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Comcast Xfinity Mobile goes nationwide (and with a lower price)

Comcast’s wireless phone service, Xfinity Mobile, launched in select markets in May. Now, the service – which blends 4G LTE service from Verizon with Wi-Fi hotspots – is available ...

Thu 17 Aug 17 from Techspot

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T-Mobile begins rollout of significant coverage upgrades across the country

Verizon has been the king of wireless, offering the biggest and fastest LTE network in the country for some time now, but things seem to be changing. The other three big providers, T-Mobile, ...

Thu 17 Aug 17 from Techspot

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CBS now available on sports and live TV streamer fuboTV

Folks generally want to cut the cable cord to save money, but fragmentation means you might have to subscribe to more than one service. Case in point is fuboTV, which focused on international ...

Thu 17 Aug 17 from Engadget

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First data transmission through terahertz multiplexer reported

Multiplexing, the ability to send multiple signals through a single channel, is a fundamental feature of any voice or data communication system. An international research team has demonstrated ...

Thu 10 Aug 17 from Phys.org

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Freedom from cable isn’t free: Flood of streaming services will make cutting the cord more complicated

Disney’s exit from Netflix to start its own video service is just the beginning.

Fri 11 Aug 17 from The Washington Post

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EE broadband just became the cheapest internet provider on the market

EE is looking to make a serious impact with its new £18.50 per month cheap broadband deal. But you only have a week to get it.

Mon 14 Aug 17 from Techradar

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Octocopter Drones, Now with Added Guns

Thu 10 Aug 17 from MIT Technology Review

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TalkTalk fined £100,000 for not protecting customers' personal data

Broadband provider found to have put 21,000 subscribers’ data at risk by allowing ‘rogue’ staff at Indian contractor access to itTalkTalk has been fined £100,000 by the Information Commissioner’s ...

Thu 10 Aug 17 from Guardian.co.uk

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Speedtest now has a monthly ranking of global internet speeds

Speedtest has long been the go-to for measuring internet speed, and now it’s launched the Speedtest Global Index, a monthly global ranking that allows you to see how your country ...

Fri 11 Aug 17 from The Verge

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London underground to have 4G by 2019, says Sadiq Khan

In a letter to London's 33 local authorities, Mayor Sadiq Khan said he would have 4G on the tube by 2019 as part of a drive to eliminate the capital's connectivity 'not-spots' (stock image). ...

Thu 10 Aug 17 from Daily Mail

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