News of Note—Qualcomm vs. Apple, FEMA’s emergency alert test, Trump’s tariffs and more

News of note

Here are some other stories we’re following today:

> Qualcomm and Apple are starting a new trial Tuesday over whether Apple’s iPhones should be banned over patent infringement charges. Reuters article

> As Hurricane Florence bears down on the Carolinas, new figures show that most cell sites in that location continue to operate. Inside Towers article

Mobile World Congress 2019

Attend the 2-Day Executive 5G Panel Series

FierceWireless is returning to Barcelona, Spain, during Mobile World Congress 2019 with a two-day Executive 5G Panel Series at the Fira Congress Hotel, conveniently located across the street from the MWC Convention Center. The panel events will take place on Feb. 25-26 and will cover 5G and The Fixed Wireless Access Opportunity, Taking 5G Indoors, and Making 5G Ubiquitous. Attendees will have the opportunity to network and hear from 5G leaders including Verizon, Vodafone, Orange, Sprint, NTT Docomo, Boingo Wireless, Qualcomm, and more over the course of two days.

Secure your spot at the event today! Now is your chance to join fellow industry professionals for networking and education. Registration information and the schedule can be found on the website here.

> FEMA said a nationwide test of Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) and the Emergency Alert System (EAS) is now scheduled for Oct. 3. NBC News article

> The Apple Watch is among a number of gadgets that won’t be affected by the Trump administration’s tariffs against Chinese imports. Business Standard article

> OpenSignal announced a new product targeting mobile video. OpenSignal blog post