMo sales down, net boosted by ATT Wireless sale; sees tougher times--One mouthful of a headline from AFP via Yahoo News

Wimax Returns to Earth--Skepticism increases with delays--Discussion and links via Broadband Reports

Competition trumps demand in Euro IPTV--Light Reading

UK considers ultrawideband--Wi-Fi Planet

Cisco launches IP videoconferencing for education--Networking Pipeline

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