News of Note—Android security updates, Vodafone’s 3.4 GHz 5G tests, the FirstNet Association and more

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Vodafone said it tested 5G in the 3.4 GHz band in the U.K. (Pixabay)

Here are the other stories we’re chasing today:

> According to new research, Android handset vendors aren’t updating their phones with the latest security patches like they say they are. Wired article

> Huawei said it is the first vendor to pass China’s 5G nonstandalone (NSA) Core Network test. Release

> Vodafone said it tested 5G in the 3.4 GHz band in the U.K. Release

> Google isn’t selling the original Pixel anymore. TechTimes article

> A new group called the FirstNet Association is working to "bridge the gap" between first responders and the engineers who will maintain the nationwide communications network. StateScoop article

> The new Samsung Galaxy S9 is helping to grow the market for unlocked phones. PCMag article

> FierceCable and FierceVideo are breaking down the best and the worst of what this year’s NAB Show had to offer. Editor's Corner

> FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has named David Young the latest member of the Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee (BDAC) during a time of uncertainty at the regulator’s organization. FierceTelecom article