News of Note—Huawei's effect on Sprint/T-Mobile; Cellcom's deal with Parallel; Apple's China problems and more

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Concerns over Huawei could prove troublesome for the proposed merger between Sprint and T-Mobile. (Pixabay)

Here are the other stories we're following today: 

> Deutsche Telekom is researching how to use 5G in factory conditions. Release

> Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., is putting a hold on a vote on a Republican nomination to the FCC due to the agency’s decision to pause a program to fund wireless internet expansion in rural areas. The Hill article

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> Apple is building a $1 billion campus in Austin, Texas. Reuters article

> Concerns over Huawei could prove troublesome for the proposed merger between Sprint and T-Mobile. Bloomberg article

> Apple is updating its iPhones in China to circumvent a Qualcomm-requested ban on the company's phones there. PhoneScoop article

> Deutsche Telekom is reportedly reconsidering its use of Huawei equipment. MWL article

> Cellcom is using equipment from Parallel Wireless in its network. SDX article

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