News of Note—Cisco demos Open vRAN at MWC, Qualcomm buying back stock and more

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Cisco and its partners are demonstrating an Open vRAN system at this week’s Mobile World Congress Americas conference in Los Angeles. (Pixabay)

Here are the other stories we're following today:

> Cisco and its partners are demonstrating an Open vRAN system at this week’s Mobile World Congress Americas conference in Los Angeles. SDxCentral article

> Qualcomm announced Thursday it would buy back about $16 billion of its common stock as part of the previously announced $30 billion stock repurchase plan. Reuters article

> Keri Gilder has signed on as Colt Technology Services' chief commercial officer. Finance Magnates article

> Martello Technologies, which has SD-WAN and performance management offerings, went public Wednesday on Canada’s TSX Venture Exchange. Bloomberg article