News of Note—Telenor’s first 5G pilot in Scandinavia; India’s 5 GHz moves, Sprint's Skype throttling

news of note

Here are some other stories we’re following today:

> Telenor Group launched the first 5G pilot in Scandinavia that will serve as a testbed for the fifth-generation mobile network in Norway. Release

> The Indian government has freed up spectrum in the 5 GHz band for providing Wi-Fi and partially 5G services by telecom companies. The Economic Times article


Like this story? Subscribe to FierceWireless!

The Wireless industry is an ever-changing world where big ideas come along daily. Our subscribers rely on FierceWireless as their must-read source for the latest news, analysis and data on this increasingly competitive marketplace. Sign up today to get wireless news and updates delivered to your inbox and read on the go.

> South Korea's LG Uplus said it has completed the cell planning for the launch of 5G services in the country. RCR Wireless News article

> New research shows that Sprint is throttling Microsoft's Skype service. Bloomberg article

> Samsung showed off a new user interface for its phones called One UI. Cnet article

> T-Mobile said it would adhere to the FCC-recommended STIR/SHAKEN standards to prevent robocalls. Release

> Sprint sued Altice over patent infringement. Bloomberg article

> Fiber company Zayo said announced plans for a corporate split that would put the company's communications operations into a separate company. Release

> BT's Neil McRae made it clear at a London event that introducing automated processes is unquestionably required for the future development and delivery of communications services. Light Reading article


Suggested Articles

The partnership will provide “an opportunity to develop an entire industry,” executives said.

The acquisition will give Microsoft’s Azure access to billions of new connected endpoints.

Ericsson has struck a new partnership with Future Technologies Venture to help Ericsson expand its critical communications business.