News of Note—China Mobile’s 5G tests; U.K.’s security concerns and more

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China Mobile Hong Kong has announced the completion of 5G network tests. (Pixabay)

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> China Mobile Hong Kong has announced completing 5G network tests, succeeding in connecting non-5G devices and computers to its Wi-Fi hotspots via customer premises equipment. ZDNet article

> MIT’s Muriel Médard describes how 5G is refashioning the wireless communications and networking industry. MIT News article

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> A new report shows that Google continues to track users’ locations even when they opt out of such features. AP article

> Smart in the Philippines said it will use equipment from Ericsson to deploy a 5G pilot network during the first half of next year. WML article

> Samsung continues to promise a foldable phone. ZDNet article

> Verizon and the Communications Workers of America inked an agreement for a union contract that covers 34,000 employees in the carrier’s northeast and mid-Atlantic regions. Reuters article

> Siklu said it new EH-614TX extends the range of backhaul by 50% in the 64 to 71 GHz bands when compared with links deployed in the 57 to 64 GHz bands. Release

> Emerging technologies including 5G networks could be vulnerable to attacks from terrorists, hostile states and criminals, warned Jeremy Fleming, director of the U.K.’s Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ). Mobile World Live article

> Samsung now says that its first 5G phone won’t be the Galaxy S10. Venture Beat article

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