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China Telecom earmarked as Philippines' 3rd telecoms player: Manila officials

MANILA (Reuters) - State-run China Telecom Corp could become the Philippines' third telecoms player, officials of the Southeast Asian nation said on Sunday, as the government looks to stir up ...

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Ajit Pai jokes with Verizon exec about him being a “puppet” FCC chair

“We want to groom a Verizon puppet to install as FCC chair,” Verizon says in skit.

Sat 9 Dec 17 from Arstechnica

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Comcast's xFi DOCSIS 3.1 Wireless Gateway Promises Speeds Of Up To 1.5Gbps

Picture this—your parents just moved to a new location, ordered Internet service, and are having trouble setting it up. What do they do? They call you, of course, for help in configuring their ...

Wed 6 Dec 17 from HotHardware

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Charlie Ergen steps aside as Dish CEO to focus on wireless

Charlie Ergen, the founder of satellite TV company Dish, is stepping aside as CEO to focus on the company's wireless business.

Tue 5 Dec 17 from

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Text Messaging Is Now 25 Years Old

What started as a curious implementation of existing cellular standards eventually grew into a huge part of our daily communication. Now, what comes next as the influence of SMS wanes? The post ...

Tue 5 Dec 17 from Extremetech

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Remote Town Gets Fiber Internet With a Little Help from a Drone

Bringing blazing fast Internet access to residents of remote rural communities isn’t high on the priority list of most ISPs. That may change, now that drones can be used to speed deployment. ...

Tue 5 Dec 17 from

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Verizon to launch 5G wireless residential broadband service next year

Verizon’s 5G wireless network will make its debut in 2018 albeit probably not in the form most expected.

Thu 30 Nov 17 from Techspot

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Charter brags about big speed boost—after saying Title II stalled investment

Charter told investors that net neutrality regs "didn't really hurt us."

Mon 4 Dec 17 from Arstechnica

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Hot, sunny days could slow 5G networks, but research offers solutions

Hot, sunny weather could degrade future fifth-generation or "5G" cellular transmissions by more than 15%—which could mean more dropped calls in places like Florida and the Middle East—but an ...

Thu 30 Nov 17 from

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Spanish taxis strike to protest Uber, Cabify services

Spanish taxis are refusing to pick up passengers in a one-day strike against the increase in cars run by private companies offering cheaper, mobile ride-hailing services.

Wed 29 Nov 17 from

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