Apple's Android switch app panned; Ericsson expands 5G research and development

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> Ericsson is broadening the scope of its 5G research and development initiatives in Europe, moving beyond Sweden to include a range of European markets. FierceWirelessTech article

> Telefonica and Vivendi completed a share swap deal involving Telefonica Brazil. Reuters report

> Altice agreed to purchase U.S.-based Cablevision for $17.7 billion (€15.5 billion) and the assumption of debt. FierceCable article

> Android users panned an Apple app designed to help them move to iOS. Wall Street Journal article

> iPhone users reported their devices crashed when they tried to upload Apple's latest iOS 9 operating system. Reuters report

And finally…Experiencing a poor mobile signal? You may be holding your phone the wrong way. Daily Mail article

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