Nokia's next flagship to carry Snapdragon 820; BlackBerry signs deal with US Senate, Coast Guard

More wireless news from across the web:

> Nokia's next Android flagship phone will reportedly carry the Snapdragon 820 processor and be waterproof. Indian Express article

> BlackBerry has inked a deal to provide emergency notifications for the U.S. Senate and expanded an existing deal with the U.S. Coast Guard. Reuters article

> Macy's has teamed with IBM Watson to create an AI-powered mobile shopping assistant. Forbes article

Telecom News

> Verizon has launched a NG-PON2 equipment test in its Innovation Lab in Waltham, Massachusetts, signaling the next stage of its fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) evolution. Article

Online Video News

> The closing out of grandfathered subscription prices hit Netflix hard in Q2, with users churning out of the SVOD service at higher rates than expected, the company reported. Article

Installer News

> Verizon said that NG-PON2, the next generation of PON technology, will make the installation process for fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) in residences and businesses more efficient. Article

European Wireless News

> Vodafone Netherlands and T-Mobile Netherlands announced new CEOs in separate moves, establishing key leadership roles in what is set to be a critical phase for the Dutch telecoms market. Article

Cable News

> Charter Communications has been sued by 21st Century Fox for allegedly abandoning its 2014 program licensing deal with Fox News and Fox Business Network and paying rates based on an older agreement with Time Warner Cable. Article

And finally… Google has unveiled accelerated mobile pages for ads. Venture Beat article


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