News of Note—T-Mobile calls Dish a spectrum hoarder; Apple moves to bring radio chips in-house; plus more

News of note
Italy’s government denied a local press report suggesting the country was planning to ban Huawei and ZTE from deploying 5G equipment. (Pixabay)

Here are some other stories we’re following today:

> T-Mobile CEO John Legere called Dish a spectrum hoarder and urged the FCC to strip the company of its spectrum licenses. Light Reading article

> Apple is reportedly making moves to design its own cellular modem chip, which would empower the company to no longer rely on radio chips from Qualcomm or Intel. Reuters 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.

> Italy’s government denied a local press report suggesting the country was planning to ban Huawei and ZTE from deploying 5G equipment. RCR Wireless News article