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January 18, 2019
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Sprint bringing Massive MIMO to Atlanta for Super Bowl, 5G
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Sprint bringing Massive MIMO to Atlanta for Super Bowl, 5G
Sprint is working to deploy Massive MIMO technology from Ericsson to provide wider, speedier connectivity during the Super Bowl. The Massive MIMO units will remain in Atlanta after the game, setting the stage for Sprint's 5G rollout during the first six months of 2019.
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Industry News
CBRS worries about shutdown's impact on 3.5 Ghz launches
Members of the Citizens Broadband Radio Service industry are concerned that the partial government shutdown could delay the launch of commercial 3.5 GHz services, as that rollout still requires some federal approvals. "The suspension of equipment authorizations by the FCC is an issue for anyone trying to get Part 96 (CBRS) infrastructure or client devices approved for the band," said Dave Wright, president of the CBRS Alliance.
Light Reading (1/17) 
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New tool could help detect flaws in tech devices early on
A new tool developed by researchers at Australian National University could help identify defects in tech devices such as solar cells, mobile phones and sensors early on in the manufacturing process. The innovative system can spot flaws exponentially faster than current techniques by analyzing high-resolution images of semiconductor materials.
ECN Magazine (1/17) 
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Remote surgery has world's first success with 5G
A doctor in China used a 5G connection with a latency of only 100 milliseconds to perform the first remote operation in the world, which involved using robotic arms to remove a laboratory animal's liver. The surgeon was in Fujian province, 30 miles from the operating room.
The Independent (London) (tiered subscription model) (1/17) 
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Technologies, Trends & Regulations
Consider your words, motivation before hitting send
The effects of emotionally charged communication linger long after a message is delivered, writes David Nielson. He suggests considering the intended effect of a communication, taking a break and editing before sending and avoiding the visual crutch of bolding or underlining.
SmartBrief/Leadership (1/17) 
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