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FCC: AT&T, Verizon shouldn't exempt own apps from data caps

U.S. regulators are calling out AT&T and Verizon for exempting their own video apps from data caps on customers' cellphones.

Fri 2 Dec 16 from Phys.org

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How a Trump administration could shape the internet

Under a President Donald Trump, cable and phone companies could gain new power to influence what you do and what you watch online—not to mention how much privacy you have while you're at it.

Fri 2 Dec 16 from Phys.org

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FCC Says AT&T's DirecTV Plan Violates Net Neutrality

One of the features of AT&T’s new DirecTV Now streaming TV service is that using the service won’t count against AT&T wireless users’ data caps. AT&T also also exempts mobile app ...

Fri 2 Dec 16 from Gizmodo

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NFL games come to CBS’s streaming service, starting this Sunday

 CBS this week announced a significant deal with the NFL that could bring more subscribers to its over-the-top streaming service aimed at cord cutters, CBS All Access. Starting this Sunday, ...

Fri 2 Dec 16 from TechCrunch

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Cable operator Altice to launch super-fast fiber in US

European-based cable operator Altice announced plans Wednesday to launch ultra-fast broadband service as part of its expansion in the United States.

Wed 30 Nov 16 from Phys.org

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How DirecTV Now compares to other online TV services

DirecTV Now is the latest online TV service to offer an alternative to cable or satellite packages that can easily cost about $100 a month.

Thu 1 Dec 16 from Phys.org

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Republic Wireless offers 6 months of free service - CNET

The Wi-Fi first wireless operator is celebrating its spinoff from its parent company by offering six months of free service to customers buying a Moto Z Play or Huawei Ascend 5W .

Thu 1 Dec 16 from CNET Cutting Edge

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AT&T is about to unveil what may be the cord-cutter’s dream

DirecTV Now will be AT&T's entry into the streaming video wars.

Mon 28 Nov 16 from The Washington Post

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Sky Mobile launches, hoping to fix everything wrong with phone contracts

The company claims that the network is the UK's 'most flexible mobile service' and that it will lure people who are already with the company for TV and internet

Tue 29 Nov 16 from The Independent

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BT's broadband divorce - what it means for consumers

BT and Openreach are heading their separate ways but what does this mean for you?

Tue 29 Nov 16 from BBC Technology

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