News of Note—Nokia, Vodafone, Samsung and more

news of note

Here are some other stories we're following today:

> Nokia is jumping on the extensible radio access network (xRAN) bandwagon by becoming the first legacy RAN vendor to join the xRAN Foundation. SDxCentral article

> Vodafone U.K. and Ericsson announced they have successfully tested standalone pre-standard 5G using a prototype device in a central London 3.5 GHz spectrum field trial. RCR Wireless article

> Among the priorities for the new Samsung Research will be artificial intelligence and IoT. Release