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Trump Tweets on Importance of US Win on 5G; Comments Spawn Confusion on China

President Donald Trump sowed confusion Thursday on the administration’s stance on a ban on using equipment from Chinese suppliers Huawei and ZTE in U.S. networks. With a key industry meeting at the Mobile World Congress next week (see Subscribe to Read >>

Galaxy Fold Impresses as Samsung Looks to Maintain Lead in Competitive Field

Whether the breadth of this week's Samsung smartphone launches was enough to fend off Huawei’s aggressive drive to become the global smartphone leader is the big unknown coming out of the high-profile Samsung Unpacked event in San Francisco … Subscribe to Read >>

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Progress Seen at NARUC as Lifeline Resolution Clears Committee, FCC Joint Boards Meet

NARUC's Telecom Committee unanimously cleared an amended Lifeline resolution urging the FCC and Universal Service Administrative Co. ensure the national verifier accesses state databases required to automatically check users are eligible. USAC is responding to concerns and committed to making the NV work, South Dakota Commissioner Chris Nelson told us after the vote. Read More >>

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