News of Note—Huawei, Ericsson, Intel and more

news of note

Here are some other stories we’re following today:

> Huawei Technologies says it is working with several operators on projects that could lead to a dramatic reduction in headcount through the use of automation, artificial intelligence and so-called intent-based networking. Light Reading article

> Australia's National Broadband Network company announced that it will be kicking off 5G trials in partnership with Ericsson in Melbourne. ZDNet article

> Sixgill has been named a general member of the Intel IoT Solutions Alliance. Release

> A manufacturer of III-V photonic devices claims to have proven the feasibility of 60-GHz radio over fiber transmission at a 1,270-nm wavelength. EE Times article

> Sweden’s Instabridge, the Wi-Fi sharing community and mobile app that has proved particularly popular in Brazil and Mexico, has scored $3 million in further funding. TechCrunch article