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

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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

> 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

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