Neelie Kroes joins Uber; Telenor moves closer to VimpelCom stake sale

Wireless news from around the web

> Xavier Niel extended the expiry date of option agreements relating to a potential stake in Telecom Italia by at least a year. Reuters article

> Uber appointed Neelie Kroes, the former EC competition commissioner and VP for the Digital Agenda, to its public policy board. BBC News report

> Google and Honeywell International ended a patent spat relating to IoT thermostat company Nest Labs. Reuters report

> Comarch, a telecoms IT services company, announced the completion of an OSS consolidation project for Telefónica Germany. Comarch announcement

> Anacom, Portugal's regulator, revealed complaints about mobile services fell by 18.3 per cent year-on-year in 2015. Telecompaper report

> Telenor pressed ahead with plans to sell its 33 per cent stake in VimpelCom by appointing JPMorgan Chase to examine options for the sale. Bloomberg article

And finally…Selfie fail topples king. Reuters report