AT&T and Orange team on SDN and NFV; Telecom Egypt, Etisalat in loan talks for 4G licence

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> AT&T and Orange are joining hands in a new agreement to collaborate on new open source activities related to SDN and NFV. FierceTelecom article

> Telecom Egypt and Etisalat Egypt are reportedly each discussing separate bank loans of EGP5 billion (€510 million/$563.07 million) apiece to fund the acquisition of a 4G licence. Reuters article

> Corning claimed an upgraded smartphone screen glass can withstand drops from 1.6 metres at least 80 per cent of the time. BBC News report

> Apple corrected a security flaw that had the potential to allow hackers to access passwords. Telegraph report

> Exponential-e, a UK-based cloud and networking provider, said a new cloud storage service costs 30 per cent less than rival storage offers. Exponential-e announcement

> Ericsson agreed a multi-year contract with multichannel broadcaster UKTV, covering management of on-demand services and delivery of VoD content. Ericsson announcement

And finally…Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's a Facebook drone. BBC News article