* Broadcom introduces next-gen Wi-Fi chipset
Broadcom announced the availability of its new Intensi-fi family of wireless LAN chipsets, designed to comply with the IEEE 802.11n draft specification.
Intensi-fi technology supports multiple simultaneous data streams over multiple transmit and receive antennas to deliver data rates of more than 300 Mbps and greater coverage than older Wi-Fi standards.
* EchoStar places $1.5 billion in debt
EchoStar said it has priced an offering of $1.5 billion in senior debt securities. The company plans to use the proceeds to pay off higher-interest debt and fill other corporate needs.