Sequans' low-cost LTE platform makes a play for the Internet of Things; Carriers cite problems with urban small-cell deployments

Wireless tech news from around the Web.

> Sequans' low-cost LTE platform makes a play for the Internet of Things. Article

> Verizon snags 'fastest LTE network' crown from AT&T in new test. Article

> PCIA's Adelstein praised Sen. Rubio's plan to speed up wireless-infrastructure deployment. Release

> Commscope named three companies to its In-Building Wireless Partner DAS program. Release

> Brocade unveiled a virtualization platform targeting cloud and telecommunications service providers. Article

> BT is getting back into wireless via low-cost LTE small cells linked to an LTE core. Article

> Ersatz Labs released a neural networking platform that could add deep learning to mobile apps. Release

> Small-business owners say customers spend more time and money where they have free Wi-Fi, according to a Devicescape-commissioned survey. Release

> Google's Skybox buy may set stage for satellite-based Internet push. Article

> The Small Cell Forum's fourth educational release builds on its previous release, with both aiming to help operators deploy urban small cells. Release

> The FCC has again rejected spectrum etiquette for unlicensed bands. Article

> The launch of the Adams County, Colo., public-safety LTE system, the first with FirstNet approval, shows there is lots of work ahead. Article

> Carriers cite lots of problems with urban small-cell deployments. Article

 And finally… Ericsson has a larger work force in India than in its home country of Sweden. Article