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Alphabet's X sells new wireless internet tech to Indian...

India's Andhra Pradesh state government is to use the newly developed technology that has the potential to provide high-speed wireless internet to millions of people without laying cable. ...

Fri 15 Dec 17 from Daily Mail

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More than 1m UK homes and offices don't get decent broadband, finds Ofcom

Around 17 per cent of rural premises are not getting decent broadband services, compared to just 2 per cent in urban areas

Fri 15 Dec 17 from The Independent

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T-Mobile is literally becoming a cable company

The carrier is buying a TV provider that has doubled down on the traditional bundle. Will the bet pay off?

Wed 13 Dec 17 from The Washington Post

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Vodafone offers thousands early contract exit

The mobile network was not clear enough about new fees, telecoms regulator Ofcom says.

Fri 15 Dec 17 from BBC Technology

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What the FCC rollback of 'net neutrality' means to you

Now that the federal government has rolled back the internet protections it put in place two years ago, the big question is: What does the repeal of "net neutrality' rules mean to you?

Fri 15 Dec 17 from

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Norway becomes the first country in the world to completely switch off its FM radio broadcasts

Some stations appear to be defying the government order, and keeping their traditional broadcasts alive

Wed 13 Dec 17 from The Independent

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ISPs won’t promise to treat all traffic equally after net neutrality

The FCC voted to put an end to net neutrality, giving internet providers free rein to deliver service at their own discretion. There’s really only one condition here: internet providers ...

Fri 15 Dec 17 from The Verge

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AT&T starts testing its high-speed internet delivery system over power lines

Telecoms giant AT&T has started testing a new internet distribution service in a small area within the state of Georgia and in an unnamed location overseas. Called Project AirGig, it uses ...

Thu 14 Dec 17 from Techspot

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Fast lanes may be coming to web: End of net neutrality could bring new fees for speed, reliability

With federal regulators poised to repeal net neutrality rules this week, your internet service provider would be allowed to speed up delivery of some online content to your home or phone.

Fri 15 Dec 17 from

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UK ISP creates 3.5 Mbps broadband internet connection using wet string

An experiment that created a 3.5 Mbps broadband internet connection won’t sound very impressive to most of us, especially since the average speed in the US is about 26 megabits per second. ...

Thu 14 Dec 17 from Techspot

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