News of Note—NBN’s network congestion; MetroPCS’ promotions

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Here are the other stories we’re following today:

> In order to address network congestion, fixed wireless provider NBN in Australia said it will increase its maximum microwave hub site backhaul bandwidth from 900 Mbps to 4 Gbps. ZDNet article

> T-Mobile’s MetroPCS may be planning to roll out several new offers. Prepaid Phone News 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.

> Ericsson said it will establish a “Centre of Excellence (CoE) and Innovation Lab for 5G” in India. Release

> Why did large service providers and networking companies miss the SD-WAN boat? FierceTelecom article

> Sony’s PlayStation Vue has become the latest virtual pay TV platform to up its price by $5 a month across tiers, following similar announcement last week by market leader Sling TV. FierceCable article

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