Verizon will demo LTE Multicast at the Indy 500; Broadcom's Bluetooth Smart SoC supports Apple's iBeacon

Wireless tech news from around the Web.

> Verizon will work with Ericsson, Samsung, MobiTV and others to demo LTE Multicast at the Indy 500. Article

> Fon is bringing its crowd-sourced Wi-Fi network to Australia via a massive hotspot deal with Telstra. Article

> Singtel claimed a functionality first with its VoLTE launch. Article

> SigFox will use an unlicensed 915 MHz network in Silicon Valley to serve the Internet of Things. Article

> Comcast and Apple are wading into the CDN waters. Article

> Alcatel-Lucent signed a global frame agreement with Telenor Group on LTE networks throughout Europe and Asia. Release

> NetZero Mobile is available for the first time in retail locations. Release

> Cloud4Wi released a software development kit (SDK) so third-party developers can design apps for its Wi-Fi marketplace platform. Release

> Oracle's Communications Core Session Manager now includes functional enhancements to support NFV innovation. Release

> Broadcom's new Bluetooth Smart system-on-a-chip (SoC) supports Apple's iBeacon technology. Release

And finally… Wearable "anti-tech" clothing thwarts technology by cutting your cell phone connection in order to get you back into the real world. Article

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