The NetworkManager 0.7.1 release can be downloaded off GNOME.org. The change-log with the important fixes can be read about on Dan Williams' blog (Red Hat's lead NetworkManager engineer). Just last month we talked about mobile broadband improvements coming to NetworkManager and the creation of ModemManager for handling more of the phone-specific connectivity support.
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