News of Note—5G market forecast; Spain’s 5G auction; Apple's 5G iPhone and more

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Juniper Research expects annual operator billed revenues from 5G connections will approach $300 billion by 2025. (Pixabay)

Here are some other stories we’re following today:

> Annual operator-billed revenues from 5G connections will approach $300 billion by 2025, rising from $894 million in 2019, according to Juniper Research. Release

> Apple reportedly plans to release a 5G-capable iPhone in 2020 using Intel silicon. AppleInsider article

> Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez confirmed that the government plans to auction spectrum in the 700 MHz band in the first quarter of 2019. RCR News article

> Nokia is helping Hutchison 3 Indonesia increase network efficiency on the operator's LTE network and boost the customer experience using Nokia's Spectral Performance Management solution. Release

> Google’s top lobbyist in Washington, D.C., Susan Molinari, is stepping down from her role as the company faces increasing pressure on Capitol Hill. The Hill article

> AT&T kicked off a promotion that allows its AT&T Prepaid customers to save some cash each month. Phone Scoop article

> ZTE announced that Slicing Packet network technology, jointly proposed by ZTE and China Mobile for 5G transport, has been started up by the ITU-T SG15 meeting held in Geneva, Switzerland. Release

> A new report from Conviva said that connected TV views are growing almost twice as fast as mobile views. Cord Cutters News article

> The ITU-appointed former U.S. telecom official Doreen Bogdan-Martin as director of its development bureau, making her the first woman elected to one of the ITU’s top five leadership positions in the organization’s 153-year history. Mobile World Live article

> T-Mobile announced that its T-Mobile Future of Wireless Truck is now on display in Atlanta. Release

> Ericsson has taken a step to drive 5G commercial readiness by contracting Wistron NeWeb Corporation to deliver 5G mobile devices for use in customer trials from the fourth quarter of 2018. DigiTimes article

> Intel's open-source projects have now committed to the widely adopted Contributor Covenant, a code of conduct that was recently taken up by Linux. ZDNet article
 

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