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Loon's first commercial internet balloon deal is in Kenya

Loon, the internet-delivering-balloon unit of Google-parent Alphabet, is announcing its first commercial deal.

4 hours ago from TechXplore

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Verizon Will No Longer Be Activating Older 3G-Only Phones

With 5G expected to become the new standard of mobile internet connectivity, this means that eventually older network standards will be phased out, kind of like how 2G isn’t quite as prevalent ...

5 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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Ookla: Minneapolis has the fastest mobile internet among US cities

If you live in or often visit Minneapolis, Ookla has good news for you: the company says that locale tops the list of US cities with the fastest mobile internet, with a mean download ...

22 hours ago from Engadget

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Cuba is rolling out mobile internet nationwide

The Cuban government has launched a program that will see mobile internet rolled out nationwide by the end of the year. Communist-run Cuba is one of the least connected countries in ...

Wed 18 Jul 18 from Engadget

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Sprint also quietly increased its administrative fee earlier this year

AT&T earlier this year quietly increased the administrative fee charged to most of its wireless customers in the US. The nation’s second largest wireless carrier was heavily criticized over ...

Tue 17 Jul 18 from Techspot

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Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint unlimited plans compared - CNET

Some of these unlimited data plans are actually quite limited.

Mon 16 Jul 18 from CNET

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FCC's 5G plans loop in a new range of wireless spectrum - CNET

And satellite operators are standing by.

Thu 12 Jul 18 from CNET

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Broadband speeds in UK slip down global league table

Singapore is fastest, Yemen slowest and speeds are rising around the world but UK still lags behind.

Tue 10 Jul 18 from BBC Technology

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Robocalls are getting worse. And some big businesses soon could start calling you even more.

Robocalls ravaged Americans’ smartphones in record numbers last month. But some of the nation's top businesses are still urging the Trump administration to make it easier for them to dial and ...

Thu 12 Jul 18 from The Washington Post

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Nokia and China Mobile ink €1bn network deal

World's largest mobile operator and Nokia continue longstanding partnership

Tue 10 Jul 18 from Techradar

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