News of Note—AT&T and Nokia team up on IoT; Ericsson’s Movistar deal

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AT&T and Nokia are teaming up to provide IoT connectivity. (Pixabay)

Here are some other stories we're following today:

> AT&T and Nokia are teaming up to provide virtually seamless IoT connectivity around the world using Nokia's Worldwide IoT Network Grid (WING) to offer AT&T's enterprise customers the benefits of Nokia's global IoT ecosystem. Release

> BlackBerry has officially announced the Key2, its sequel to last year’s KeyOne. The Verge article

> Qualcomm founder Irwin Jacobs shares his views on the outlook of the company he founded and the state of the semiconductor industry. EE Times article

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> Google may be hit with another massive fine from the European Union, this time in an antitrust case involving its popular Android operating system. Business Insider article

> Movistar Argentina has selected Ericsson to transform its Radio Access Network (RAN) over a three-year period based on Ericsson Radio System. Release

> The FCC has proposed a $2.8 million fine against recreational drone company HobbyKing for selling radio frequency transmitter devices for drones which operate in unauthorized RF bands and at higher power levels than allowed under U.S. rules. RCR Wireless News article

> AT&T announced a $1 million donation and multi-year initiative with The Trevor Project, a national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ youth. Release

> AirTies Wireless Networks says that more than 25 million homes are powered by AirTies’ technologies across more than 50 operators on four continents. Release

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