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FILE PHOTO: The logo of Samsung Electronics is seen at its office building in Seoul. Picture taken January 7, 2019. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/File Photo. STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics has signed up Verizon as its first customer in the United States for its 5G products to increase indoor coverage, weeks after winning a $6.64 billion order for telecom equipment from the mobile network operator. A small player until recently in the telecom equipment business, Samsung has gained ground in recent years and is challenging the dominance of Nokia and Ericsson in telecom gear. It has also benefited from China’s Huawei getting barred from bidding for 5G contracts in the United States. Samsung Full story

24 September