News of Note—Optus slashes jobs; Keysight works on 5G with NTT

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Here are the other stories we're following today:

> Optus, which is Australia's second-biggest telecom operator, is citing automation and digitization as the reasons it's cutting 440 jobs. The Sydney Morning Herald article

> Keysight Technologies is providing NTT DoCoMo with its 5G network emulation solutions for validating new 5G New Radio mobile devices intended to operate on the operator’s 5G network. RCR Wireless News article

> The Australian mobile market could see some consolidation with Vodafone and TPG mulling a merger. article

> Array Networks, a network functions platform company, has hired Vinod Pisharody as its CTO. Release