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Major carriers, state AGs will work to combat robocalls

Major phone companies are telling the country's state attorneys general that they will do more against robocalls.

Thu 22 Aug 19 from TechXplore

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Verizon enlists Boingo to help it bring 5G indoors

Sure, real 5G is up to three times faster than LTE, but there are a few caveats. As we discovered in Chicago, 5G doesn't always hold up when you're trying to use it indoors. ...

Thu 22 Aug 19 from Engadget

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No One Knows How Many US Homes, Businesses Lack Broadband Access

Data from a new survey of who has broadband in the US shows that the previous method of estimating service coverage has been downright bad. We have no real ...

Fri 23 Aug 19 from Extremetech

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5 reasons why this bank holiday is the perfect time to sort your broadband deal

The sun may be shining, but don't miss out on these bargains - it's time to finally get your internet nailed with our pick of the best broadband deals.

4 hours ago from Techradar

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5G global revenues to double by 2020, report says - CNET

But researchers caution against abandoning 4G networks.

Thu 22 Aug 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

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Stop screaming at your cable box: 5G is on the way - CNET

Upset with your cable provider? 5G could mean that help is on the way.

Thu 22 Aug 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

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Three UK rolls out 5G home internet access in London

Yet another carrier is offering 5G in the UK -- although it's not on your phone. Three has launched 5G home broadband in parts of London, giving people "fibre-like speeds" ...

Sun 18 Aug 19 from Engadget

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Better video streaming when WiFi is scarce

In an era when the average U.S. household has five internet-connected devices, web surfers may often feel like they're always fighting over scraps of WiFi. How can a whole family all binge their ...

Mon 19 Aug 19 from TechXplore

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Study finds US carriers aggressively throttle video streams

US carriers engage in far more aggressive throttling practices than they've led their subscribers to believe, claims a new study. Verizon (Engadget's parent company), AT&T, ...

Mon 19 Aug 19 from Engadget

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FCC hands out more than $600,000 in penalties over misuse of emergency alert tones

The Federal Communications Commission’s Enforcement Bureau has collectively issued more than $600,000 in fines to a TV broadcaster, cable TV networks and a radio broadcaster for misusing Emergency ...

Fri 16 Aug 19 from Techspot

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