News of Note—AT&T’s FirstNet issues, Phoenix Tower’s purchase, Agri-Valley Services’ 600 MHz test and more

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Phoenix Tower said it acquired 451 towers from Digicel in Jamaica. (Pixabay)

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> The chief executive of Telus is leaving the company. Globe and Mail article

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> AT&T is still negotiating several state contracts for FirstNet. MWL article

> FirstNet said Edward Parkinson will serve as its acting CEO following the departure of Mike Poth. Inside Towers article

> Phoenix Tower said it acquired 451 towers from Digicel in Jamaica. Release

> Ericsson, Agri-Valley Services and NewCore Wireless said they will trial 600 MHz spectrum in Caro, Michigan, in the fourth quarter of this year. Release

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