News of Note—Apple’s day in court; URLLC investments and more

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The industry is investing around $1 billion during 2018 to make 5G capable of Ultra Reliable Low Latency Communications. (Pixabay)

Here are some other stories we’re following today:

> The U.S. Supreme Court appeared skeptical of Apple on Monday during oral argument in a case that could permit iPhone owners to move forward with an antitrust suit against the company for allegedly inflating the prices in its App Store. CNBC story

> The industry is investing around $1 billion during 2018 alone to make 5G capable of Ultra Reliable Low Latency Communications (URLLC), according to a new report by Mobile Experts, which examines whether the investment is justified. 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.

> U.K. operator Three believes that its strong 5G spectrum holdings could be the catalyst to a turnaround in fortunes. CCS Insight blog

> Nokia and mobile operator Smart Communications are collaborating with the Philippine Red Cross to bring things like LTE-connected drones into areas struck by disaster. Release

> 3GPP provides a summary of how 5G NR corrections are being handled. Post