Sprint unveils new plan offering unlimited data for $20/month, but only 1 GB is high-speed; Apple has sold $1.7B worth of Apple Watches

More wireless news from across the Web:

> Beginning Oct. 30, Sprint customers can choose a 1 GB high-speed data option for $20 per month, then 2G speeds after that. They can also get unlimited voice and texting for an additional $20 per month while on the Sprint network. Release

> Apple has sold at least $1.688 billion worth of Apple Watches so far. VentureBeat article

> Google parent Alphabet is partnering with three of Indonesia's biggest carriers for a country-wide test starting next year to beam Internet down to the ground via balloons as part of Project Loon. The Verge article

> Investors soured on Nintendo's stock after the company delayed the introduction of its first smartphone game and provided minimal details about bringing its characters to mobile platforms. Wall Street Journal article 

> Thanks to a software update that will arrive in December, the unlocked HTC One A9, which is being sold on htc.com, will soon feature support for Verizon's LTE network. AndroidAndMe article

> Internationally, Motorola's Droid Turbo 2 smartphone will be sold as the Moto X Force. 9to5Google article

 Wireless Tech News

> Sigfox, the French startup that wants to build a global, low-cost Internet of Things (IoT) network, is getting a little help from the City of San Francisco, which is making city property available for Sigfox to mount antennas. Article

> As more wireless operators show an interest in supporting Wi-Fi calling, Affirmed Networks is coming out with Evolved Packet Data Gateway (ePDG) and Trusted WiFi Access Gateway (TWAG) functionality that will enable operators to offer virtualized Wi-Fi access as part of their overall network offerings. Article

Cable News

> Charter Communications has become the latest top cable provider to report solid third-quarter video subscriber metrics, adding 12,000 customers during the period. Article

> Time Warner Cable reported losing only 7,000 pay-TV customers in the third quarter, a period that is turning out to be a particularly strong quarter for cable video subscriber performance. Article

Telecom News

> Charter Communications sees an opportunity to grow its presence in the competitive business services market, one where it will enhance its standing upon completing its pending acquisitions of Bright House Communications and Time Warner Cable. Article

> Alcatel-Lucent reported that strong sales across its three IP networking segments helped boost its Core Networking revenues 11 percent to $1.8 billion, but softness in its Alcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks (ASN) division drove it to forecast flat revenues for the year 2015. Article

And finally… "Inside Apple's perfectionism machine." Article

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