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MetroPCS is now Metro by T-Mobile

It’s been five years since T-Mobile picked up MetroPCS, and now the prepaid service is finally getting a fresh coat of paint. The “PCS” bit is getting the old heave ho, while the brand’s owners ...

14 hours ago from TechCrunch

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The future of 5G mobile data could hinge on a battle over utility pole fees

How much should AT&T and Verizon pay to put up 5G cell sites? A proposed FCC rule could set new limits.

18 hours ago from The Washington Post

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T-Mobile aims to lower broadband prices with its 5G service

More and more companies are turning to at-home 5G service to fill in the gaps in availability of broadband internet. Now, T-Mobile has revealed details about its plans for at-home 5G ...

Fri 21 Sep 18 from Engadget

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Home Office confirms 4G ESN data services to go live in 2019

Home Office details phased rollout as it extends radio contract.

21 hours ago from Techradar

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Vodafone to roll out 1,000 5G sites in UK by 2020

Vodafone said it would have 1,000 5G-enabled network sites in Britain by 2020, delivering blisteringly fast speeds and near-instant response times that it demonstrated by making Britain's first ...

Thu 20 Sep 18 from Reuters Technology

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Inmarsat and Panasonic partner on in-flight broadband

British satellite company Inmarsat said it would collaborate with Japan's Panasonic Avionics in providing in-flight broadband for commercial airlines.

Thu 20 Sep 18 from Reuters Technology

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Despite data caps and throttling, industry says mobile can replace home Internet

Can mobile replace fiber or cable? Carriers say yes as FCC reviews deployment.

Wed 19 Sep 18 from Arstechnica

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Wireless carriers say they're ready for Hurricane Florence - CNET

Generators have been topped off, portable cell towers are in position, and dedicated public safety networks are ready to go, as they wait for the storm to hit, say the nation's largest wireless ...

Fri 14 Sep 18 from CNET

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US to take longer to mull Sprint merger with T-Mobile

The US Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday told Sprint and T-Mobile it will take more time than first expected to review a proposed merger of the telecommunications firms.

Wed 12 Sep 18 from

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