Verizon announces LG K4 LTE smartphone; Samsung reportedly looking to overhaul corporate culture

More wireless news from across the Web:

> Sony announced its new ForwardWorks division that will make mobile games in Asia based on the company's PlayStation franchises. iMore article

> Verizon announced the new LG K4 LTE Android smartphone. Release

> Samsung is working to refresh its corporate culture to make the company more nimble. PhoneScoop article

> According to new data from Swrve, fully half of all revenues from mobile games comes from only 0.19 percent of players. VentureBeat article

> Apple Pay is reportedly going to become available on mobile websites sometime this year. Re/code article

> Samsung is reportedly developing a new operating system for the Internet of Things. PC World article

Telecom News

> Frontier has unveiled a new brand called Vantage that encompasses its suite of HD TV, broadband and VoIP services on the eve of ramping up its FTTH and IPTV footprints. Article

> Verizon has begun running a new TV ad campaign highlighting the difference between its FTTH network and cable, a move that comes as the service provider pares down its wireline network footprint to the Northeast. Article

Wireless Tech News

> Ericsson struck an agreement with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) System Design & Management (SDM) program to jointly create solutions for Ericsson's Autonomous Driving – Predictive Mobility project. Article

> Appearing before the House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology this week, FCC Commissioners Jessica Rosenworcel and Michael O'Rielly stuck to their upper 5 GHz guns and continued to call for increasing efforts to open up the 5.9 GHz band for unlicensed use. Article

Cable News

> Charter Communications is in talks with Amazon to join Comcast in the e-tail giant's new cable services store front. Article

And finally… Nicki Minaj and Ariana Grande will help open the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Release

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