News of Note—Researchers discover 5G protocol vulnerability; Huawei teases 5G foldable device

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> Researchers have discovered a new vulnerability in the 5G protocol, which also impacts 3G and 4G protocols, that can be used to abuse the Authentication and Key Agreement between a user's phone and cellular networks. ZDNet article

> Huawei teased plans to reveal what it's calling "the world's first 5G foldable device" at Mobile World Congress later this month. The Verge article

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.

> Sony's mobile device division continues to lose ground to its competitors with sales declining 55% year over year to 1.8 million units during the final three months of 2018. Mobile World Live article

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