News of Note—Apple iPhone chips; Netflix feature for Android and more

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Ericsson Media Solutions will now be known as MediaKind. (Pixabay)

Here are some other stories we’re following today:

> It appears that Apple may still use Intel’s 5G cellular modems in future iPhones and other gadgets—just not its Wi-Fi and Bluetooth offering. The Register article

> Nokia and China Mobile have signed a one-year frame agreement to support the Chinese mobile operator's transition to a future-oriented network infrastructure. Release

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.

> Netflix is adding a new “Smart Downloads” feature for Android devices that automatically deletes an episode of a TV series you’ve finished watching and fetches the next one. Variety article

> Ericsson Media Solutions will now be known as MediaKind as the Swedish vendor looks to revamp the unit following recent uncertainty. Mobile World Live article

> LA-RICS is transferring public-safety LTE network assets to AT&T for its FirstNet deployment. Urgent Communications tweet