Google may use fixed-wireless technology for Fiber rollout; Yahoo forms committee for 'strategic alternatives'

More wireless news from across the Web:

> Samsung will stream its expected Galaxy S7 launch in 360-degree video, possibly an indication of its virtual reality plans. Engadget article

> Google may be considering using fixed wireless technology to deliver its Google Fiber service in Kansas City. Telecompetitor article

> Apple released a software update designed to prevent the so-called "error 53." Engadget article

> Around 16 of New York City's LinkNYC kiosks are now up and running. VentureBeat article

> Samsung is now selling variants of its Gear S2 Classic smartwatch with embedded service from AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon. PhoneScoop article

> According to a new leak, HTC appears to be building a One M10 smartphone that is similar to its existing One A9. Verge article

> Yahoo said it formed a committee to investigate "strategic alternatives." Release

> Facebook is planning to begin running ads in its Messenger service. Engadget article

> Ruckus Wireless said it would introduce products with OpenG technology. ARN article

Telecom News

> Texas-based phone cooperative and Internet service provider GVTC has quietly reduced the prices of its broadband speeds in select areas of its service footprint, offering residents in the cities of San Antonio and Gonzales, Texas, 1 Gbps download speeds for $160 per month. Article

Cable News

> After closing on its $9.1 billion purchase of Suddenlink Communications, Altice NV has committed to following through on the MSO's plans to deploy 1-Gig services across 60 percent of its footprint by year-end. Article

And finally… Virgin Galactic is planning to announce its new space plane. Article

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