News of Note—Huawei’s warning on 5G; Ericsson’s deal with Volvo and more

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Volvo selected Ericsson to provide its industrialized Connected Vehicle Cloud platform. (Pixabay)

Here are some other stories we’re following today:

> Huawei warned that American ambitions to lead the world in the next generation of mobile internet may not be realized if Washington continues to block the company from participating in the U.S. market. CNBC article

> Volvo Car Group selected Ericsson to provide the industrialized Ericsson Connected Vehicle Cloud platform to further enable its digital vehicle services in more than 120 markets worldwide for the next five years. Release

Mobile World Congress 2019

Attend the 2-Day Executive 5G Panel Series

FierceWireless is returning to Barcelona, Spain, during Mobile World Congress 2019 with a two-day Executive 5G Panel Series at the Fira Congress Hotel, conveniently located across the street from the MWC Convention Center. The panel events will take place on Feb. 25-26 and will cover 5G and The Fixed Wireless Access Opportunity, Taking 5G Indoors, and Making 5G Ubiquitous. Attendees will have the opportunity to network and hear from 5G leaders including Verizon, Vodafone, Orange, Sprint, NTT Docomo, Boingo Wireless, Qualcomm, and more over the course of two days.

Secure your spot at the event today! Now is your chance to join fellow industry professionals for networking and education. Registration information and the schedule can be found on the website here.

> South Korean operators are set to launch commercial 5G services on Saturday, making the country the latest to claim a world first regarding the next-generation network technology. Mobile World Live article

> TUV Rheinland opened its new wireless laboratory in Nuremberg. Telecompaper article

> T-Mobile is giving away free 50” 4K TVs from Samsung to customers who purchase a new Samsung flagship smartphone. Release

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