Nokia wins small cell order from TIM; T-Mobile tweaks global roaming offering

More wireless news from across the Web:

> Nokia expects to close the sale of its Here mapping service to a group of auto makers tomorrow. VentureBeat article

> Apple is offering its Swift programming language as an open source effort. VentureBeat article

> HTC and Under Armour announced that a connected scale would be the first product released through their previously announced partnership. Yahoo article

> 4G Americas said that LTE-Advanced technology has been commercially deployed across 100 networks in 49 countries. CellularNews article

> T-Mobile US tweaked its global roaming offering. TMoNews article

> TIM in Brazil said it will purchase small cells from Nokia. Release

> According to new figures from IDC, Fitbit led the wearables market in the third quarter with 22.2 percent global market share, followed by Apple with 18.6 percent. Release

> Samsung may lose Apple's chip business completely to TSMC starting with the rumored A10 chip for the iPhone 7. AppleInsider article

> Opera's latest Web browser for Apple's iOS platform also offers news aggregation services. Engadget article

Telecom News

> EarthLink may have revenue challenges with its carrier transport business, but its large set of fiber-based assets has given it the tools to sell lit and dark fiber services to not only carriers, but also content companies and large enterprises. Article

> Windstream has formally launched its Kinetic IPTV service in Lexington, Ky., offering consumers an alternative set of dual and triple play broadband, voice and data bundles that they only could get from local cable provider Time Warner Cable. Article

Wireless Tech News

> Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, introduced the next wave of its beacon technology, rolling out a cloud-based beacon management solution designed for multi-vendor Wi-Fi networks and beacon analytics. Article

> When it comes to spectrum, it pays to think way, way ahead. Editor's Corner

Cable News

> With the FCC set to finally lift on Friday the "Integration Ban" that required cable companies to include CableCard devices in their set-tops, the National Cable Telecommunications Association (NCTA) posted a statement on its website leaving little ambiguity about how it feels about regulation. Article

And finally… Verizon is now advertising to gamers in the Minecraft game. Article