Softbank to use Cisco's SDN, NFV tech; Microsoft gets push back from operators in India over white space plan

Wireless tech news from across the Web:

Ericsson together with América Móvil will bring the first 5G test system to Brazil during 2016. Release

> Intel now has a thousand people or more working to outfit a 2016 iPhone with its lauded 7360 LTE modem chip. The Verge article

> Softbank will use Cisco's SDN and network functions virtualization (NFV) technologies in its cloud VPN service. Network World article

> Sprint and T-Mobile are among those against a new cybersecurity bill. Wireless Week article

> Ericsson has signed onto the GMSA Humanitarian Connectivity Charter, which aims to use technology to bolster crisis response in afflicted areas. RCR Wireless article

> Microsoft's plans to offer broadband services to 500,000 Indian villages by taking advantage of "white spaces" technology isn't sitting well with Indian service providers. Light Reading article

> Huawei and Qualcomm are muscling their way into the nascent vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V), vehicle-to-infrastructure communication market, often collectively titled V2X, by proposing a new LTE standard called "LTE V2X." EE Times article

> Nokia spells out how it's tackling the small cell backhaul blues. Blog

> Gimbal announced the acquisition of Phigital's rich mobile experience suite. Release

And finally… Facebook-owned Oculus recently made a key hire that could shed some light on the company's nascent augmented reality ambitions. Article