AT&T's Lurie plays down India rumors; Verizon's prepaid plans to get throttled unlimited data

More wireless news from across the web:

> AT&T Mobility President and CEO Glenn Lurie played down speculation during an appearance at Mobile World Congress Shanghai that the operator is interested in M&A in India. Mobile World Live article

> Verizon's prepaid plans will get throttled unlimited data next week, without the confusion or "sneakiness" of the Safety Mode feature Verizon introduced last week. Droid Life article

> Softbank Corp. and IoT pioneer Aeris have established a joint venture in Japan known as Aeris Japan K.K. That venture will provide IoT and telematics services globally using the Aeris IoT solutions platform. Release

> Starbucks launched its mobile payment system in China this week, a move signaling its continued growth in China's markets and mobile technology. Seattle Times article

Telecom News

> If the FCC decides to cut special access rates, AT&T could be affected more than any other player in the space, according to analysts at Wells Fargo. Article

Wireless Tech News

> While the fight over LTE-U deployment continues, stakeholders in the LAA arena have managed to move forward with their coexistence specifications. Article

Cable News

> Pay-TV operators should expect around 100,000 fewer cord cutters in Q2 2016 than during the same period last year, according to Evercore. Article

And finally… China has forbidden the use of English words in mobile games. Tech Dirt article

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