News of Note—Verizon's CES keynote; Apple's iPhone reports; DoCoMo's 5G plans and more

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According to some reports, Google's Project Fi may be renamed Google Fi. (Pixabay)

Here are the other stories we're following today: 

> Verizon's CEO is scheduled to provide a keynote address during the upcoming CES trade show in Las Vegas. Release

> Japan's DoCoMo is scheduled to deploy 5G services at this time next year. RCR 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.

> Selectel Wireless, a Verizon MVNO, is reportedly planning to launch unlimited data services. Prepaid Phone News article

> According to IDC, Samsung, Huawei and Apple—in that order—are the world's largest smartphone vendors. Release

> Apple said that, starting next quarter, it will no longer report the number of iPhones it sells. Business Insider article

> U.S. Cellular reported a rise in its operating revenues in its third quarter. Release

> According to some reports, Google's Project Fi may be renamed Google Fi. Phone Arena article

> According to EJL Wireless, the outdoor small cell antenna market grew 84% last year, with Alpha Wireless as the top provider. Inside Towers article