iPass strikes deal with AlwaysOn; Huawei partners with GE on IoT

More wireless tech news from across the web:

> iPass announced that AlwaysOn, the largest Wi-Fi provider in South Africa, will be using the iPass SmartConnect Software Development Kit (SDK) to offer customers free access to 44 million Wi-Fi hotspots. Release

> Huawei is partnering with GE to develop solutions for the industrial Internet of Things. RCR Wireless article

> Etisalat has successfully on-boarded its first virtualized telecom function using Affirmed Networks' virtualized Evolved Packet Core (vEPC) solution. Release

> The AirFuel Alliance welcomed 13 new companies to its ranks, including new board member Dell. Twice article

> Garmin International announced expanded Connext weather and data service packages that provide new pricing tiers. They offer all-inclusive rate plans designed to suit pilots' flying needs for global weather and connectivity. Release

> Drayson Technologies said it plans to build an advanced air pollution map for Greater London and has struck new partnerships with Gophr and Inmarsat toward that goal. Release

And finally… Elon Musk just revealed the highly anticipated sequel to his original "master plan." Recode article