AT&T offering GoPhone plans for tablets; Vodafone releases spying report

Quick news from around the Web.

> Alaska Communications is the latest wireless carrier to introduce device financing. Release

> AT&T Mobility is now offering GoPhone prepaid plans for tablet users. Article

> In a lengthy post on the topic of net neutrality, AT&T said it is not offering Internet fast lanes. Post

> In iOS 8, Safari can use an iPhone's camera to automatically enter credit card information. Article

> Pebble's smart watch now support's Apple iBeacon. Article

> Xiaomi is now looking to expand beyond China. Article

> Evidence continues to build for an iPhone with a larger screen. Article

> Vodafone issued a report on government spying into its network. Article

> Android KitKat now runs on roughly 14 percent of Android devices. Article

Telecom News

> Public cloud deployments may still be the dominant method of Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) deployments, but hybrid clouds represent the fastest growing segment. Article

> BT Business has introduced an online promotion to attract new customers by offering six months of broadband for free. Article

Cable News

> One unfavorable Supreme Court decision and it could all be moot, but just the same, uber-disruptive over-the-top programming service Aereo finally made its debut on Google's Chromecast Thursday. Article

> Verizon ramped up its Netflix tiff with a cease and desist letter. Article

European Wireless News

> Inmarsat is planning a "compelling" in-flight passenger broadband service in Europe. Article

> NFV was a dominant theme at this year's TM Forum Live. Editor's Corner

And finally… Tetris is 30. Article

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