News of Note—Japan eyes Huawei, ZTE; CTIA’s 5G Champion award and more

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Here are some other stories we’re following today:

> Japan is studying restrictions on Huawei Technologies and ZTE as U.S. fears of cyberspying by Beijing prod allies to follow suit. The Wall Street Journal article

> Vodafone Hutchison Australia and fixed-line operator TPG Telecom announced they will merge in an estimated $11 billion deal, which is expected to close by year-end. Mobile World Live article

> CTIA presented Mayor Ashton Hayward of Pensacola, Florida, with its 5G Wireless Champion Award. Release

> Apple has confirmed the acquisition of Akonia Holographics in a move which has prompted discussion of the firm's potential plans to launch its own augmented reality headset. ZDNet article

> A federal appeals court upheld the FCC's BDS rules. Multichannel News article

> Nokia said its providing its cloud-based Altiplano SDN offerings to NBN. ZDNet article

> A federal appeals court agreed with the FCC that the agency can consider one market with one ISP provider as "competitive." TechSpot article

> According to new research, 23% of U.S. broadband households own a wrist-worn connected health device. Parks Associates release

> China's ZTE reported a third quarter profit. Reuters article 

> Neptuno, a wireless broadband service provider in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, has deployed Radwin’s JET beamforming solutions in its broadband network for enterprises and residential users. Release

> Trimble announced the launch of a new model of its premium Global Navigation Satellite System receiver, the Trimble R10 Model 2 GNSS System. Release