Nokia Networks demonstrates small cell LTE-A carrier aggregation; Atmel, Sigfox join forces on Internet of Things

More wireless tech news from across the web:

> Nokia Networks demonstrated small cell LTE-A carrier aggregation of over 200 Mbps to double hot spot capacity. Release

> The Maharaja Institute of Technology (MIT) has come up with a wireless sensor network (WSN) that can be installed in fields to help farmers improve their agricultural productivity and fetch them a good price for their crops. Article

> Atmel Corporation and Sigfox are joining forces on long-range Internet of Things applications. Release

> Freescale, one of the seven founding members of Thread Group, unveiled its own Thread beta development program. Article

> Deloitte has ranked MobileIron No. 1 on its Technology Fast 500 list.  Release

> Apple was recently granted a patent for iPhones to use a location-based profile that monitors for cellular dead zones. Article

And finally… Amazon is hiring drone testing pilots. Article