FCC suspends rules for special access; LG ships screen for iPhone 5

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> The FCC has suspended its current rules for deregulating the rates of special access broadband while it determines where there is competition for that service. Article

> Nokia will reportedly unveil only two new Lumia Windows Phones at its Sept. 5 event. Article

> LG Display has started mass production of a new and thinner display, widely speculated to be for Apple's next iPhone. Article

> Qualcomm's Snapdragon S4 Pro will reportedly power LG's forthcoming quad-core device. Article

> Cricket will launch the HTC One V, its first HTC smartphone, for $270 starting Sept. 2. Release

> Sprint Nextel's Boost announced the Samsung Galaxy Rush. Article

Mobile Content News

> More than four months after Facebook announced an agreement to acquire photo-sharing application Instagram, the deal has finally earned Federal Trade Commission approval. Article

> Google updated its Chrome browser for Apple's iOS, enabling iPhone and iPad users to share webpages from social networks Facebook, Twitter and Google+ in addition to email. Article

Broadband Wireless News

> Qualcomm is reportedly positioning itself for a small cell play with the planned acquisition of DesignArt Networks, according to an Israeli newspaper, which said Qualcomm is expected to pay $120 million-140 million for the startup. Article

> Boingo Wireless--building on its growing focus of delivering sponsored Wi-Fi service--is extending its existing partnership with Google Offers beyond the New York metro area and into eight malls and 16 airports in major U.S. cities. Article

European Wireless News

> Vodafone is fearful that the forthcoming UK LTE auction will be delayed following UK regulator Ofcom's decision to allow Everything Everywhere to repurpose its 1800 MHz spectrum to launch LTE services. Article

> The political, economic and technical debate on how best to achieve universal broadband service in the UK rages on. Industry Voices

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