News of Note—Researchers expose 5G security gaps; Nokia intros new FWA products

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Nokia is introducing new Fixed Wireless Access products. (Pixabay)

Here are some other stories we’re following today:

> Some security issues and gaps in the 5G communication standard have been exposed by Swiss researchers from the Information Security Group. Tech You n Me article

> Nokia is introducing new Fixed Wireless Access products to help operators accelerate ultra-broadband deployments and deliver more bandwidth. 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.

> Apple is buying part of European chipmaker Dialog Semiconductor in an effort to bring more of its silicon design in-house. The Verge article

> Google said it will appeal the European Union’s $5 billion fine related to the company’s Android practices. The Hill article

> The FCC released an interactive map showing where broadband subsidies are available through its Connect America Fund program. Multichannel News article

> The Razer Phone 2 features new upgrades for gamers. Engadget article

> Pundi X in India announced a blockchain-based operating system and communication protocol for mobile devices, “allowing users to make calls, send messages and transmit data via a fully decentralized blockchain network.” Release

> Nokia-branded phones could return to Verizon. PhoneArena article

> Altice France (SFR Group) achieved downlink speeds of 2.3 Gbps in a live demonstration of 5G at the operator’s new headquarters in Paris. RCR Wireless News article