News of Note—Switzerland 5G spectrum auction generates $380M; Apple releases iOS update to kill FaceTime bug; plus more

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Here are some other stories we’re following today:

> Switzerland banked $380 million during an auction of 700 MHz, 3.5 GHz and 1400 MHz spectrum for 5G services. Light Reading article

> Apple released an iOS update to fix a security flaw in FaceTime and has agreed to pay a 14-year-old boy for discovering the bug. The Verge 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.

> Apple is telling an app developer to remove screen-recording code from their apps or properly disclose its existence to users. TechCrunch article

> Vodafone UK is using a 5G smartphone test device with a Qualcomm Snapdragon X50 5G modem using Ericsson radio equipment in a lab in Newbury, England. RCR Wireless News article