Altice launches U.S. brand; Samsung announces $1B U.S. IoT plans

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> Brazil's Oi filed for bankruptcy protection after it ran out of time to restructure BRL65.4 billion (€17 billion/$19.3 billion) of debt. Reuters article

> Altice completed the acquisition of Cablevision in the U.S. and combined it with Suddenlink to form Altice USA. Altice release

> Samsung Electronics detailed plans to invest $1.2 billion (€1.06 billion) in internet of things (IoT) technologies in the U.S. over the next four years. Reuters report

> Nokia forged a patient care collaboration with Helsinki University Hospital and the University of Finland's medical faculty. Nokia release

> Qualcomm expanded its use of the European GNSS satellite system to enhance its location services capabilities. Qualcomm announcement

And finally...Mobile phones prove to be a health hazard in hospitals. Mail Online article