News of Note—AT&T and Huawei, Sprint and SoftBank and more

news of note

Here are the stories we’re following this morning:

> According to Reuters, U.S. lawmakers are pushing AT&T to cut ties to China’s Huawei and to oppose plans by China Mobile to enter the U.S. market. Reuters article

> SoftBank could reach its goal of increasing its ownership of Sprint to 85% this week. BTIG post

> T-Mobile said it will use technologies ranging from small cells to CRAN to boost its network capacity in U.S. Bank Stadium by a factor of 35 in advance of Super Bowl LII. Release

> T-Mobile appears to have been hit with an international service outage. TmoNews post

> New Yorkers consume more than 500 TB of data every month while using the subway, according to the region’s Transit Wireless. Release

> The Oppo R9s is the best-selling phone in China, according to Counterpoint Research. Release