Daily CommBytes 5/25/07

Less than an inch thick and weighing in at a hair over two pounds, the Intel Mobile Metro is designed for communications with built-in WiFi, WiMax, EV-DO and noise canceling microphones for VoIP. The bad news: It’s not going to be available for quite a while. Gearlog has the details.

What’s WRIX? No it’s not a radio station. It stands for Wireless Roaming Intermediary Exchange, which is a new standard developed by the Wireless Broadband Alliance to simplify roaming between WiFi networks. It’s being promoted by systems integratorQuiconnect, which just signed a deal Indian telecom VSNL. If you’re smart, you’ll skip the ponderous prose of the press release.

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