News of Note—IoT gateway shipments, Vertu’s return, Xfinity’s iPhone XR pricing, and more

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> According to Berg Insight, shipments of cellular IoT gateways will reach 8.6 million by 2023. Release

> Vertu is back with a $4,000 Android phone. Engadget article

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> Sprint is offer 30 days free access to Hulu's live TV service. Release

> The FCC granted a two-week extension for satellite companies to register their C-band satellites. TV Technology article

> Apple is holding another media event, this time on Oct. 30. MacStories article

> Comcast’s Xfinity Mobile MVNO is issuing a $200 credit to customers who purchase an iPhone XR. Release

> Deutsche Telekom in Germany plans to increase the number of its base stations from 27,000 last year to 36,000 in 2021. MWL article

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