News of Note—Affirmed Networks’ 5G core, AT&T’s Brazilian interest, Qualcomm’s NXP bid, and more

news of note

Here are the stories we’re following today:

> Android Pay is replacing Google Pay on Android phones. TechCrunch article

> KT, Qualcomm and Samsung said they tested multivendor 5G NR interoperability. Release

> AT&T filed a complaint against T-Mobile over the carrier’s use of a Claymation version of its CEO, John Legere. Android Authority article

> CableLabs and Cisco said they successfully showed off a technical bridge between LTE wireless networks and DOCSIS cable networks. Multichannel News article

> Rodolphe Barronet-Fruges, the executive charged with building out Sigfox’s network, has reportedly left the company. Light Reading article

> Affirmed Networks said it has developed the industry’s first 5G mobile core. Release

> Qualcomm said it raised its bid for NXP, likely in an effort to stave off a takeover bid by Broadcom. Release

> Regional wireless operator C Spire said it tested Cohere Technologies' new 5G turboConnect fixed wireless access solution. Release

> AT&T might enter the Brazilian market. Mobile World Live article