News of Note—AT&T adds Minneapolis, Chicago to 5G plans; Nokia to supply equipment for Rakuten’s new mobile network in Japan

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Here are some other stories we’re following today:

> AT&T announced Minneapolis and Chicago will gain millimeter wave-based 5G service in the coming months. Release

> Nokia announced a deal to supply equipment and software services for a new mobile network to be built by Rakuten in Japan. 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.

> FCC says the clearing and repacking of 600 MHz spectrum for use by wireless auction winners is ahead of schedule. RCR Wireless News article

> Altaeros says it launched the world’s first commercially available aerial cell tower. Release

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