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

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Here are some other stories we're chasing today:

> 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

Mobile World Congress 2019

Attend the 2-Day Executive 5G Panel Series

FierceWireless is returning to Barcelona, Spain, during Mobile World Congress 2019 with a two-day Executive 5G Panel Series at the Fira Congress Hotel, conveniently located across the street from the MWC Convention Center. The panel events will take place on Feb. 25-26 and will cover 5G and The Fixed Wireless Access Opportunity, Taking 5G Indoors, and Making 5G Ubiquitous. Attendees will have the opportunity to network and hear from 5G leaders including Verizon, Vodafone, Orange, Sprint, NTT Docomo, Boingo Wireless, Qualcomm, and more over the course of two days.

Secure your spot at the event today! Now is your chance to join fellow industry professionals for networking and education. Registration information and the schedule can be found on the website here.

> 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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