Combes tipped for French operator roles; Apple invites prompt iPhone launch rumours

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> Turkey received bids worth a total of €3.96 billion ($4.5 billion) in its tender of 4G spectrum, far exceeding its original target of €2.3 billion. Reuters article

> Alcatel-Lucent CEO Michael Combes will reportedly become chairman of Numericable-SFR and COO at Altice. Le Figaro article

> Millicom appointed Ooredoo COO Cynthia Gordon as EVP and CEO of its Africa division with effect from September. Release

> UK MPs said social networks should warn users about videos containing graphic content. BBC News report

> Inmarsat prepared to launch its third Global Xpress satellite, which will be used to provide wireless broadband services. Reuters report

> Apple is expected to unveil new iPhone models on Sept. 9. Wall Street Journal article

> Huawei launched its youth-focused smartphone brand Honor in Europe, starting with the Honor 7. Reuters article

And finally...French court sets precedent by recognising allergy to mobile phones. BBC News article