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Net neutrality under threat as FCC opens doors to internet barriers

'Our companies should be able to compete with incumbents on the quality of our products and services, not our capacity to pay tolls'

12 hours ago from The Independent

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Watch a flying car prototype hover over a lake

Kitty Hawk — a company backed by Larry Page, the Google co-founder and Alphabet Inc. chief executive — debuted its long-secret “Kitty Hawk Flyer” in a demonstration video.

Tue 25 Apr 17 from The Washington Post

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Verizon’s $80 Prepaid Unlimited Wireless Plan Is Seriously Handicapped

Verizon this week released its $80 prepaid unlimited wireless plan. The price tag and promise of “unlimited data, talk, and text” may seem tempting, however, the plan is rife with pitfalls. First, ...

Wed 26 Apr 17 from HotHardware

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AT&T’s Faux 5G Network To Service 20 Metro Areas By Year’s End And Support Galaxy S8

AT&T is putting the word out that it is "creating a 5G network that will change the world," only it's not really a 5G network. It is more like a rebranded 4G network that AT&T is calling 5G ...

Wed 26 Apr 17 from HotHardware

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Canada Kills Carrier’s Plan To Offer Unlimited Music To Customers

Over in the US, you have carriers such as T-Mobile who offer up music and movie streaming plans for its customers that do not eat into their regular data. Basically as long as you are streaming ...

Sun 23 Apr 17 from Ubergizmo

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Internet of the future via massive mobile antennae technology

Mobile base stations for 5G solutions will consist of hundreds of small antennas. Benefits include faster transmission, improved energy efficiency, better security and wider coverage. Researchers ...

Mon 24 Apr 17 from Phys.org

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How Dish Network could shake up your wireless service - CNET

The way your service looks in coming years could rest in the hands of a satellite TV provider. Seriously.

Sun 23 Apr 17 from CNET Cutting Edge

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Facebook Aims to Remake Telecom With Millimeter Waves and Tether-tennas

Facebook's Yael Maguire talks about millimeter wave networks, Aquila, and flying tethered antennas at the F8 developer conference

Wed 19 Apr 17 from IEEE Spectrum

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Britain's bungling broadband giants are shamed

Frequent price rises, connection drop outs, unreliable speeds and ‘woeful’ customer service saw TalkTalk, BT, Sky and EE shamed as the Britain's worst providers in a Which? survey.

Thu 20 Apr 17 from Daily Mail

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Verizon CEO: We’d consider merger with almost anyone, including Comcast

No deal is imminent as Verizon CEO claims no one has the fiber to match Verizon.

Wed 19 Apr 17 from Arstechnica

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