Fixed broadband service stalls as wireless soars; Cricket roams with LightSquared

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> The nation's fixed broadband market appears to be reaching its saturation point at the same time new wireless broadband opportunities are expanding, an FCC report said. Story.

> Leap Wireless' operating subsidiary Cricket has entered into a "long term" 4G roaming agreement with LightSquared. Story.

> Intel's $1 billion investment in Clearwire has become part of an insider trading trial. Story.

> As expected, John Malone's Liberty Global snatched up Germany's third largest cable operator, Kabel BW Erste Beteiligungs for $4.48 billion. Story.

> Consumer rights groups apparently made enough noise to at least slow down a steamrolling plan to deregulate telephone and cable in New Jersey. Story.

> NBC Universal employees will have to wait five years to cash in stock they got from Comcast when the MSO took over their company. Story.

And finally ... speaking of Comcast, former exec Steve Craddock has surfaced as a member of the MaxLinear board of directors. News release.