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AT&T backpedals on decision to pause fiber rollout

A couple of weeks after AT&T announced that it would pause the rollout of its high-speed fiber network amid the uncertainty surrounding net neutrality rules, the company has clarified that ...

Thu 27 Nov 14 from Techspot

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Three UK owner considers fighting BT to buy EE or O2

It's no secret that BT is eyeing a return to the mobile market, by way of either EE or O2, but its movement may have come at a cost. According to Reuters, BT's intentions have caught of attention ...

14 hours ago from Engadget

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Australia to FINALLY get sky high Internet via NBN satellites in 2015, 2016?

Featured | Written by: Alex Zaharov-Reutt | Published in: Telecoms & NBNA new report says NBN Co is in talks with Australia's two major airlines so its customers can get Wi-Fi in the sky, not ...

23 hours ago from iTWire

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There are now 3 billion people on the internet and those in Denmark are best at it

Denmark is the most connected place on the internet, as the number of people getting online is quickly increasing, a UN report has said.

Tue 25 Nov 14 from The Independent

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German study supports free "Super WiFi"

The need for the wireless transfer of data will increase significantly in the coming years. Scientists at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) therefore propose to turn some of the TV ...

Mon 24 Nov 14 from

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BT shares jump on 'preliminary talks' with Telefonica over sale of O2

BT has set the City alight as it revealed that it is in talks over a takeover of either mobile rival O2 or EE in a deal worth as much as 10 billion.

Mon 24 Nov 14 from The Independent

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PEXA picks Verizon smart credential services for e-conveyancing

Written by: Stephen Withers | Published in: Government Tech PolicyThe first online property transfer in Australia occurred this week. The PEXA e-conveyancing platform is secured using technology ...

Tue 25 Nov 14 from iTWire

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End to end 5G for super, superfast mobile

A collaboration between NEC Electronics Samsung and several academic centres in China and Iran, is investigating how software-defined cellular networking might be used to give smart phone users ...

Mon 24 Nov 14 from

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FCC spectrum auction brings in more than $34 billion in bids

Wireless companies such as AT&T and Verizon have collectively bid more than $34 billion in an FCC auction for the rights to use 65 MHz of spectrum. 

Mon 24 Nov 14 from The Christian Science Monitor

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Comcast wants customers to track and rate its technicians

When it comes to offering great customer service, Comcast's reputation on the matter is far from being healthy. Every now and then, the company gets put on the map for making its subscribers ...

Tue 25 Nov 14 from Engadget

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