News of Note—Ericsson's glitch, Adtran's acquisition, Verizon's RCS launch and more

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> Ericsson acknowledged that an "issue" in its systems affected mobile services in a number of different countries. Release

> Verizon is launching RCS services on the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL phones on Thursday. The Verge article

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> Google may soon shut down its Allo messaging app. Engadget article

> Another group in Colorado is looking for information about interoperability with FirstNet. MissionCritical Communications article

> Adtran said it acquired SmartRG, which provides in-home Wi-Fi services. Release

> Sprint said it is working to improve its network for the Super Bowl in Atlanta. Release

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