News of Note—FCC to investigate mobility mapping; Japan excludes Chinese vendors and more

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China issued nationwide 5G trial licenses to the country’s three mobile operators. (Pixabay)

Here are some other stories we’re following today:

> Japan’s big three telecom operators plan not to use current equipment and upcoming 5G gear from Huawei and ZTE. Reuters article

> O2 UK could receive compensation up to $114 million from Ericsson following a network outage caused by the vendor, which led to mobile data issues for millions of customers last week. Mobile World Live article


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> Google’s smart Jacquard jacket can now alert users if they leave their phone behind. Android Police article

> The FCC is investigating potentially inaccurate information provided by mobile operators for the agency's broadband map. Verge article

> T-Mobile is deploying 70,000 lines of service for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Release

> Ericsson could owe O2 millions of dollars due to a glitch in Ericsson's equipment that cut services to O2 subscribers. MWL article

> Zyxel Communications said it will introduce an LTE-A outdoor router for the CBRS band. Release

> Some scammers are reportedly calling Verizon customers to tell them to reset their phone to receive 5G service. PhoneArena article


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