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Ofcom proposes free cash for lengthy broadband outages

Under new proposals by Ofcom, Brits could soon receive automatic compensation for slow broadband repairs and missed engineer appointments. The measures are part of a larger crackdown ...

Fri 24 Mar 17 from Engadget

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17,000 AT&T workers will come back on the job Thursday

Some 17,000 AT&T workers in California and Nevada are returning to their jobs after a one-day walkout. They had been protesting changes in job duties for some employees.

Thu 23 Mar 17 from Phys.org

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Nokia and Facebook team up on transatlantic internet cable

In recent tests across the Atlantic Ocean, a new type of optical digital signal processing technology from Nokia Bell Labs achieved a capacity that’s roughly 2.5 times that of current systems. ...

Wed 22 Mar 17 from Daily Mail

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The MLB Network is now available on PlayStation Vue

Sony’s live-streaming TV service PlayStation Vue now offers subscribers access to the MLB Network as part of its $35-a-month Core tier. (That price is bumped up to $45 in a number ...

Wed 22 Mar 17 from The Verge

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DirecTV Now Subscribers Get One Year Of HBO Free

There’s some good news for subscribers of the AT&T-owned DirecTV Now online TV streaming service. Starting today, all new subscribers who opt for the carrier’s Go Big or Gotta ...

Tue 21 Mar 17 from Ubergizmo

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LG sweetens its G6 deal with a free TV

LG wants you to take a look at its upcoming G6 smartphone so badly that it's partnered with Sprint and Verizon to offer a fairly ridiculous deal. When you pre-order the G6, each ...

Fri 17 Mar 17 from Engadget

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Insider Q&A: Girding for net neutrality fight

Some tech companies are gearing up for a fight over Obama-era rules that prohibit broadband providers from treating some web services—ahem, their own—better than rival services.

Mon 20 Mar 17 from Phys.org

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SpaceX is pushing hard to bring the internet to space

For months, SpaceX has been quietly meeting with the FCC to advocate for one of its least-known projects. According to recent disclosures, the company met with FCC officials twice ...

Fri 17 Mar 17 from The Verge

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Mystery 911 'ghost' calls blamed for deaths in the US

T-Mobile phones are repeatedly ringing emergency services and clogging up the lines

Fri 17 Mar 17 from The Independent

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Telecom policy tilts in favor of industry under Trump's FCC

Trumpism is slowly taking hold on your phone and computer, as the Federal Communications Commission starts rolling back measures that upset the phone and cable industries.

Fri 17 Mar 17 from Phys.org

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