Saudi telcos discuss creating tower company; AT&T plans to test 5G in Q2 2016

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> Saudi Arabia's three telecoms operators are said to be in talks on the creation of a tower company. Capacity Media article

> AT&T plans to test 5G network service in the second quarter of 2016 together with Ericsson and Intel. FierceWireless article

> Facebook scrapped its Free Basics service in India after the country's regulator banned differential pricing for zero-rated platforms. ZDNet article

> Cisco grew net profit 31 per cent year-on-year to $3.1 billion (€2.7 billion) in its fiscal second quarter -- the three months to Jan. 23 -- despite revenue remaining flat at $11.9 billion. Cisco announcement

> Spirent Communications forged an IoT partnership with USIM provider Oasis Smart SIM. Spirent Communications release

And finally…HTC shuns MWC. Telegraph report