News of Note—Samsung’s military 5G, Qualcomm’s private LTE networks and more

news of note

Here are the stories we’re tracking today:

> Samsung is working with the U.S. military services to build a high-bandwidth 5G wireless network designed for speed, connectivity and line-of-sight networking technology. Defense Systems article

> Italy is claiming that it’s a year ahead of the rest of Europe when it comes to 5G. Mobile World Live article

> Qualcomm authored an article arguing for the business model behind private LTE networks using either MulteFire technology in the 5 GHz band or LTE-TDD in the 3.5 GHz CBRS band. IoT For All article

> Nokia Bell Labs and Inria, a French national research institute, said they renewed their partnership and will research the role of machines in automating and augmenting human existence. Release

> JetBlue said it will upgrade its aircraft to the latest ViaSat hardware, giving passengers access to additional coverage and capacity offered by ViaSat's next-generation ViaSat-2 and ViaSat-3 satellite platforms. Release