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

news of note
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

FREE DAILY NEWSLETTER

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.

> 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

Suggested Articles

Ontario will be the first region to see the NB-IoT network in 2019.

The network is designed to connect devices that require data rates less than 100 kbps.

According to a new survey, there’s widespread industry consensus that security challenges will escalate with the advent of 5G networks.