News of Note—U.S. Cellular’s unlimited pricing, Dish’s stock plunge, Dycom’s financial warning and more

news of note

Here are the stories we’re chasing today:

> Verizon appears to be pressuring network construction contractors to receive payment after 90 days, not 30 days. Wireless Estimator article

> New legislation bars government employees from using mobile devices from Huawei and ZTE. PhoneScoop article

> Research company Kryptowire has identified 11 different Android phones with security vulnerabilities. Phone Arena article

> Odine Solutions and Affirmed Networks said they deployed a virtualized network for lifecell in Ukraine. Release

> FirstNet said it approved an $81 million budget for next year. Release

> Shares of Dish Network plunged after a Wall Street analyst firm lowered its rating on the company. Multichannel News article

> U.S. Cellular will reportedly raise the price on its unlimited offering. Droid Life article

> AT&T customers receive the most robocalls of any wireless operator per month, according to new data from YouMail. Release

> Dycom warned it will not hit its financial targets for the year. Fool article