News of Note—Sprint's Hive; RUS loans; the FCC on network restoration; and more

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> Sprint's Hive effort involves around 125 employees. MWL article

> Verizon said it would expand its deal with the city of Boston. Release

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> The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Rural Utilities Service is now accepting applications for its broadband loan program for next year. Telecompetitor article

> The chairman of the FCC has formed a new working group to address network restoration and resiliency. Inside Towers article

> The GSMA expects that 40% of the world's population will be on 5G by 2025. Telecoms.com article

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