News of Note—Vodafone, Huawei deploy limited 5G network in Barcelona; plus more

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Huawei revealed the Mate X, a 5G foldable smartphone that comes with a starting price of $2,610. (Pexels)

Here are some other stories we’re following today:

> Vodafone and Huawei deployed a live 5G network on commercial 5G spectrum in multiple locations throughout Barcelona’s city center. Release

> Verizon announced the LG V50 ThinQ 5G is coming to its network this summer, making it the third 5G smartphone to run on Verizon’s forthcoming 5G network. Release

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> Intel announced the FPGA Programmable Acceleration Card N3000 for 5G networks. Release

> Huawei revealed the Mate X, a 5G foldable smartphone that comes with a starting price of $2,610. Release

> Sony revealed its next flagship smartphone Xperia 1 and two midrange smartphones at MWC Barcelona. Release

> Microsoft revealed HoloLens 2, the second version of its mixed reality headset that is still primarily targeted to enterprise use, at a starting price of $3,500. Release

> Global spending on 5G is expected to exceed $2.7 trillion by the end of 2020, according to a new report from Greensill. White paper

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