News of Note—Optus signs 5G deal with Ericsson; BSNL contracts with Ciena and more

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Australian carrier Optus has signed a partnership with Ericsson to deploy 50 5G sites across the cities of Sydney and Melbourne. (Pixabay)

Here are some other stories we’re following today:

> Australian carrier Optus has signed a partnership with Ericsson to deploy 50 5G sites across the cities of Sydney and Melbourne over the coming months as part of Optus’ multivendor rollout. RCR News article

> Indian state-owned operator BSNL has contracted Ciena to prepare its network for the introduction of 5G. Telecomasia.net article

> The Freshwater Trust (TFT) is partnering with IBM Research and SweetSense to pilot IoT and blockchain technologies that can accurately monitor and track groundwater use in California's Sacramento San Joaquin River Delta. Release

> Wireless Logic Group announced the acquisition of M2MBlue, an M2M and IoT connectivity specialist with a focus on high-bandwidth applications. Release

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