SFR slips into the red in Q1; Ericsson scores 5G deal with China Unicom

Wireless news from around the web

> SFR swung to a net loss of €41 million ($46.7 million) in Q1 2016 compared to a profit of €743 million in the same period of 2015. Reuters report

> Ericsson agreed a 5G, cloud, and IoT development deal with China Unicom. Ericsson announcement

> Xiaomi pushed into the budget smartphone market with the Mi Max. BBC News report

> Nokia deployed a three-carrier aggregation LTE-Advanced network for Zain KSA. Nokia release

And finally…iPods become an appreciating asset. Guardian article

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