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T-Mobile fined $48M over slowing 'unlimited' data plans

T-Mobile, the country's No. 3 wireless carrier, will pay $48 million for not clearly telling customers how "unlimited" data plans weren't really, well, unlimited.

Wed 19 Oct 16 from

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Amazon reportedly considering selling Internet service overseas

Amazon has added a number of web-based services including Prime Photos and Prime Video to its popular subscription service. Should the latest rumor out of the mill pan out, Internet itself could ...

Wed 19 Oct 16 from Techspot

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Verizon Will Sell You Unlimited Data For 30 Minutes

Verizon doesn’t really like unlimited data even though customers are more than happy to pay for the privilege. However, the carrier is open to selling it to customers with a few strings ...

Sun 16 Oct 16 from Ubergizmo

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Etisalat Misr, Vodafone Egypt sign 4G license deals in Egypt

CAIRO (Reuters) - Vodafone Egypt and Etisalat Misr have signed license deals allowing them to operate fourth-generation (4G) mobile services in Egypt, the country's telecoms regulator said on ...

Sun 16 Oct 16 from Reuters Technology

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Comcast fined $2.3M to end probe into mischarging customers

Government regulators are fining Comcast $2.3 million, saying the cable giant has charged customers for stuff they never ordered, like premium channels or extra cable boxes.

Tue 11 Oct 16 from

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Questionable Verizon Billing Practices Spark Tenfold Increase In FCC Complaints

Wireless carriers don’t exactly have a glowing reputation with Americans. Between hidden and overage fees, sometimes inadequate customer service, and shady billing practices, customers have ...

Thu 13 Oct 16 from HotHardware

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LG Unveils New Wireless Charging Pad

If there is one reason why wireless charging hasn’t really taken off the way we thought, it is because for the most part, wireless charging is still slower compared to using a cable. Kind of ...

Wed 12 Oct 16 from Ubergizmo

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Marconi inspires Rice design for 1-terabit wireless

Rice University wireless researchers are taking a page from radio inventor Guglielmo Marconi to create the first laser-free, wireless system capable of delivering 1 terabit of data per second.

Tue 11 Oct 16 from

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Insider Q&A: What's hard about streaming TV online

As more people watch TV over the internet, the entertainment industry has "to get on board with it," said Roger Lynch, the CEO of Sling TV.

Mon 10 Oct 16 from

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Comcast rolls out 1TB cap, hit with $2.3 million FCC fine for unauthorized equipment charges

Comcast is enforcing its 1TB data cap in 38 markets beginning on November 1, even as the FCC fines it for piling charges and equipment on customers that they never ordered.

Wed 12 Oct 16 from Extremetech

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