AT&T to deploy 802 Secure's AirShield in 2017 for IoT security; FTC widens Android probe

More wireless news from across the Web:

> ZTE's ongoing troubles with U.S. regulators don't appear to have hindered the company's first-quarter results. MWL article

> The "mobile malware marketplace" has heated up in recent months, according to an IBM security export, as developers increasingly recognize the money to be made in targeting Android devices with malware. But just how big a threat exists to U.S. consumers is as unclear as ever. Article

> A handful of apps are now available that use Apple's CareKit tool. Fortune article

> Facebook's mobile ad sales surged in its latest quarter. Reuters article

> The FCC will officially look at rules around real-time text services. Post

> The FTC has widened its probe into Google's Android business. Engadget article

> AT&T said it will roll out 802 Secure's AirShield solution across all of its major sales regions in the United States by early next year in an effort to offer secure IoT connections. Release

Telecom News

> Infinera reported first quarter revenue was $245 million, up from the $186.9 million in the first quarter of 2015, but a key concern for investors was the vendor's second quarter outlook. Article

> As Verizon's wireline workers represented by the Communications Workers of America (CWA) and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) continue with their labor strike, consumers' view of FiOS and Verizon Wireless have plummeted. Article

Wireless Tech News

> Four mobile network operators – Verizon, Telstra, kt and EE – announced the launch of the LTE-Broadcast Alliance, which aims to increase global device support for LTE-Broadcast (LTE-B) services. The goal is to ensure that LTE-B is available in every top- and mid-tier device launched in 2017. Article

> While some LTE-U stakeholders are frustrated with how long it's taking, the Wi-Fi Alliance says it's on track to meet its goal of releasing this summer a final test plan for ensuring coexistence between LTE-U and Wi-Fi in unlicensed spectrum. Article

Cable News

> Comcast said it's bumping up the ceiling in its controversial data-usage trials to 1 terabyte, effective June 1. Article

> In a move aimed at further boosting its thriving NBCUniversal film, consumer products and theme parks operations, Comcast said it will pay around $3.8 billion to acquire DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. Article

And finally… "We are heartbroken by the tragic loss of a young and talented coworker," Apple said of a death in one of its conference rooms. Article

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