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The Wait for NB-IoT in the US

T-Mobile is the only operator that has announced customers using NB-IoT so far.

Chickens & Eggs Frustrate Operators' Quest for 5G Revenues

Yes, wireless operators in the US and elsewhere are building 5G networks. But how exactly they're going to make money from those networks remains a bit unclear.

Google Launches Pixel 4 Smartphone

All major US mobile operators will carry the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL.

Quectel Claims 5G Data Call With Millimeter-Wave IoT Module

Quectel tests 5G IoT mmWave module, AsusTek slated to use it in next-gen laptops.

AT&T to Begin Standalone 5G Rollout Next Year

AT&T plans to deploy standalone 5G in 2020, which will boost enterprise applications for 5G.

Finnish Startup Goes Underground to Measure Soil Conditions

Finnish agricultural IoT startup Soil Scout works with DT on underground sensors, grabs an undisclosed round of funding.

Eurobites: Cellnex buys Arqiva's towers unit for £2B

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Netcracker lands OSS deal with Deutsche Telekom; Nokia hopes to make squillions from Quillion chipset; Telia Norway goes all in with Ericsson for 5G RAN.

The LiDAR at the End of the Tunnel

An analyst firm is at odds with industry execs on how quickly the market for LiDAR applications will take off. Several companies that supply the telco industry are making bets that LiDAR will pay off soon.

Verizon & NEC Pioneer Traffic Sensing on Existing Fiber

Verizon says it could deploy the smart city traffic monitoring system nationwide in the future.

Eurobites: Deutsche Telekom & Audi Seek Vorsprung Durch 5G

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT lands Spanish government deal; Ericsson completes on Kathrein; Sparkle boosts its presence in Milan; French facial recognition.

Amazon: From the Sensor to the Sidewalk

Amazon readies its low-power protocol Sidewalk for long-term IoT and smart home projects.

Eurobites: Nokia Touts Its Terabit in UAE

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: UK government promises £5 billion for broadband and mobile rollout in the sticks; private equity firms vying for Vivacom; Telefónica agrees deal with Spanish labor unions.

Amazon Intros 'Sidewalk' Protocol for Low-Power IoT Networks

Amazon is building a wireless dog tracker as a reference implementation of the protocol.

MediaTek Readies 5G SoC for 2020

The 5G chip market is going to get more crowded in the first half of 2020.

CalAmp Rides on Sprint's Curiosity IoT Platform

Sprint signs long-term IoT partnership with telematics pioneer CalAmp.

Airtel Plans NB-IoT Network in India

Airtel will follow rival Reliance Jio into the NB-IoT game.

RJio Takes Baby Steps With Open Source for OSS/BSS

Disruptive Indian operator is embracing open source as it evolves its back office strategy.

O Canada: AT&T Touts 'Largest LTE-M Footprint in the World'

AT&T's claim based on LTE-M IoT roaming deal with three Canadian operators — Bell Canada, Rogers Communications and Telus.

Eurobites: Is the UK Heading for a Big Copper Switch-Off?

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom takes back control of enterprise telecom from T-Systems; ADVA lands Kuwaiti gig; TalkTalk cleans up its act; coffee gets connected.

AT&T CEO: US Ahead in 5G

AT&T's Randall Stephenson talks up plans for nationwide 5G by mid-year 2020, claims US is still ahead in the 5G race.

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