News of Note—Mobily’s 5G deal with Huawei; Intel’s VR demo truck and more

news of note

Here are some other stories we’re following today:

> Saudi Arabian carrier Mobily has signed a memorandum of understanding with Huawei focused on the deployment of future 5G networks in the country. RCR Wireless News article

> Intel is launching the Tech Learning Lab, a custom-built mobile container truck outfitted with virtual reality demo stations, powerful PCs and IoT smart whiteboards, in the Bronx. VentureBeat article

> Autonomous vehicle technology will deliver little more than jamming roads with driverless, electric cars unless city authorities take action to ensure technology solves real world problems, the general manager of the LA Department of Transportation (LADOT) cautioned. Mobile World Live article

> Telecom Italia has turned away from Ericsson and teamed up with four smaller companies on the development of a new mobile network technology it hopes may dramatically reduce the cost of building a 5G network. Light Reading article