AT&T launches LTE service in Mexico; Dell agrees to buy EMC in $67B deal

More wireless news from across the Web:

AT&T Mobility launched its LTE network in its first six markets in Mexico. AT&T aims to cover 40 million POPs in Mexico with LTE by year end, and 100 million POPs by the end of 2018. Release

> Dell agreed to buy EMC Corp. for around $67 billion in the largest technology acquisition ever. Bloomberg article

> The Wireless Broadband Alliance added 18 new members, including Docomo Pacific, Mitel, Neustar, Openet, Panasonic and Veniam. Release

> The AFL-CIO, the National Women's Law Center and other groups sent a letter to German Chancellor Angela Merkel urging the German government to end a gag order that they say restricts T-Mobile US workers' ability to speak up in response to sexual harassment and other discrimination. Post

> Apple said that if customers buy any non-Chinese model of the iPhones 6s and 6s Plus it will work on the LTE network of any American carrier. Macworld article 

> Acer unveiled its first wave of Windows 10 devices, including a convertible tablet, a laptop and a 5.5-inch smartphone. CNET article

> Customers who already downloaded the Apple News app by registering their phones in the United States can still see content in it when they travel abroad -- except it does not work in China. New York Times article

 Wireless Tech News

>  Despite protests by LTE-U proponents who say they don't want the Wi-Fi Alliance dictating how their equipment gets certified, the Wi-Fi Alliance said it wants to make sure any LTE-U equipment that gets deployed will play fair with Wi-Fi. Article

> Google has "almost perfected" its Project Loon balloon technology and its first deal with operators is set to be announced "hopefully very soon," a Google executive said at the GSMA Mobile 350 Series held in Cape Town, South Africa, last week, according to Mobile World Live. Article

European Wireless News

> Telenor announced changes to its management team that it said would better represent the group's international business, making the Norway-based group the latest operator to overhaul its management to meet new strategies and changing needs. Article

> Vodafone extended its home broadband and voice service to the rest of the UK, making good on its promise to open up the service to all UK consumers in the autumn. Article

Cable News

> Dish Network and Tegna announced on Sunday that they reached a long-term TV broadcast retransmission agreement. The companies declined to provide the terms of the deal. Article

> Arris, the world's largest vendor of in-home cable equipment, launched its first DOCSIS 3.1 modems. The company is selling the new gadgets to both MSOs and directly to consumers. Article

Telecom News

> Windstream is going to take on Time Warner Cable by launching its Kinetic pay-TV service in Lexington, Ky., later this year. This will be the company's second market for its pay-TV service: it launched Kinetic in Lincoln, Neb., in April. Article

> A bipartisan group of senators introduced a "Streamlining and Investing in Broadband Infrastructure Act" that will use a "dig once" policy to link broadband deployment to federal highway projects. According to a Federal Highway Administration estimate, about 90 percent of the cost of deploying fiber comes from digging up and replacing roads. Article

And finally… Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk is doing damage control after a German newspaper printed comments disparaging Apple's rumored automotive efforts, tweeting "Yo, I don't hate Apple." Article

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