News of Note—ZTE’s China troubles, Baicells’ HQ, Xiaomi’s U.S. entry and more

news of note

Here are the stories we’re following today:

> The U.S. government’s ban on sales to ZTE could hinder the rollout of 5G technology in China. SDX article

> AT&T said its business customers with eligible Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac vehicles in the United States will soon be able to activate both a fleet management solution and 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot in vehicles together. Release

> Imagine in Europe plans to offer fixed wireless services at speeds of 150 Mbps to more than 300 areas within the next two years. Silicon Republic article

> A top Qualcomm executive said he expects to see some 5G phone as early as 2018. MWL article

> Infrastructure vendor Baicells is moving its headquarters from Beijing to Texas. Tweet

> China’s Xiaomi is planning to start selling smart home products in the United States. PhoneScoop article

> According to a new report, a sheriff used Securus Technologies’ service to obtain cell phone location data without court approval. NYT article