News of Note—Germany widens scrutiny of telecom gear; Telstra gets early access to 5G spectrum and more

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Here are some other stories we’re following today:

> Germany has urged global telecom vendors to submit their technology for official scrutiny, signaling that security concerns are not limited to Huawei. The Wall Street Journal article

> Australian carrier Telstra announced it had been given early access to the 3.6 GHz spectrum it won at a 5G auction last week, enabling it to switch on 5G for the first time at sites in Melbourne and Sydney. RCR Wireless News article

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> For its final T-Mobile Tuesday for 2018, the carrier is giving away the equivalent of $1 million in Amazon gift cards. PhoneArena article

> The Consumer Technology Association announced that AT&T Communications CEO John Donovan will lead a Jan. 9 keynote session titled "New Frontiers in Mobile" at CES 2019. Release

> There’s an increasing number of 5G “firsts,” but what’s the value in claiming one? The Mobile Network article

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