Google brings Android One to Turkey; Sprint, Boost to sell LG G Stylo Android smartphone for $199

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> Google delivered its Android One program to Turkey via the $260 Android smartphone from General Mobile. Article

> Chinese electronics device maker Foxconn invested in Android OS maker Cyanogen. Article

> Canada's auction of 2.5 GHz spectrum licenses raised a total of $628 million from the likes of Telus, Roger and BCE. Article

> As expected, Samsung announced its Artik processor for Internet of Things devices. Article

> As noted by Ars Technica, AT&T promised almost 10 years ago to cover 100 percent of Americans with broadband if it was allowed to purchase BellSouth. Today, the company offers little or no service "to millions of people in the 22 states where it operates wireline facilities," the publication wrote. Article. Meantime, according to the Wall Street Journal, federal regulators are unlikely to move against AT&T's pending acquisition of DirecTV. Article

> The FCC said Verizon Wireless will pay $90 million and Sprint will pay $68 million to settle investigations into their unauthorized approval of third-party text messaging services. Release

> The LG G Stylo Android smartphone will be sold by Sprint and Boost Mobile for $199. Release

> Facebook hired former FCC Chairman Kevin Martin as its vice president for mobile and global access policy. Article

Online Video News

> DVR manufacturer TiVo will integrate Plex, a cloud-based personal media management and streaming system, into its service offerings beginning June 8, according to Plex's Scott Olechowski, co-founder and chief product officer. Article

> According to Twitter, 90 percent of video views by users have been on mobile devices. Article

> As over-the-top services proliferate, standing out from the crowd is getting increasingly difficult. So capturing the online video audience takes both smart marketing moves and an understanding of what that audience wants. That was the consensus of a panel at the Streaming Media East show that, while ostensibly discussing the disruption OTT has wrought upon pay TV, turned inevitably toward making money with online content. Article

Telecom News

> CenturyLink has opened a new data center in central Washington that operates on hydroelectric power, a move it says will enable enterprises to lower their power costs while serving as another site to deliver cloud and disaster recovery services. Article

Cable News

> Continuing to hammer away at the "we're moving on" messaging campaign adopted after the collapse of his company's attempted acquisition of Time Warner Cable, Comcast chief executive Brian Roberts told a group of investors Wednesday that the No. 1 cable operator is in no hurry to propose another megadeal. Article

European Wireless News

> Telenor has appointed Sigve Brekke as its new CEO to replace long-serving industry veteran Jon Fredrik Baksaas, who retires in August after 13 year at the helm of the Norway-based operator. Article

> EE is claiming a European first after it surpassed 10 million 4G customers on its network, adding that total 4G traffic has overtaken 3G traffic for the first time thanks to increased network coverage, particularly in rural areas. Article

And finally… Want to buy RadioShack's name and customer data? It will cost you at least $15 million. Article

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