News of Note—Casa Systems acquires NetComm Wireless; NEC Corp. announces trio of 5G base stations

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> Casa Systems said it will acquire network equipment vendor NetComm Wireless for $115 million. Light Reading article

> NEC Corp. announced a trio of new radio units for 5G base stations that comply with O-RAN specifications and operation in 3.7 GHz, 4.5 GHz and 28 GHz bands. Release

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> ZTE unveiled what it claims to be the industry’s first 5G fronthaul 200G outdoor optical transport network product. RCR Wireless News article

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