News of Note—Google’s AI, Lycamobile’s Wi-Fi, Best Buy’s mobile plans and more

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BlackBerry’s CEO said someone should make a BlackBerry-style phone. (Pixabay)

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> Wyoming has selected Harris Corp. to build a wireless network for first responders. Release

> MVNO Lycamobile said it inked a deal with iPass to offer global Wi-Fi options on its monthly plans. Release

> Nokia and KDDI said they tested evolved Multimedia Broadcast Multicast Service technology on LTE for connected cars. Release

> BlackBerry’s CEO said someone should make a BlackBerry-style phone. Recode article

> Google may soon release some of its artificial intelligence technology for network operators. Light Reading article

> The governor of Illinois recently inked legislation smoothing the rollout of small cells in the state. InsideTowers article

> Best Buy’s CEO said the company is closing its mobile phone-specific stores because the smartphone industry is maturing. Business Insider article

> NBN in Australia confirmed that around 6% of its fixed wireless cells sites—or around 500—were congested enough in the evening to lower users’ speeds below 6 Mbps per user. iTnews article

> Cable company Cox plans to deploy half a million IoT sensors before the end of the year. Stacey on IoT article


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