News of Note—Samsung Galaxy S10 to support Wi-Fi 6; France’s 5G trials at 26 GHz and more

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France issued a call for 5G trials in the 26 GHz band. (Pixabay)

Here are some other stories we’re following today:

> Samsung’s Galaxy S10 will be one of the first smartphones to support the faster Wi-Fi speeds offered by Wi-Fi 6. The Verge article

> The French government, together with the country’s Electronic Communications and Postal Regulatory Authority, is issuing a call for the creation of 5G trial platforms in the 26 GHz band. RCR News article

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> Fujitsu Network Communications, in partnership with HFR, introduced a new Smart xHaul plug-in transponder card that two North American Tier One operators are planning to deploy in their live 5G commercial networks. Release

> Google wants to make Android phones powerful tools for people who are deaf or hard of hearing. CNET article

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