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Comcast accused of sabotage by independent Texas ISP

A small independent ISP in Texas has filed a lawsuit against Comcast claiming that the telecom giant intentionally severed its lines after refusing a buyout offer.

19 hours ago from Techspot

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FCC fines alleged robocall scammer $120 million - CNET

The alleged robocaller made 96 million calls in three months.

Fri 23 Jun 17 from CNET Cutting Edge

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At the White House’s emerging tech event, drones are one of the day’s big topics

 Tech leaders gathered today at the White House for a series of focused sessions on hot topics in tech. Thursday’s event, titled “American Leadership in Emerging Technology,” ...

Thu 22 Jun 17 from TechCrunch

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ESA throws its weight behind satellite-based 5G internet

The European Space Agency has joined forces with 16 European space companies to demonstrate and champion satellite-based 5G internet. They're calling their new initiative "Satellite ...

Wed 21 Jun 17 from Engadget

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Broadband deal of the week: Get BT Infinity fibre at Black Friday prices

It's been seven months since we've seen a BT Infinity fibre broadband deal for only £27.99 per month.

Fri 23 Jun 17 from Techradar

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Charter promised more broadband but didn’t deliver, now must pay fine

21,000 NY customers did not get broadband on schedule, despite merger promise.

Thu 22 Jun 17 from Arstechnica

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Cable lobby tries to stop state investigations into slow broadband speeds

Besides gutting net neutrality, industry wants less scrutiny of speed claims.

Mon 19 Jun 17 from Arstechnica

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Ofcom fines Three £1.9 MILLION

Ofcom, has fined UK mobile network provider Three £1,890,000 ($2,413,719), after uncovering a weakness in the mobile operator's emergency call network.

Fri 16 Jun 17 from Daily Mail

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Roaming charges to end across the European Union, but callers are warned about a huge catch

People have been warned to check for unexpected costs

Mon 12 Jun 17 from The Independent

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Rest easy during EU holidays: no more phone roaming costs

From now on, European Union holidaymakers should return home without that sense of high anxiety about their mobile phone bill: extra fees for using it abroad should have gone.

Thu 15 Jun 17 from Phys.org

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