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Sling TV just got cheaper - CNET

The streaming TV service has new lower pricing for four of its most popular content bundles.

6 hours ago from CNET

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Bristol and BT collaborate on massive MIMO trials for 5G wireless

The quest for highly efficient 5G wireless connectivity has been given a boost thanks to a collaboration between a team of 5G engineers from the Universities of Bristol and Lund, National Instruments ...

11 hours ago from Phys.org

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Net neutrality should be Silicon Valley's next fight

Silicon Valley is rightly focused on President Donald Trump's immigration order. But it should be gearing up for another fight that's vital to both tech companies and their customers.

Fri 17 Feb 17 from Phys.org

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Verizon to introduce 5G connectivity in US test markets by mid-2017

Verizon appears to be making good on its promises of building the first 5G cellular network in the United States. Today, the carrier announced it will roll out 5G connectivity to pilot ...

Wed 22 Feb 17 from Gizmag

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T-Mobile wants you to ignore last-place finish in nationwide network test

Verizon and T-Mobile each claim best network, pointing to different tests.

Thu 23 Feb 17 from Arstechnica

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FCC approves first LTE-U devices

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced that as a way to help alleviate network congestion, his organization has approved devices that tap into the LTE-U spectrum. ...

Wed 22 Feb 17 from Engadget

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EE helikite solution to bring coverage to rural communities hurt by disasters

(Tech Xplore)—On Tuesday, the EE network operator posted a video showing its latest air mast technology using drones and balloons.

Wed 22 Feb 17 from TechXplore

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A problem shared can be a problem doubled

Customers perceive one and the same service problem very differently, depending on whether they are affected as individuals or in a group. Service failures that affect a group of customers cause ...

Wed 22 Feb 17 from Phys.org

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Google's Project Fi starts testing Voice over LTE support

Google’s Project Fi has a number of forward thinking features, such as the ability to seamlessly switch between networks depending on the best available signal, using your data allowances ...

Tue 21 Feb 17 from Techspot

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Sprint And T-Mobile Merger Talks Reportedly Resumed

It was reported for a very long time that Deutsche Telekom, the parent company of T-Mobile U.S., was trying to sell its 65 percent stake in the carrier because it wanted to exit the U.S. market. ...

Sun 19 Feb 17 from Ubergizmo

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