News of Note—Huawei’s 5G ban in Australia; China Unicom’s Beijing build-out and more

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Australia has banned Huawei from supplying 5G equipment. (Pixabay)

Here are some stories we're following today:

> Australia has banned Huawei Technologies from supplying equipment for a 5G mobile network. Reuters article

> China Unicom plans to build 300 5G base stations in the city of Beijing this year. RCR Wireless article

> Zain Iraq has selected Ericsson to modernize a number of its legacy sites with the Ericsson Radio System. Release

> Qantas has revealed that more than half of its Boeing 737 domestic fleet has now been equipped with in-flight Wi-Fi. ZD Net article

> According to a new report, Russia will stop buying select electronic goods made in the United States. Cnet article

> U.S. Cellular is now offering a $10 per month refund to “unlimited” customers who use less than 3 GB of data per month. Release

> AT&T said it will add a mobile video solution to its Fleet Complete service platform for small to mid-sized vehicle fleets. Release

> T-Mobile said the City of El Paso, Texas, chose it to provide 1,350 voice and data lines for city employees. Release

> Sitetracker, which offers management software for infrastructure projects like small cell buildouts, raised $24 million in additional funding. Release