News of Note—Verizon’s enterprise 5G, Sprint’s Express stores, 5G phones and more

news of note

Here are some other stories we’re following today:

> Microsoft and Network Business Systems will team to offer fixed wireless services, partly via TV white spaces spectrum to rural communities in Illinois, Iowa and South Dakota. Telecompetitor article

> Verizon and Cradlepoint are pushing a 5G broadband service for enterprise users. VentureBeat 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.

> As an AT&T executive explained, the world’s first 5G phones likely will be tied to specific carriers because of the spectrum bands they support. PCMag article

> Via a new collaboration between Sprint and Walgreens, the operator will open 80 new Sprint Express locations. Cnet article