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AT&T "5G E" is slightly slower than competitor's 4G

5G E is what AT&T calls Gigabit LTE, which is an array of technologies that work together to make 4G networks faster. LAA lets signals jump between bands to avoid traffic, 256-bit QAM boosts ...

8 hours ago from Techspot

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T-Mobile Begins Rolling Out Home LTE Internet Service

Of course, this is all part of T-Mobile's efforts to build support for its attempt to merge with Sprint, becoming the "New T-Mobile." The post T-Mobile Begins Rolling Out Home LTE Internet Service ...

Thu 21 Mar 19 from Extremetech

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Netflix tests a mobile-only plan in select countries that costs $3

Netflix is testing a new mobile-only subscription plan in “select countries” including India that would only cost $3.63 a month. That’s half the cost of Netflix’s Indian basic streaming ...

24 hours ago from The Verge

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Streaming subscriptions surpassed cable worldwide in 2018

The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) puts out an annual report, the ‘theatrical and home entertainment market environment’, or ‘THEME Report.’ Among the many topics covered, there’s ...

4 hours ago from Techspot

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Robocalls: AT&T CEO gets spam call alert on his Apple Watch during a live interview

At an Economic Club event in Washington, DC, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson was interrupted on stage by a robocall.        

Thu 21 Mar 19 from USA today

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MoviePass parent’s CEO says its rebooted subscription service is already profitable

Two days after MoviePass announced the return of the company’s unlimited ticket plan, Ted Farnsworth, CEO of its parent company Helios and Matheson Analytics, sat down with TechCrunch to offer ...

Thu 21 Mar 19 from TechCrunch

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USTelecom: Reinventing broadband mapping is needed to close the digital divide - CNET

Commentary: Jonathan Spalter, president and CEO of the trade group USTelecom, says the group's proposal to fix the FCC's broken broadband service mapping could help close the digital divide.

Thu 21 Mar 19 from CNET

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Openreach plans copper switch off

Openreach launches consultation to see how and when to turn off copper network

Fri 22 Mar 19 from Techradar

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UFC makes ESPN+ streaming service the exclusive home of all future pay-per-view fights

The UFC and ESPN jointly announced this afternoon that ESPN+ will become the exclusive destination for and distributor of the MMA company’s pay-per-view events. The seven-year deal ...

Mon 18 Mar 19 from The Verge

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DLINK aims to put UK at forefront of wireless communications

The three-year DLINK project, based around a collaboration between Lancaster and Glasgow universities, will exploit a so-far unused part of the wireless communications spectrum. DLINK is funded ...

Wed 20 Mar 19 from The Engineer

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