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The FCC approves T-Mobile-Sprint deal in party-line vote

The Federal Communications Commission has approved the $26.5 billion combination of Sprint and T-Mobile on a 3-2 party-line vote.

Wed 16 Oct 19 from TechXplore

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First demonstration of one petabit per second network node

Computer scientists have demonstrated the first large-scale optical switching testbed capable of handling 1 Petabit per second optical signals. This demonstration made use of state-of-the-art ...

Thu 17 Oct 19 from ScienceDaily

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Almost one-third of Americans now pay over $100 for streaming services

The data comes from a survey conducted by Amdocs Media (via CNET), which asked 1,000 US consumers about their streaming subscriptions. It found that 59 percent were happy with their current ...

Tue 15 Oct 19 from Techspot

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Vodafone error sees customers hit by thousands in charges

Glitch sees customers abroad hit with thousands of pounds of charges and unable to use their phones.

Mon 14 Oct 19 from BBC Technology

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New German rules leave 5G telecoms door open to Huawei

Germany has finalised rules for the build-out of 5G mobile networks that, in a snub to the United States, will not exclude China's Huawei Technologies.

Mon 14 Oct 19 from Reuters Technology

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Full fibre - Hull shows the way

Hull has become the first city in the UK where everyone can get full fibre broadband.

Wed 9 Oct 19 from BBC Technology

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EU warns hostile countries are 5G risk, avoids naming names

The European Union warned Wednesday that next-generation telecommunication networks face a range of cyber threats, including from hostile countries.

Wed 9 Oct 19 from TechXplore

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New law will give telcos easier access to apartment blocks

Buildings where landlords don't respond to requests for access will get connected

Fri 11 Oct 19 from Techradar

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Comcast Admits It Falsely Charged Customers For Exceeding Internet Data Caps

Comcast has announced that it has completed an investigation that found there was an error in its billing software that led to customers being incorrectly charged for exceeding their data allotments. ...

Wed 9 Oct 19 from HotHardware

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BT customers can upgrade to 5G from Friday, expect more fiber broadband soon - CNET

UK telecoms provider BT is trying to be better, and will offer new services and plans to prove it.

Wed 9 Oct 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

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