News of Note—GSMA's CMO departs, Red Pocket intros family plan, Ergen on Dish's 5G plans and more

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According to ABI Research, the consumer IoT market for mobile network operators will be worth $6.6 billion. (Pixabay)

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> According to ABI Research, the consumer IoT market for mobile network operators will be worth $6.6 billion. Release

> The state of Nevada is purchasing an LTE-capable public safety network from Harris for $108 million. Release

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> The GSMA's chief marketing officer and the public face of its Mobile World Congress trade show, Michael O'Hara, has suddenly departed the organization. Light Reading article

> Dish Network's Charlie Ergen describes his 5G plans as the company's "Manhattan Project." Bloomberg article

> Red Pocket Mobile launched a family plan allowing members to mix and match unlimited service on any top wireless network starting at $20 per line. Release

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