News of Note—Xfinity BYOD, AT&T’s fixed wireless, Verizon’s tax savings and more

news of note

Here are the stories we’re following today:

> AT&T said it launched its fixed wireless services in parts of Kentucky. Release

> According to new findings, the LTE speeds on AT&T and Verizon have begun to recover from the launch of their unlimited data services. Opensignal post

> Huawei said it will support RCS messaging services in its phones. Mobile World Live article

> Verizon stands to gain $17 billion in savings due to the new tax laws in the United States. The Wall Street Journal article

> AT&T’s Cricket brand is offering free phones to customers who switch. PhoneScoop article

> Apple said it would contribute over $350 billion to the U.S. economy over the next five years. VentureBeat article

> According to a new report, the FTC is investing Broadcom for potential anticompetitive tactics. Wall Street Journal article

> Comcast’s Xfinity Mobile MVNO is now supporting some BYOD phones. Release