Sprint complains that AT&T is blocking its DirecTV ads; Microsoft working on Windows 10 for mobile

More wireless news from across the Web:

> Sprint said that AT&T is not allowing it to advertise its offer of a free year of service to DirecTV customers on DirecTV's service. Sprint letter (PDF)

> A "hardware issue" affected AT&T wireless service in Kansas City and elsewhere. Kansas City Star article

> Apple removed the cellular option on its lower-end iPad Pro. Article

> Verizon Wireless introduced the new Netgear AirCard 791S Mobile WiFi Hotspot. Release

> New silicon from Samsung supports smartphones with 6 GB of RAM. Ars Technica article

> Microsoft said it continues to work on a mobile version of its Windows 10 operating system. PhoneScoop article

> Apple introduced a new version of its Apple TV device that offers voice-recognition functions, unified video search across Netflix, Hulu and other services, as well as an app store that will allow users to download games and other apps. However, absent from Apple's announcement was any mention of offering live TV services or access into pay-TV options. Article

Telecom News

> AT&T has once again found its network being compromised by vandals and its offering up to $10,000 for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of those people responsible for attempted copper theft in Ukiah, Calif. that caused damage to a fiber line. Article

Wireless Tech News

> The debate over what is the best low-power wireless communications protocol technology to power millions and eventually billions of Internet of Things devices heated up at Super Mobility this week. Article

> Research firm Signals Research Group (SRG) presented its third-party assessment of LTE-U and Wi-Fi co-existence at the CTIA Super Mobility 2015 conference Wednesday, showing that the impact of LTE-U on real-time applications running over Wi-Fi was relatively modest and largely comparable to the impact of introducing a new Wi-Fi access point into the channel. Article

Cable News

> Media services provider Comcast Wholesale is using the IBC show in Amsterdam to announce the launch of a full range of video streaming services. Article

> Ericsson took the next step in the latest round of video industry consolidation, announcing it has acquired multiscreen encoding and compression provider Envivio for about $125 million in a cash tender transaction. The company also will take the lead in integrating DirecTV's satellite assets with AT&T's U-verse assets. Article

And finally… Silicon Valley's latest target is the shower head. Article

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