News of Note—AT&T prepaid changes, Motorola’s new phones, ZTE’s Q1 results and more

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Conversant Wireless' patent and FRAND case against Huawei and ZTE is moving forward in the United Kingdom. (Pixabay)

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> AT&T said it will launch a new $50 plan on Friday offering 8 GB on its AT&T Prepaid brand, among other changes. Website

> The market for coherent 400G WDM is likely to develop much faster than previously projected, based in part on the expectation that 400G ZR technology will make it significantly easier to transition from 100G and 200G, according to Cignal AI. FierceTelecom article

> NBCUniversal is joining OpenAP, the cross-audience platform for selling targeted TV advertising that was formed in 2017 by Fox, Turner and Viacom. FierceCable article

> Verizon said it is going to “evolve” its FamilyBase service into its new Verizon Smart Family service to offer parental controls for children with mobile devices. Release

> Motorola launched a number of new phones for the U.S. market including the Moto g6 and Moto e5 Plus. PhoneScoop article

> Conversant Wireless' patent and FRAND case against Huawei and ZTE is moving forward in the United Kingdom. Release

> ZTE delayed the release of its first quarter results following the U.S. government’s move to prevent U.S. companies from selling components to ZTE. MWL article

> Verizon said it closed its acquisition of Moment, which the operator said is a New York-based design and strategy firm founded in 2002. Release

> CCS Insight predicted that 1.95 billion mobile phones will be sold worldwide in 2018, up just 0.2% from 2017. Release

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