Nokia's job cuts could reach 15,000; AT&T reportedly planning to increase GoPhone data allotments

More wireless news from across the Web:

> Comcast installed roughly 700 new public Wi-Fi hotspots in Michigan. Crain's Detroit article

> Smartwatch company Pebble announced the Core, a 3G-enabled fob the company said acts as a smartphone when on the go. PhoneScoop article

> According to a new report, AT&T plans to increase some of the data allotments on its GoPhone prepaid plans. Droid Life article

> According to Reuters, Nokia may cut up to 15,000 jobs globally. MWL article

> MetroPCS ranked highest in a new survey of customer experiences, while Sprint ranked the lowest. Release

> Sequans said its Calliope Cat 1 LTE chipset platform has passed AT&T's ADAPT chipset validation program. Release

> Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure met with FCC officials to push changes to the special access market, also called the business data services market. FCC filing

> Sony said it mobile unit will return to profit within the next 12 months. MWL article

> PCIA changed its name to the Wireless Infrastructure Association (WIA). Release

> Google's headquarters in Paris was raided by French police in a probe of tax fraud. 9to5Google article

Mobile Developer News

> Developers need to reduce their Google Play app security risks or they will watch their brand die. Editor's Corner

> Google showcased its Android Wear 2.0 smartwatch and Daydream mobile virtual reality technologies at Google I/O in Mountain View, California last week, and both tools could reshape the way developers collaborate with Google moving forward. Feature

Telecom News

> Verizon is taking a page out of the Google Fiber playbook, taking pre-orders for FiOS broadband service ahead of its launch in Boston. Article

> Verizon isn't seeing its largest enterprise business customers making major investments in new technology transitions or platforms, despite the stability of the segment. Article

Cable News

> While it has steadily diminished the ambitions of its video services business while up-playing residential broadband and business services, Cable One has also worked to reduce the "hollow profitability" of its video customer base. Article

> Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam said that the carrier is pleased with the performance of its new Go90 mobile video offering, but he acknowledged that the service has received more publicity than Verizon had intended. Article

And finally… Check out these cell-tower shaped "trees." Article

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