iPhone 7 pictures reportedly surface; Ericsson announces Emergency Wallet

More wireless news from across the web:

> Unified Signal said it acquired MVNOs Puppy Wireless and DataJack, and hopes to acquire 100,000 customers this year to its MyTime Wireless MVNO. Release

> BGR published what it said is a first look at Apple's upcoming iPhone 7. BGR article

> Google plans to sell modular phones through its Project Ara effort starting next year. WSJ article

> Apple CEO Tim Cook met with India's Prime Minister to discuss encryption and other topics. The Hill article

> Best Buy is sweetening the sale of the Samsung Galaxy S7 with a free Samsung smart TV. TechnoBuffalo article

> Ericsson announced its new Emergency Wallet that the company said can help emergency responders and others during humanitarian responses to disasters. Release

Telecom News

> As AT&T continues to ramp up its FTTH deployments into new cities like San Jose, California, the service provider is finding that the best targets for 1 Gbps service exist in multi-dwelling units (MDUs). Article

> Frontier Communications lost a large set of potential customers -- 40,000 to be exact -- during its problematic switchover of Verizon's wireline assets to its own systems in three states. Article

Wireless Tech News

> It's official: Sprint will conduct 5G demonstrations on June 3 and June 6 at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California, and on June 9, 11 and 14 at Lincoln Field in Philadelphia. Articles

> As Verizon politely put it in its May 19 ex parte, it "has been engaging" with the satellite industry to mutually explore a "workable satellite-terrestrial coexistence regime" in the 28 GHz band. But so far, it's finding ViaSat's analysis to be unworkable. Article

European Wireless News

> The Virgin Mobile brand is set to disappear from the French mobile market following the integration of the virtual network operator with the low-cost Red by SFR brand. Article

> Vodafone Germany said it planned to offer download speeds of up to 375 Mbps on its LTE network in 50 cities this year, as part of a broader plan to increase cable and mobile broadband speeds across the country. Article

Cable News

> A New York state regulatory panel has recommended that the state's Public Services Commission approve Altice NV's $17.7 billion takeover of Cablevision. Article

> In comments filed to the FCC, AT&T said the agency's proposed set-top regulations "bears no relationship" to mandates established by Section 629 of the Communications Act and is essentially a "radical unbundling scheme." Article

And finally… The hype around VR might soon come crashing to a halt. Article

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