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US FCC blocks China's Huawei, ZTE from subsidy program

American regulators on Friday unanimously branded Chinese telecoms firms ZTE and Huawei as threats to national security and blocked them from accessing $8.5 billion in federal funds for services ...

4 hours ago from TechXplore

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Some T-Mobile prepaid customers had their account information breached

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge On Thursday, T-Mobile disclosed a security breach that impacted some of its prepaid customers in the United States. The company told Bleeping ...

25 minutes ago from The Verge

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Verizon Posts Depressingly Skimpy 5G Coverage Maps

A 5G millimeter wave cell site in Minneapolis on a light pole. Now, you can find out exactly where your Verizon 5G phone will work thanks to a ...

10 hours ago from Extremetech

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Verizon’s new 5G coverage maps show just how sparse the network is

Verizon maps show small pockets of 5G, and 4G everywhere else.

Thu 21 Nov 19 from Arstechnica

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China's Didi could offer more services with advent of 5G: president

Chinese ride-hailing service Didi Chuxing could start offering advertising and other services once the rollout of 5G technology speeds streaming and web-based products for mobile users, its ...

11 hours ago from Reuters Technology

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India offers ailing telecom firms two-year moratorium on payments

India has granted the country's beleaguered telecom giants a moratorium on spectrum payments until the end of March 2022, offering much-needed respite after the Supreme Court slapped a massive ...

Thu 21 Nov 19 from TechXplore

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FCC chairman to propose dividing spectrum between auto safety, Wi-Fi use

Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai will propose on Wednesday splitting a key band of spectrum that had been set aside for auto safety between Wi-Fi use and automakers, sources ...

Wed 20 Nov 19 from Reuters Technology

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Virgin Media insists broadband service is working as normal despite reports of outage

Virgin Media has issued a statement saying there is no national broadband outage affecting the network.

Tue 19 Nov 19 from Daily Mail

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Three's best ever SIM only deal is back! Unlimited data at half the price

Six months of unlimited data for just £10 a month and then £20 for the rest of the contract - this deal is excellent.

5 hours ago from Techradar

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