Telefónica deploys Nokia C-RAN at Mestalla Stadium; Connected cars major driver of IoT adoption in North America

More wireless tech news from across the web:

> Kleiner Perkins partner Mary Meeker's 2016 Internet Trends report is out. Tech Crunch article

> Telefónica deployed Nokia's centralized RAN technology to improve capacity and uplink throughput at Valencia's Mestalla Stadium in Spain. Release

> Nokia and Ericsson this week separately introduced new miniature 4G base station solutions small enough to fit in a backpack. Wireless Week article

> Connected cars and attendant in-vehicle services are a major driver of Internet of Things adoption in North America, according to the most recent Ericsson Mobility Report. RCR Wireless article

> Bill Gates is excited about the rise of artificial intelligence but acknowledged the arrival of machines with greater-than-human capabilities will create some unique challenges. Re/code article

> Is network fabric heading down the same path as "software defined" and "stacking"? Network World post

And finally… Google's text messaging strategy: try everything. The Verge article