Samsung launches mobile startup incubator; Commissioner Ajit Pai calls on FCC to combat contraband phones in prisons

More wireless news from across the web:

> Samsung has launched a mobile startup incubator called Creative Square. The program, which will accept applications from June 27 to July 31, intends to provide support to startups and designers with innovative ideas in mobile. ZDNet article

> FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai this week called on the commission to "take immediate action to combat" contraband phones in prisons. Wireless Week article

Mobile Developer News

> Even though the demand for mobile apps in the enterprise is growing, average spending on enterprise mobile development as a share of total budgets is actually shrinking, according to a recent Gartner survey. Article

> Apple has unveiled a developer preview of Version 3.0 for its Swift programming language. The newest version will be generally available later this year. Article

Telecom News

> Bell Canada's potential acquisition of Manitoba Telecom Services (MTS) became more likely after MTS shareholders voted overwhelmingly in favor of the deal. Article

> The Communications Workers of America union said that AT&T's unfair labor issues, for which nearly 4,000 members were striking, have been resolved. Article

European Wireless News

> Following the U.K.'s decision to leave the European Union, Jefferies analysts weighed the risks for investors in various U.K.-based telcos. They found that Vodafone was a "relative safe haven" for investors, but others won't be as lucky. Article

Cable News

> Jefferies analysts gave Comcast's Q2 video and broadband subscriber numbers a slight bump in a new research note, crediting the increase to Verizon's now-resolved strike. Article

And finally… KFC's new meal boxes in India not only contain five food items, but also a built-in power bank to charge mobile phones. Asia One article


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