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FCC warns ISPs 'We're watching you'

The FCC has issued a new advisory reminding ISPs that they must disclose accurate information about connectivity speeds and services for home and mobile broadband. Read more about FCC ...

Wed 23 Jul 14 from TG Daily

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Cities Petition FCC In Fight For Municipal Broadband

 Cities like Chattanooga, Tenn., have led the charge of providing public broadband services to local communities. Today, Chattanooga and Wilson, N.C., another city that provides municipal ...

16 hours ago from TechCrunch

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Comcast does a U-turn, admits rep from retention call was doing "what we trained him to do"

After that excruciating recorded call between AOL product manager Ryan Block and a Comcast customer rep went viral last week, the cable company quickly apologized noting that's not "how ...

Wed 23 Jul 14 from Techspot

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Verizon boosts FiOS uploads to match downloads

Verizon is boosting the upload speeds of nearly all its FiOS connections to match the download speeds, vastly shortening the time it takes for subscribers to send videos and back up their files ...

Mon 21 Jul 14 from

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Fibre broadband cable arrives on the Scilly Isles - in pictures

Crowds gathered on Porthcressa Beach on St Mary's, Isles of Scilly, yesterday to see a subsea fibre optic cable being hauled onto the beach

Thu 24 Jul 14 from Tech

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Sky spends 5 billion to become one of Europe's biggest pay-TV operators

Rumors of an assault on Europe have circled for quite some time, but today BSkyB has finally made a move to expand its pay-TV empire outside of the UK. The company today announced it has agreed ...

7 hours ago from Engadget

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Bitcoin Gets Its Own TV Network

Kryptoradio will broadcast the Bitcoin blockchain on digital TV to increase redundancy and enable new applications

Tue 22 Jul 14 from IEEE Spectrum

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Verizon launches rewards program with tracking

Verizon Wireless is launching a nationwide loyalty program this week for its 100-million-plus subscribers. There's a twist, though: To earn points for every dollar spent, subscribers must consent ...

Mon 21 Jul 14 from

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Simpsons World: Every Simpsons Episode Ever, Online For Free (Sort Of)

Until now, Simpsons fans have been relegated to rewatching old episodes on grubby DVDs or downloading them one-by-one on iTunes. A new portal called Simpsons World will launch in October that ...

Mon 21 Jul 14 from Gizmodo

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Thais rescue NBN interim satellite scheme

Featured | Written by: Graeme Philipson | Published in: Telecoms & NBNNBN Co has announced an expansion of its existing interim satellite arrangements, made possible by the increased involvement ...

Tue 22 Jul 14 from iTWire

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