AT&T intros Mobile Select plans for business customers; Streaming video accounts for 70% of Internet traffic

More wireless news from across the Web:

> AT&T reduced some of the prices on its GoPhone phones. PhoneScoop article

> Google Ventures has reduced its involvement in seed-stage startups. WSJ article

> AT&T has introduced new Mobile Select pricing plans for business users. The plans include the carrier's equipment installation pricing plans. Release

> According to a new report, streaming video now accounts for fully 70 percent of broadband usage. Re/code article

Telecom News

> CenturyLink wants to give its wireline users what they pay for when they purchase a broadband connection, but it has a number of concerns with how the FCC collects information about service providers' broadband performance via their Measuring Broadband America (MBA) program. Article

> A high level Verizon executive sees the contract negotiations currently taking place with its union wireline workforce as a driver of higher costs in its wireline business. Article

Wireless Tech News

> Boingo Wireless expects to go live with carrier No. 2 for its Wi-Fi offloading service in the first half of next year, CFO Peter Hovenier said during an investor conference. Article

> Cisco Systems is taking the opportunity to highlight more than 20 digital city and connected industry solution deployments in Dubai, site of its third annual Internet of Things World Forum (IoTWF) taking place this week. Article

European Wireless News

> Ericsson said it will remain the provider of managed services to Mobile Broadband Network Ltd (MBNL), an infrastructure joint venture between EE and Three UK, for a further three years and noted that its contract has been expanded to also cover design, planning and deployment services. Article

> Yoigo, Spain's fourth-largest mobile operator, said it will invest €25 million ($27 million) in the expansion of its 4G mobile network with the goal of covering 80 percent of the Spanish population by May 2016. Article

Cable News

> The migration to DOCSIS 3.1 coupled with the growing use of smart TVs and over-the-top streaming devices such as Roku and Apple TV will result in a decline in pay-TV capital expenditure costs, according to a research report from MoffettNathanson. Article

And finally… French police may ban public Wi-Fi during emergencies. Article

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