Kore acquires Wyless; Cricket to sell Galaxy S7

More wireless news from across the Web:

> Kore Wireless Group said it acquired Wyless Group Holdings. Release

> According to OpenSignal, there are 1.1 billion LTE connections in the world and roughly 54 percent of those are in Asia. Post

> ViviSat said it will upgrade its aging satellites. Engadget article

> Google introduced a new travel app called Destinations. Yahoo article

> Google is now calling its satellite business Terra Bella and will focus it on image analysis. TechCrunch article

> AT&T's Cricket Wireless will begin selling the new Samsung Galaxy S7 on March 18. PhoneScoop article

Telecom News

> AT&T's ongoing FTTH rollout may be designed to provide consumers and businesses with higher speeds, but the service provider is seeing additional benefits from build. Article

Online Video News

> Content delivery network provider Akamai is putting slightly less emphasis on its delivery services for media and entertainment companies and content providers, and is putting more emphasis on performance and security businesses -- a move that appears to be keeping its investors satisfied. Article

> Netflix, HBO Now and Hulu are some of the "most important" paid online subscriptions to consumers, well ahead of their paid subscriptions to other services such as streaming music and shopping services, a new survey by Vindicia revealed. Article

Installer News

> General Communication, Inc. (GCI) said it plans to part ways with its urban wireless towers and rooftop locations in hopes of landing approximately $90 million in a sale lease back transaction. Article

> Comcast will pay $7.21 million to settle a class-action suit filed by African-American technicians who claim the MSO discriminated against them at a Chicago facility. Article

> Lumos has set some ambitious goals for its fiber roll out in its Virginia market, adding more on-net buildings to its fiber network and conducting 825-mile fiber network expansion – two milestones that were enabled by accelerating its fiber installation process. Article

European Wireless News

> Tele2 Netherlands is to use small cells from Nokia to help improve LTE network capacity and indoor coverage throughout the Dutch market. Article

Cable News

> DirecTV has restored service after a two-hour outage knocked both HD and SD channels offline across the nation Tuesday. Article

And finally… A Google program has beaten the world's leading Go player. Article

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