News of Note—Ericsson acquires Kathrein’s antenna and filters business; GSMA says mobile money accounts processed $1.3B per day in 2018; plus more

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Metaswitch announced a reference architecture that integrates its IP Multimedia Subsystem with VMware’s vCloud NFV OpenStack Edition 3.0. (stevepb/Pixabay)

Here are some other stories we’re following today:

> Ericsson acquired Kathrein’s antenna and filters business for an undisclosed sum. Release

> A new report from GSMA concluded there were more than 866 million registered mobile money accounts at the end of 2018 and industry processed transactions totaling more than $1.3 billion per day throughout the year. Release

> Metaswitch announced a reference architecture that integrates its IP Multimedia Subsystem with VMware’s vCloud NFV OpenStack Edition 3.0. Release

> TIM and JMA Wireless network upgrades at the Olympic Stadium in Rome and Dacia Arena in Udine using JMA’s XRAN virtualized platform. Release

> Unisoc announced a new 5G platform called Makalu and its first 5G modem that supports sub-6 GHz spectrum with a channel bandwidth of 100 MHz. Release

> Taoglas announced a new 5G millimeter wave beam-steering antenna for frequency bands 27.5 GHz to 28.35 GHz. Release

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