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

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.

> 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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