Israel's Partner turns turquoise; Telecom Italia misses 2015 EBITDA expectations

Wireless news from around the web

> Partner Communications cut its last ties with Orange after launching a new brand in turquoise. Reuters article

> South Africa's telecoms regulator called on the government to approve the auction of spectrum to enable mobile operators to roll out mobile broadband services across the country. Bloomberg article

> The European Commission raised concerns over possible price rises in the event of a Three Italy/Wind merger. Reuters article

> Telecom Italia missed 2015 EBITDA expectations and unveiled plans to step up network spending over the next three years. Reuters article

> Ericsson won a wide-ranging contract to deploy an LTE network for Idea Cellular, India's third largest mobile operator, and to upgrade its 2G and 3G infrastructure. Ericsson announcement

> Android smartphones are subject to a mass attempt to distribute malware named Mazar by SMS, Danish security company Heimdal warned. BBC News report

> LTE chipmaker Sequans Communications launched what it said is the industry's first 3GPP Release 13-compliant LTE Cat M chip for narrowband IoT products. Sequans announcement

And finally…Sinclair's ZX Spectrum goes mobile. BBC News report