Nokia reportedly prepping phablets for September release; AT&T powers new phones for Delta

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@FierceWireless: MT@gigaom: Flying high: Delta equips 19,000 flight attendants with Windows Phones with AT&T service. Article | [email protected]

> Nokia will reportedly unveil large-screen smartphones next month. Article

> AT&T and Verizon Communications are staying silent on their involvement with National Security Agency surveillance programs. Article

> A MetroPCS executive said that over-the-top communications startups could be numbered. Article

>  T-Mobile stores are reportedly starting to receive Isis-ready SIM cards. Article

> Leaked photos show Apple's rumored gold iPhone 5S. Article

> BlackBerry released a special gold edition of its Q5 smartphone in the United Arab Emirates. Article

> The NFL's Sunday Ticket package of out-of-market games has reportedly caught the interest of Google and its YouTube online video site. Article

> China Telecom's iPhone deal appears to be paying off so far. Article

> Apple reportedly poached Levi's senior vice president for its top U.S. retail position. Article

Mobile Content News

> Google is updating its Now personal assistant service, highlighted by support for car rentals and concert tickets. Article

> Consumer spending on games created for Google's Android platform outstripped spending on titles for gaming-optimized handheld devices for the first time ever during the second quarter of 2013, App Annie and IDC report. Article

Broadband Wireless News

> Telrad Networks, which acquired Alvarion's WiMAX division earlier this year, has committed to a WiMAX-to-LTE technology roadmap, said its new partner, systems integrator Wireless Connections. Article

> Supporters of unlicensed TV white space (TVWS) spectrum told FCC officials last week that as the agency crafts rules for the 600 MHz incentive auctions it should not keep two TV channels reserved exclusively for wireless microphones that are used by TV news networks. Article

European Wireless news

> Hutchison Whampoa's Austrian unit has finally unveiled its new look following the €1.3 billion ($1.7 billion) acquisition of Orange Austria in January, in a move that also marks the disappearance of the Orange brand from the Austrian market. Article

> Carlos Slim's América Móvil said it has secured the necessary funds to fully finance its €7.2 billion ($9.6 billion) bid for KPN. Article

> There has been a flurry of LTE launches in Western Europe in the past 12 months, and operators are looking to this strategy to make up for the decline in traditional revenue streams. However, analysis of markets where LTE has been established for up to two years shows great variation in the impact on revenue. Industry Voices

And finally...Check out this new ad for Nokia's Lumia 1020 Windows Phone. Video