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

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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

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> 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


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