Polish regulator to control frequency auction deadline; South Africa's Cell C launches LTE, WiFi calling

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> Poland's telecoms regulator will set the deadline in a mobile broadband frequency auction where bids are already around PLN6 billion (€1.4 billion/$1.5 billion) higher than expected. Reuters article

> South Africa-based Cell C has commercially launched LTE services to customers in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal. The company also said it will launch Wi-Fi calling to its entire customer base on Oct. 1.

> Samsung Electronics announced at least $30 million (€26.9 million) worth of transactions were made on its mobile payment service in the opening month. Wall Street Journal report

> The UK-based University of Bristol will use testing equipment company Anite's Propsim F8 Channel Emulator in its 5G research projects. Anite release

> Analysts predicted BlackBerry will report higher financial losses for its fiscal second quarter than in the previous three-month period. Wall Street Journal article

And finally…iPhone buyer too busy to wait in line: sends robot instead. Reuters report