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T-Mobile replaces dated coverage maps with crowdsourced variants updated twice monthly

T-Mobile is doing away with yet another industry norm – the traditional coverage map. It’s replacing the often outdated (and questionably accurate) coverage map with what it calls ...

4 hours ago from Techspot

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Sling TV didn't tell users its newest channels "restrict" certain programs

"It's like a sports blackout, but for a mediocre TV program," reddit user says.

14 minutes ago from Arstechnica

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Telstra brings data, Presto upgrades to mobile plans, too

Featured | Written by: Alex Zaharov-Reutt | Published in: Telecoms & NBNLast week it was more data for fixed broadband, now select mobile plans are getting more data and six months free Presto ...

Sun 29 Mar 15 from iTWire

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Backup options for Internet lines can be costly, complicated

Hunter Newby describes himself as a real estate entrepreneur, even if he's not marketing houses or land. Instead, he's selling space on a new fiber-optic transmission line to Internet providers, ...

Fri 27 Mar 15 from

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Cell phone 'bill shock' warnings can leave consumers worse off, says new study

Policies that push cellphone carriers to alert customers when they're about to exceed their plan limit are supposed to make things better for consumers.

Thu 26 Mar 15 from

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UK report concludes Huawei's no threat to national security

For years, the UK government has been concerned that Huawei's networking equipment is aiding the Chinese government and threatening national security. In Britain, the company supplies major ...

Fri 27 Mar 15 from Engadget

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New patent can multiply mobile devices' uploading speed by tenfold

A patent held by Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) describes a jacket able to increase by tenfold the speed at which mobile devices can upload content. It enables a jacket, in which numerous ...

Thu 26 Mar 15 from

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Tenn. AG wants court to set aside municipal broadband ruling

Tennessee's attorney general wants a federal appeals court to set aside a recent decision by the Federal Communications Commission to allow cities like Chattanooga to offer municipal broadband ...

Tue 24 Mar 15 from

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Comcast says $45B Time Warner Cable deal to take longer

Comcast says it $45 billion purchase of Time Warner Cable to take longer than expected because of a long-running regulatory review.

Wed 25 Mar 15 from

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BT gets back into mobile with a trio of SIM-only 4G plans

It's already been quite the week for the UK's mobile battleground, with Three UK's owner Hutchison Whampoa announcing its plan to acquire O2 for a cool 10 billion. And today, confirming recent ...

Wed 25 Mar 15 from Engadget

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