News of Note—EBay’s Red Pocket deal, Verizon’s 5G Home installation, Netflix’s downstream traffic and more

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Here are some other stories we’re following today:

> EBay is now selling phones with service from MVNO Red Pocket. The Verge article

> SoftBank provided details into its investment plans. Mobile World Live article

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> AT&T noted that its 5G network could help reduce the cost of phones by moving computations into the network. Fortune article

>  Ceragon Networks said it will provide a broadband network to Orocom, a new operator in Peru. Release

> Verizon said it will install its first 5G Home service next week. Release

> According to Sandvine, Netflix videos account for 15% of worldwide downstream traffic. Release

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