News of Note—Google’s Nokia deal, T-Mobile killing KickBack, South Korea’s 5G rollout and more

news of note

Here are some of the other stories we’re following today:

> T-Mobile is discontinuing the KickBack service it launched early last year, which provided customers with a credit if they used 2 GB of data or less per month. TmoNews article

> Qualcomm announced two new chips designed for IoT and AI applications. ZDNet article

> Google is reportedly in talks to purchase Nokia’s LTE A2G technology that provides broadband internet on airplanes without the use of a satellite. Bloomberg article

> According to a new report, South Korea’s mobile operators may jointly build and share 5G network equipment. Mobile World Live article

> VirnetX won a $502.6 million courtroom victory over Apple. Phone Scoop article

> T-Mobile said it is supporting Apple’s new Business Chat for iPhone. Release

> Nokia and SK Telecom said they are conducting a trial of LTE public safety technologies in South Korea. Release