News of Note—AT&T hit with $224M lawsuit, Nokia’s cloud-native core and more

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Nokia's cloud-native core technology is being deployed by Idea Cellular in Delhi, India. (Pixabay)

Here are some other stories we’re following today:

> AT&T was hit with a $224 million lawsuit as a cryptocurrency investor accused the operator of fraud and gross negligence in relation to the theft of digital currency. MobileWorldLive article

> Nokia's cloud-native core technology is being deployed by Idea Cellular in Delhi, India, as part of the operator's steps toward digitalization. Release

> Google’s Project Fi MVNO will discontinue a text forwarding feature next month. PhoneScoop article

> NBN in Australia won’t move forward with a pricing scheme that would have priced some fixed wireless services at $20 above an equivalent fixed line service. Computerworld article

> Corey Lewandowski, President Trump's former campaign manager, reiterated the benefits of the Sprint/T-Mobile merger but said he’s not working for T-Mobile. Reuters article

> Verizon and AT&T have different strategies when it comes to cases for smartphones. Verge article

> Xilinx and SK Telecom (SKT) announced that SKT has deployed Xilinx FPGAs as the artificial intelligence accelerators in its data center. Release

> Belgian telecom regulator BIPT has published the full text of proposed legislation to auction new mobile frequencies with the aim of attracting a fourth mobile operator. RCR Wireless article

> Affordable 5G could fundamentally change how consumers receive internet service. Extreme Tech article

> Cuba’s government said it provided free internet to the Communist-run island’s more than 5 million cell phone users on Tuesday, in an eight-hour test before it launches sales of the service. Reuters article