Ericsson filed a patent-infringement action against Samsung in the District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, saying Samsung refused to sign a license agreement on FRAND (Fair, Reasonable and Non-Discriminatory) terms after two years of negotiations. The dispute concerns both Ericsson’s patented technology “essential to several telecommunications and networking standards used by Samsung’s products” as well as other of Ericsson’s patented inventions used in other wireless and consumer-electronics products, the company says.

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Verizon Opens Wallet for C-Band

Verizon emerged as the big winner from the FCC ’s C-band auction, spending $45.45 billion for 3,511 licenses. It spent nearly twice as much as the next highest bidder, AT&T , which put up nearly $23.41

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